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Abraham González
   International Airport is in   
Ciudad Juárez, México
Located in Chihuahua, México near the U.S.- México border opposite with el Paso, Texas
Aimé Césaire
   International Airport is in   
Martinique, French West Indies
In 2007 renamed after author and politician Aimé Césaire
Alexander the Great
   International Airport is in   
Skopje, Macedonia
Was formerly known as Petrovec Airport and is the largest and busiest international airport in the Republic of Macedonia. Serving the national capital Skopje, it is also the hub of MAT Macedonian Airlines.
Alfonso Bonilla Aragón
   International Airport is in   
Cali, Colombia
Surrounded by mountains up to 14,000 ft high, leading to many accidents.
Arlanda
   International Airport is in   
Stockholm, Sweden
Largest airport in Sweden with 17.5 million passengers in 2006.
Arturo Merino Benítez
   International Airport is in   
Santiago, Chile
Also known as Pudahuel Airport. Is Chile’s largest aviation facility, and has over 9 million passengers
Atatürk
   International Airport is in   
Istanbul, Turkey
Named in honor of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder and first President of the modern Turkish republic.
Aurel Vlaciu
   International Airport is in   
Bucharest, Romania
Largely known as Banesa Airport or Bucharest City Airport
Barajas
   International Airport is in   
Madrid, Spain
Europe's fifth busiest airport and 12th busiest in the world.
Beauvais-Tille
   International Airport is in   
Beauvais, France
Airport was built in the 1930s, and seized by the Germans in June 1940 during Battle of France.
Ben Gurion
   International Airport is in   
Tel Aviv, Israel
David Ben-Gurion was the first Prime Minister of Israel.
Benito Juarez
   International Airport is in   
Mexico City, Mexico
Busiest airport in Latin America
Blue Grass
   International Airport is in   
Lexington, U.S.A.
It is also home to the Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Bob Hope
   International Airport is in   
Burbank, U.S.A.
Former Burbank-Glendale- Pasadena Airport (1978-2003)
Bole
   International Airport is in   
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Formerly known as Haile Selassie I International Airport
Bradley
   International Airport is in   
Hartford, U.S.A.
It is Connecticut’s busiest commercial airport
Charles De Gaulle
   International Airport is in   
Paris, France
Also known as Roissy, its construction lasted about ten years.
Chek Lap Kok
   International Airport is in   
Hong Kong, China
Opened for commercial operations in 1998, replacing the Kai Tak Airport
Chhatrapati Shivaji
   International Airport is in   
Mumbai, India
It was recently renamed after the 17th century Maratha Emperor, Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhonsle
Chiang Kai-shek
   International Airport is in   
Taipei, Taiwan
Simply known as Taoyuan Airport or C.K.S. Airport. One of three intl airports in Taiwan.
Cointrin
   International Airport is in   
Geneva, Switzerland
Served 9.96 million passengers in 2006. A major hub for easyJet.
Colombo Bandaranaike
   International Airport is in   
Katunayake, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s only international airport
Crown Point
   International Airport is in   
Scaraborough, Tobago
The main air link for the island of Tobago
Côte D'Azur
   International Airport is in   
Nice, France
Has helicopter service to Monaco.
Domodedovo
   International Airport is in   
Moscow, Russia
Is the largest airport in Russia in terms of passenger and cargo traffic
Dulles
   International Airport is in   
Chantilly, U.S.A.
Built on the border of Fairfax County and Loudoun County; it is possible to land in Fairfax and deplane in Loudoun.
El Dorado
   International Airport is in   
Bogota, Colombia
Boasts the third-largest landing field in the world.
Eleftherios Venizelos
   International Airport is in   
Athens, Greece
Major hub for Greece's state-owned airline, Olympic Airlines.
El Prat
   International Airport is in   
Barcelona, Spain
Currently undergoing a huge expansion expected to enter service in 2009
Entebbe
   International Airport is in   
Entebbe, Uganda
In 1976, an Air France flight from Tel Aviv to Paris was hijacked and taken to Entebbe.
Faro
   International Airport is in   
Faro, Portugal
Airport opened in 1965, it is also known as Algarve Airport
Ferihegy
   International Airport is in   
Budapest, Hungary
Site of an IED bus attack against Russian Jewish emigrants in the early 1990's.
Franz Josef Strauss
   International Airport is in   
Munich, Germany
Is a hub for Lufthansa and Star Alliance partner airlines
Frederic Chopin
   International Airport is in   
Warsaw, Poland
Formerly called Okecie Intl Airport, it is Poland's largest airport.
Galeão
   International Airport is in   
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Called Galeao-Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl Airport, it carried approximately 8.75 million passengers in 2006
Galileo Galilei
   International Airport is in   
Pisa, Italy
It is one of the two main airports in Tuscany together with Peretola Airport in Florence
Gander
   International Airport is in   
Gander, Canada
Canadian Forces Base Gander shares the airfield, but it is a separate entity from the airport.
