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Airports
 
 
CountryAirports
Afghanistan46 (2007)
Albania11 (2007)
Algeria150 (2007)
American Samoa3 (2007)
Angola232 (2007)
Anguilla3 (2007)
Antarctica26 (2007)
Antigua and Barbuda3 (2007)
Argentina1,272 (2007)
Armenia12 (2007)
Aruba1 (2007)
Australia461 (2007)
Austria55 (2007)
Azerbaijan35 (2007)
Bahamas, The62 (2007)
Bahrain3 (2007)
Bangladesh16 (2007)
Barbados1 (2007)
Belarus67 (2007)
Belgium43 (2007)
Belize44 (2007)
Benin5 (2007)
Bermuda1 (2007)
Bhutan2 (2007)
Bolivia1,061 (2007)
Bosnia and Herzegovina28 (2007)
Botswana85 (2007)
Brazil4,263 (2007)
British Indian Ocean Territory1 (2007)
British Virgin Islands3 (2007)
Brunei2 (2007)
Bulgaria214 (2007)
Burkina Faso33 (2007)
Burma86 (2007)
Burundi8 (2007)
Cambodia17 (2007)
Cameroon45 (2007)
Canada1,343 (2007)
Cape Verde8 (2007)
Cayman Islands3 (2007)
Central African Republic51 (2007)
Chad55 (2007)
Chile358 (2007)
China467 (2007)
Christmas Island1 (2007)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands1 (2007)
Colombia934 (2007)
Comoros4 (2007)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the237 (2007)
Congo, Republic of the31 (2007)
Cook Islands9 (2007)
Costa Rica151 (2007)
Cote d'Ivoire34 (2007)
Croatia68 (2007)
Cuba165 (2007)
Cyprus16 (2007)
Czech Republic122 (2007)
Denmark91 (2007)
Djibouti13 (2007)
Dominica2 (2007)
Dominican Republic34 (2007)
Ecuador406 (2007)
Egypt88 (2007)
El Salvador65 (2007)
Equatorial Guinea5 (2007)
Eritrea18 (2007)
Estonia19 (2007)
Ethiopia84 (2007)
European Union3,393 (2006)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)6 (2007)
Faroe Islands1 (2007)
Fiji28 (2007)
Finland148 (2007)
France476 (2007)
French Polynesia54 (2007)
French Southern and Antarctic Lands4 (one each on Europa Island, Glorioso Islands, Juan de Nova Island, and Tromelin Island in the Iles Eparses district) (2006)
Gabon53 (2007)
Gambia, The1 (2007)
Gaza Strip2 (2007)
Georgia23 (2007)
Germany550 (2007)
Ghana12 (2007)
Gibraltar1 (2007)
Greece81 (2007)
Greenland14 (2007)
Grenada3 (2007)
Guam5 (2007)
Guatemala402 (2007)
Guernsey2 (2007)
Guinea16 (2007)
Guinea-Bissau27 (2007)
Guyana93 (2007)
Haiti14 (2007)
Honduras112 (2007)
Hong Kong2 (2007)
Hungary46 (2007)
Iceland99 (2007)
India346 (2007)
Indonesia652 (2007)
Iran331 (2007)
Iraq110 (2007)
Ireland34 (2007)
Isle of Man1 (2007)
Israel53 (2007)
Italy132 (2007)
Jamaica34 (2007)
Jan Mayen1 (2007)
Japan176 (2007)
Jersey1 (2007)
Jordan17 (2007)
Kazakhstan97 (2007)
Kenya225 (2007)
Kiribati19 (2007)
Korea, North77 (2007)
Korea, South105 (2007)
Kosovo10 (2008)
Kosovo10 (2008)
Kuwait7 (2007)
Kyrgyzstan30 (2007)
Laos42 (2007)
Latvia42 (2007)
Lebanon7 (2007)
Lesotho28 (2007)
Liberia53 (2007)
Libya141 (2007)
Lithuania87 (2007)
Luxembourg2 (2007)
Macau1 (2007)
Macedonia17 (2007)
Madagascar104 (2007)
Malawi39 (2007)
Malaysia116 (2007)
Maldives5 (2007)
Mali29 (2007)
Malta1 (2007)
Marshall Islands15 (2007)
Mauritania25 (2007)
Mauritius5 (2007)
Mayotte1 (2007)
Mexico1,834 (2007)
Micronesia, Federated States of6 (2007)
Moldova10 (2007)
Mongolia44 (2007)
Montenegro5 (2007)
Montserrat2 (2007)
Morocco60 (2007)
Mozambique147 (2007)
Namibia137 (2007)
Nauru1 (2007)
