Definition: This entry gives the total number of airports or airfields recognizable from the air. The runway(s) may be paved (concrete or asphalt surfaces) or unpaved (grass, earth, sand, or gravel surfaces) but may include closed or abandoned installations. Airports or airfields that are no longer recognizable (overgrown, no facilities, etc.) are not included. Note that not all airports have accommodations for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Airports map
ACI World Airport Report shows airport traffic is still going strong
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 9/22/2014 3:05:01 AM
released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report. With comprehensive data coverage for almost 2,000 airports in 160 countries worldwide, ACI's flagship publication remains the authoritative source and industry reference for the latest ...
Bigger Airport Show In 2015 275 Exhibitors From Over 40 Countries
middleeastevents.com - 9/22/2014 7:44:11 AM
Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai World Central (DWC ... The organizers said about 275 exhibitors from over 40 countries are expected for the 2015 edition. Last year, the number of exhibitors surged 11 per cent compared with the 2013 participation.
Air Arabia PJSC : Sharjah International Airport confirms SITAs common-use success with five-year renewal
4 Traders - 9/22/2014 7:51:21 AM
With a presence at more than 400 airports around the world, SITA provides a unique service to its 450 air transport industry members and 2,800 customers in more than 200 countries. In 2013, SITA had consolidated revenues of US$1.63 billion. SITAs ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country." In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called LaGuardia and ...
Bristol Airport to promote West of England to world
Travel News - 9/22/2014 7:15:33 AM
The WRD forum – the world’s largest commercial aviation event – gives airports and tourism organisations the ... with over a million journeys made by overseas visitors from 82 different countries in 2012. Besides the one-on-one meetings with airlines ...
The Discomfort At Nigerian Airports
Spy Ghana - 9/21/2014 6:58:15 PM
With a masterplan for the remodelling of 22 airports across the country in an aerotropolis concept, aviation is said to have witnessed a massive infrastructure upgrade at par with international standards and in consonance with the transformation agenda of ...
Visas on arrival getting more popular at Yangon International Airport
THE NATION - 9/22/2014 5:09:42 PM
"From January to August of this year, a total of 74,503 foreign visitors entered the country with visas on arrival at Yangon International Airport," an immigration spokesperson said. "Chinese nationals topped the list with Japanese nationals coming second."
Inside the ruins of Gaza's airport: Photographs show how transport hub named in honour of Yasser Arafat and that was open for just three years has been destroyed by neglect and war
Daily Mail - 8/22/2014 1:32:56 AM
Yasser Arafat International Airport, was built in the southern city of Rafah in 1998 with millions of dollars in foreign grants. Egypt, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Germany and other European Union countries all contributed, with Moroccan architects ...
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
IBN Live - 4/19/2013 3:43:05 AM
New Delhi: Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGI) has been rated as the best airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in the 5-10 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were ...
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/7/2013 4:28:56 PM
As the gateway to a city or country, airports are often striking works of architecture. Here are ten of the best from around the world. John F ... one of the easiest airports to navigate, it's also beautiful. Terminal 4's architectural highlights include ...
World's 10 best airports!
Rediff India Abroad - 8/4/2011 6:16:08 AM
World Airport Awards Skytrax 2011 held in Copenhagen ... It is the largest airport in the Nordic countries, and one of the oldest international airports in Europe.
WHO urges Ebola-hit countries to do 'exit screening' of intl airports, seaports, land crossings
CNBC - 8/18/2014 3:49:31 PM
Authorities in countries affected by Ebola should check people departing at international airports, seaports and major border crossings and stop any with signs of the virus from travelling, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. The U.N ...
WHO: Ebola Affected Countries Must Conduct 'Exit Screenings' at Airports, Borders
Breitbart News - 8/18/2014 2:59:24 PM
The World Health Organization is strongly urging countries affected by the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa-- Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Nigeria-- to screen individuals leaving the country for the virus at airports, seaports, and border crossings.
Taliban Hit Airport Again After Pakistani Airstrikes
New York Times - 6/10/2014 9:40:22 AM
LONDON — Retaliating against a new wave of military airstrikes, Pakistani Taliban gunmen on Tuesday attacked security forces at Karachi’s international airport for the second time this week, underscoring their capacity to create mayhem in the country ...
Miami International Airport’s APC kiosks extended to include 38 visa waiver countries
Future Travel Experience - 6/20/2014 4:23:41 PM
Travellers from the 38 countries participating in the US Department of State’s Visa Waiver Program (VWP) can now use the automated passport control (APC) kiosks at Miami International Airport (MIA). The kiosks, which automate the arrivals immigration ...