Gatwick
   International Airport is in   
London, U.K.
London's 2nd largest airport and second busiest after Heathrow.
General Bernardo O’Higgins
   International Airport is in   
Chillán, Chile
The airport is named for Bernardo O’Higgins the first Chilean head of state
General Mariano Escobedo
   International Airport is in   
Monterrey, Mexico
Considered one of the most modern airports in North America, it serves up to 5 million passengers per year.
General Mitchell
   International Airport is in   
Milwaukee, U.S.A.
It is named after United States Army Air Service General Billy Mitchell raised in Milwaukee and is often regarded as the father of the United States Air force
George Bush
   International Airport is in   
Houston, U.S.A.
Second-largest airport in Texas after Dallas-Fort Worth Intl
Gerald R. Ford
   International Airport is in   
Grand Rapids, U.S.A.
GRR is the largest regional commercial service airport serving the west Michigan community
Giovan Battista Pastine
   International Airport is in   
Roma Ciampino, Italy
Is a joint civilian, commercial and military airport near Rome.
Giuglielmo Marconi
   International Airport is in   
Bologna, Italy
The airport is named after Bologna native Guglielmo Marconi, an Italian electrical engineer and Nobel laureate
Grantley Adams
   International Airport is in   
Bridgetown, Barbados
Formerly known as Seawell Airport
Gregorio Luperon
   International Airport is in   
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Also known as Puerto Plata Airport
Guarulhos
   International Airport is in   
São Paulo, Brazil
The airport has a constant problem with fog and is commonly closed in the early mornings
Hartsfield-Jackson
   International Airport is in   
Atlanta, U.S.A.
Since 2005, the world's busiest airport by passenger traffic, landings, and take-offs.
Heathrow
   International Airport is in   
London, U.K.
Although third-busiest by total passenger traffic, Heathrow carries more international traffic than any other.
Hector
   International Airport is in   
Fargo, U.S.A.
The airport was named after Martin Hector, who donated the land the airport is situated on
Hellenikon
   International Airport is in   
Athens, Greece
Was the International Airport of Athens for sixty years up until 2001, when it was replaced by the new Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos".
Henri Coanda
   International Airport is in   
Bucharest, Romania
Used as an air base for the Third Reich of Hitler during World War II
Hewanorra
   International Airport is in   
Vieux-Fort, St. Lucia
Is the larger of the country’s two airports
Hopkins
   International Airport is in   
Cleveland, U.S.A.
Cleveland Hopkins Int'l Airport holds the title of first municipal airport in the US.
Imam Khomeini
   International Airport is in   
Tehran, Iran
Designed to replace Mehrabad International Airport
Incheon
   International Airport is in   
Seoul, South Korea
In a 2005 passenger survey Incheon was voted the best airport in the world.
Indira Gandhi
   International Airport is in   
New Delhi, India
Formerly known as Palam Airport
Ingeniero Ambrosio L.V. Taravella
   International Airport is in   
Córdoba, Argentina
Third largest airport in Argentina
James M. Cox
   International Airport is in   
Dayton, U.S.A.
Located 9 miles north of the central business district of Dayton a city in Montgomery County, Ohio
Jean Lesage
   International Airport is in   
Québec, Canada
It was renamed in 1993, in honor of the former Premier of Québec
Jinnah
   International Airport is in   
Karachi, Pakistan
Is Pakistan’s largest international and domestic airport
Johan Adolf Pengel
   International Airport is in   
Zanderij, Suriname
Suriname's main international gateway
John C. Munro
   International Airport is in   
Hamilton, Canada
It serves as an alternate and reliever for nearby Toronto Pearson International
John F. Kennedy
   International Airport is in   
New York, U.S.A.
Originally known as Idlewild Airport, it is operated by the Port Authority of New York
John Lennon
   International Airport is in   
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Formerly known as Speke Airport, is located adjacent to the estuary of the River Mersey
John Paul II
   International Airport is in   
Cracow, Poland
Second busiest airport in the country after Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport
Jomo Kenyatta
   International Airport is in   
Nairobi, Kenya
Named after the first Kenyan president, it is the 7th busiest airport in Africa.
Jorge Chávez
   International Airport is in   
Lima, Perú
Named after pioneer Peruvian pilot Jorge Chavez Dartnell
José Martí
   International Airport is in   
Havana, Cuba
Is a hub for Cubana de Aviación and Aerocaribben
Joze Pucknik
   International Airport is in   
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Commonly known as Brnik Airport
Juan Álvarez
   International Airport is in   
Acapulco, Mexico
One of the largest air facilities in Mexico and can accommodate jets up to the size of a Boeing 747
Juan Santamaría
   International Airport is in   
San José, Costa Rica
It is named after Costa Rica’s National Hero
Kansai
   International Airport is in   
Osaka, Japan
Located on an aritficial island in the middle of Osaka Bay
Keflavik
   International Airport is in   
Keflavik, Iceland
It is the largest airport in Iceland and the country's main hub for international transportation.