Nepal47 (2007)
Netherlands27 (2007)
Netherlands Antilles5 (2007)
New Caledonia25 (2007)
New Zealand121 (2007)
Nicaragua163 (2007)
Niger28 (2007)
Nigeria70 (2007)
Niue1 (2007)
Norfolk Island1 (2007)
Northern Mariana Islands5 (2007)
Norway98 (2007)
Oman137 (2007)
Pakistan146 (2007)
Palau3 (2007)
Panama116 (2007)
Papua New Guinea578 (2007)
Paracel Islands1 (2007)
Paraguay838 (2007)
Peru237 (2007)
Philippines255 (2007)
Poland123 (2007)
Portugal66 (2007)
Puerto Rico29 (2007)
Qatar5 (2007)
Romania61 (2007)
Russia1,260 (2007)
Rwanda9 (2007)
Saint Barthelemy1
Saint Helena1 (2007)
Saint Kitts and Nevis2 (2007)
Saint Lucia2 (2007)
Saint Martin1
Saint Pierre and Miquelon2 (2007)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines6 (2007)
Samoa4 (2007)
Sao Tome and Principe2 (2007)
Saudi Arabia213 (2007)
Senegal20 (2007)
Serbia39 (note - includes Kosovo) (2007)
Seychelles15 (2007)
Sierra Leone10 (2007)
Singapore8 (2007)
Slovakia35 (2007)
Slovenia14 (2007)
Solomon Islands35 (2007)
Somalia67 (2007)
South Africa728 (2007)
Spain154 (2007)
Spratly Islands3 (2007)
Sri Lanka18 (2007)
Sudan101 (2007)
Suriname50 (2007)
Svalbard4 (2007)
Swaziland18 (2007)
Sweden250 (2007)
Switzerland65 (2007)
Syria90 (2007)
Taiwan41 (2007)
Tajikistan26 (2007)
Tanzania124 (2007)
Thailand106 (2007)
Timor-Leste8 (2007)
Togo9 (2007)
Tonga6 (2007)
Trinidad and Tobago6 (2007)
Tunisia30 (2007)
Turkey117 (2007)
Turkmenistan28 (2007)
Turks and Caicos Islands8 (2007)
Tuvalu1 (2007)
Uganda32 (2007)
Ukraine437 (2007)
United Arab Emirates39 (2007)
United Kingdom449 (2007)
United States14,947 (2007)
United States Pacific Island Wildlife RefugesBaker Island: one abandoned World War II runway of 1,665 m covered with vegetation and unusable
Howland Island: airstrip constructed in 1937 for scheduled refueling stop on the round-the-world flight of Amelia EARHART and Fred NOONAN; the aviators left Lae, New Guinea, for Howland Island but were never seen again; the airstrip is no longer serviceable
Johnston Atoll: one closed and not maintained
Kingman Reef: lagoon was used as a halfway station between Hawaii and American Samoa by Pan American Airways for flying boats in 1937 and 1938
Midway Islands: 3 - one operational (2,409 m paved); no fuel for sale except emergencies
Palmyra Atoll: 1 - 1,846 m unpaved runway; privately owned (2006)
Uruguay60 (2007)
Uzbekistan54 (2007)
Vanuatu31 (2007)
Venezuela390 (2007)
Vietnam44 (2007)
Virgin Islands2 (2007)
Wake Island1 (2007)
Wallis and Futuna2 (2007)
West Bank3 (2007)
Western Sahara9 (2007)
Worldtotal airports - 49,024
top ten by passengers: Atlanta - 84,846,639; Chicago - 77,028,134; London - 67,530,197; Tokyo - 65,810,672; Los Angeles - 61,041,066; Dallas/Fort Worth - 60,226,138; Paris - 56,849,567; Frankfurt - 52,810,683; Beijing - 48,654,770; Denver - 47,325,016
top ten by cargo (metric tons): Memphis - 3,692,081; Hong Kong - 3,609,780; Anchorage - 2,691,395; Seoul - 2,336,572; Tokyo - 2,280,830; Shanghai - 2,168,122; Paris - 2,130,724; Frankfurt - 2,127,646; Louisville (US) - 1,983,032; Singapore - 1,931,881 (2006)
Yemen50 (2007)
Zambia107 (2007)
Zimbabwe341 (2007)

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