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, 2014See also: Airports map
Labor Day flying: behind the scenes at a very busy airport
Inside Bay Area - 9/3/2015 7:41:52 AM
But for those who need to get across the country fast, nothing can compete with ... Each day, more than 170,000 passengers use the airport, making it the ninth busiest in the world. Since many of those trips are on smaller, domestic jets, the airport ...
Led by an Iron Maiden rocker, Air Djibouti aims to take on the Gulf aviation giants
Arabian Business - 9/3/2015 10:19:21 AM
It is building four new ports, two airports, and a $3.5 billion-free trade zone set ... It plans to start services to Sudan, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana and countries in central Africa this year, specialising in high-value goods from electronic goods to laptop ...
A unique view of Labor Day travel: behind the scenes at one of the world's busiest airports
680 News - 9/3/2015 12:49:41 PM
But for those who need to get across the country fast, nothing can compete with ... more than 170,000 passengers use the airport, making it the ninth busiest in the world. Since many of those trips are on smaller, domestic jets, the airport sees a higher ...
Morpho Wins Contract for 44 Itemiser 4DX Trace Detectors to UK Airports
Financial Content - 9/3/2015 4:57:14 AM
More than 23,000 Morpho ETD systems have been supplied to airports, air cargo facilities ... With systems operating in more than 100 countries, Morpho's solutions simplify and secure the lives of people around the world.
Paul Theroux's 'Deep South' Takes Us Inside America's Third World
PopMatters - 9/3/2015 11:09:28 AM
Instead of having to endure “the persistent nuisance of a succession of airports … for a brief interlude ... I’m a traveler” would-be citizen of the world, he extols the joys of traveling in his own country, and not as a blinkered nativist but ...
Explore The World With The Qatar Airways End Of Summer Sale
Market Watch - 9/3/2015 7:27:33 AM
The award-winning alliance was named the World's Best Airline Alliance 2015 by Skytrax ... enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures. Qatar Airways recently launched Oryx ...
At massive parade, Xi says China will cut troop levels by 3,00,000
Rediff India Abroad - 9/3/2015 11:02:18 AM
He said this victory also re-established China as a major country in the world and won the Chinese people respect ... The city's international airport was closed for two hours. Image: Chinese President Xi Jinping stands in a car after he reviewed the ...
World’s First Solar Powered Airport Opens In Cochin
Asianscientist - 8/24/2015 8:58:09 AM
has become the first airport in the world run completely on solar power. It's latest 12 MWp solar power plant, comprising of 46,150 solar panels laid across 45 acres near cargo complex, was inaugurated on August 18 by Chief Minister of Kerala, Mr. Oommen ...
Moody staff, incomprehensible signs and a hub that's like a 'Third World country': Are these the most hated airports in the world?
Daily Mail - 4/22/2015 4:04:23 PM
The airport was once likened to a 'third world country' by U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden. The 2014 Guide to Sleeping at Airports named the Pakistan airport as the very worst after tourists were asked to rate their airport experiences based on comfort ...
INS Dega Airport to be developed
Webindia 123 - 9/3/2015 1:54:06 PM
He said all the P8I aircraft will be stationedat Arakonam in Tamil Nadu.He said India was the first country in the world purchasing P8Iaircraft from America and the main purpose of the aircraft is to searchand detect submarines with latest radars and ...
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 ...
Is N. Korean airline world's worst? It may be the quirkiest
San Antonio Express-News - 9/3/2015 7:06:05 AM
Those are among many quirks that may help explain why North Korea's airline has earned a singular distinction: It's been ranked the world's worst airline for ... were fixed long ago. The new airport terminal, a vast improvement over the temporary ...
New golf superintendent selected at Diamonhead Country Club on Mississippi's Gulf Coast
World Golf - 9/3/2015 9:43:34 AM
Smith has accepted the position as Golf Superintendent for the Diamondhead Country Club on Mississippi's Gulf Coast ... 8 hydra clay tennis courts (lighted), a marina and an airport are some of the other property features. The Oaks Golf Club in Pass ...
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
IBN LIve - 4/19/2013 6:42:02 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 ...
Infrastructure in the Rich World: Building Works
CFO - 9/3/2015 3:05:41 PM
It is hard to exaggerate the decrepitude of infrastructure in much of the rich world. One in three railway bridges in ... The American Society of Civil Engineers rates around 14,000 of the country’s dams as “high hazard” and 151,238 of its bridges ...