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
These Are the Top 10 Busiest Airports in the World
Reader's Digest - 9/20/2022 12:00:00 AM
Not only is the busiest airport in the world in America ... center for western China and one of the two core hubs for the country’s main airline, Air China. Nearly 350 million people live ...
Which US airports are cheapest for domestic flights?
Mediafeed on MSN.com - 9/26/2022 9:56:00 AM
Ticket costs vary considerably between airports – social competition, alternative routes and the diverse quality of experience offered from airline to airline mean that the most intuitive airport of departure is not always the cheapest.
World’s largest cargo plane touches down in Belfast
Belfast Telegraph - 9/26/2022 2:02:00 PM
One of the world’s biggest airplanes has touched down at. The Antonov 124 is the largest operational cargo plane and is due to leave later on Monday following a heavy cargo operation. The company has renamed a number of its fleet in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.
Singapore Seeks To Transform Industries As World Enters New Era Of Global Trade: DPM Lawrence Wong
Forbes on MSN.com - 9/26/2022 2:10:47 PM
Singapore deputy prime minister Lawrence Wong said the city-state is constantly reinventing itself to remain relevant as the world enters a new era of global trade.
1 Year After U.S. Leaves Afghanistan, Taliban-Linked Terrorist Organization Runs Nation’s Airports
Forbes - 9/23/2022 11:45:00 AM
Turkey and Qatar had plans to take control of three major Afghan airports. But when the Taliban said they will be in charge of security, the consortium talks broke down. And the United Arab Emirates took over instead.
Which Airport Does Each Major US Carrier Call Home?
SimpleFlying on MSN.com - 9/21/2022 5:30:14 PM
Almost all airlines have a place they call home - the main hub, where they station crew and have their maintenance base. The United States is home to the world's largest single airline hub, but also to more nomadic low-cost point-to-point models of operation.
Russian lawmaker says draft-age men should not be allowed to leave country
Reuters on MSN.com - 9/26/2022 9:47:21 AM
Russian men of fighting age should not be allowed to travel abroad, a senior lawmaker was quoted as saying on Monday, amid growing public concern that wider border closures will be announced to stop people fleeing the draft.
PM Visits Hamad, Doha International Airports, Assesses World Cup Readiness
Mena FN - 9/25/2022 8:11:00 PM
HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani paid an inspection tour to Hamad International Ai
Atlanta's airport to receive $18.4M federal grant to reconstruct aging taxiways
The Center Square - 9/23/2022 8:15:00 PM
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a more than $18.4 million grant to reconstruct taxiways at the world’s busiest airport. "This grant will finance the rehabilitation and reconstruction of taxiways: improving safety,
Atlanta Airport Named No. 3 “Megahub” for International Connectivity
AviationPros - 9/20/2022 2:05:00 PM
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport ranks as the world’s third-largest “megahub” for international flight connectivity, according to a study by travel data firm OAG, a reflection of the strong U.