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) and 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, 2020See also: Airports map
The 10 Busiest Airports in the World
24/7 Wall St - 5/20/2022 12:00:00 PM
As dozens of international borders closed in 2020 and flights were booked at a fraction of their usual capacity, airports were largely deserted. The airlines that remained in operation were mostly cargo and freight carriers.
Tanzania to receive Sh1.27 trillion World Bank loan to unlock infrastructure bottlenecks
The Citizen - 5/27/2022 4:08:00 PM
Tanzania will receive $550 million (Sh1.26 trillion) loan from the World Bank to unlock the country’s critical road and airport bottlenecks.
Orlando cracks list of world's top 10 busiest airports as U.S. leisure traffic soars
Reuters - 4/11/2022 6:11:00 AM
While China remains an aviation powerhouse the country's international ... with most of the recurrent busiest airports pre-COVID-19 back at the top,” ACI World Director General Luis Felipe ...
Afghanistan's Airports Will Soon Be Managed By A Foreign Company
SimpleFlying on MSN.com - 5/24/2022 4:00:14 PM
The Taliban has reportedly signed a deal that will see some of Afghanistan's largest airports become partially managed by a foreign entity. Specifically, a company from the United Arab Emirates will be in charge of logistics at the airports in Herat,
How does Salt Lake International compare to the busiest airports in the world?
KSL - 4/30/2022 2:30:00 AM
Eight of the top 10 busiest airports in the world are located in the United States ... the momentum created by reopening plans by countries could lead to an uptick in travel in the second half ...
American Airlines relaunching delayed route from DFW Airport to Auckland, New Zealand
Dallas Morning News - 5/26/2022 6:00:00 PM
American Airlines will finally fly from DFW International Airport to Auckland, New Zealand this fall on a route delayed two years because of the
Jewar Airport seeks suitable partner to create world-class cargo hub near Delhi
Business Today on MSN.com - 5/24/2022 1:36:25 PM
Speaking exclusively to Business Today, the concessionaire for the airport project said they had been taking feedback from several industries on their expectations from such a facility.
Customs and Border Protection bulletin: American fighters headed to Ukraine questioned at U.S. airports
YAHOO!News - 5/24/2022 9:31:00 PM
The Department of Homeland Security is worried about white supremacists returning to the U.S. with battlefield experience. Critics say it's bought Russia’s propaganda.
CEO Of World’s Biggest Airport Retailer To Be Replaced By His Former CFO
Forbes - 2/23/2022 12:35:00 AM
Díaz was instrumental in turning Dufry into the world’s biggest airport retailer. After joining the company as CEO in 2004 via its acquisition by private equity group Advent International ...