Kheria
   International Airport is in   
Agra, India
Serves Agra, Uttar, Pradesh
King Abdulaziz
   International Airport is in   
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
It is the busiest airport of Saudi Arabia and is the third largest airport in the kingdom.
King Fahd
   International Airport is in   
Dammam/Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Largest airport in the world in terms of area; it is slightly larger than the neighboring country of Bahrain.
King Khalid
   International Airport is in   
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
It was the largest airport in the world, until King Fahd was completed in 1999.
Kingsford Smith
   International Airport is in   
Sydney, Australia
Sydney Airport is the world’s oldest continually operated commercial airport and the busiest commercial airport in Australia
Kotoka
   International Airport is in   
Accra, Ghana
Named in 1967 after Col. Emmanuel Kotoka who was shot near the airport during an attempted coup
LaGuardia
   International Airport is in   
New York, U.S.A.
In 1960 was voted the “greatest airport in the world” by the worldwide aviation community
Las Americas
   International Airport is in   
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Largest airport in the Dominican Republic and among the largest in the Caribbean.
Lech Walesa
   International Airport is in   
Gdansk, Poland
The airport opened in 1974
Leonardo Da Vinci
   International Airport is in   
Rome, Italy
Also known as Fiumicino Intl Airport, it is completely non-smoking.
Leon M’ba
   International Airport is in   
Libreville, Gabon
Named after the first president of Gabon
Liberty
   International Airport is in   
Newark, U.S.A.
Opening in 1928, it was the first major airport in the New York area. It was closed to the public during World War II.
Logan
   International Airport is in   
Boston, U.S.A.
Covers 2400 acres, has six runways, and employs around 16,000 people
Louis Armstrong
   International Airport is in   
New Orleans, U.S.A.
Is the second lowest lying international airport in the world, second only Schiphol
Luis Muñoz Marin
   International Airport is in   
San Juan, Puerto Rico
The airport receives over 10 million passengers per year making it the busiest airport in the Caribbean
Macdonald-Cartier
   International Airport is in   
Ottawa, Canada
Canada’s busiest airport by airline passenger traffic
Maiquetia
   International Airport is in   
Caracas, Venezuela
Also known as Simon Bolivar Intl Airport it is the main hub for Aeropostal
Malé
   International Airport is in   
Hulhule, Republic of Maldives
Is the main international airport in the Maldives
Malpensa
   International Airport is in   
Milan, Italy
Italy's top airport for international traffic
Manas
   International Airport is in   
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Is the main international airport in Kyrgyzstan
Marco Polo
   International Airport is in   
Venice, Italy
Managed by SAVE, a company partially controlled by local government. Traded on the Milan Stock Exchange.
Mariscal Sucre
   International Airport is in   
Quito, Ecuador
Named after Antonio José de Sucre, a hero of Ecuadorian and Latin American Independence
McCarran
   International Airport is in   
Las Vegas, U.S.A.
Has more than 1300 slot machines throughout the airport terminals. Largest operation base for Southwest Airlines.
Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla
   International Airport is in   
Guadalajara, México
The airport is named for Miguel Hidalgo, who began the war that brought Mexican Independence from Spain
Ministro Pistarini
   International Airport is in   
Buenos Aires, Argentina
More commonly known as Ezeiza Airport since it is located in the town of Ezeiza in Buenos Aires province.
Mohamed Boudiaf
   International Airport is in   
Constantine, Algeria
President Mohamed Boudiaf was an Algerian Political leader and one of the founders of the Revolutionary National Liberation Front
Mohammed V
   International Airport is in   
Casablanca, Morocco
Hub of Royal Air Maroc
Murtala Mohammed
   International Airport is in   
Lagos, Nigeria
Modeled after Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport
Narita
   International Airport is in   
Tokyo, Japan
Busiest airport in Japan and 4th busiest in the world
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
   International Airport is in   
Kolkata (Calcuta), India
Originally Dum Dum Airport and was renamed in honor of the Bengali Indian Patriot
Ninoy Aquino
   International Airport is in   
Manila, Philippines
There are no jet bridges. Passengers walk to and from the aircraft or are occasionally bussed.
Norman Manley
   International Airport is in   
Kingston, Jamaica
Over 130 international flights a week
O'Hare
   International Airport is in   
Chicago, U.S.A.
Built in 1942-43 as a manufacturing plant for Douglas C-54's during World War II
O R Tambo
   International Airport is in   
Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa’s busiest airport
Pearson
   International Airport is in   
Toronto, Canada
Canada's busiest airport and 29th busiest in the world
Philip S. W. Goldson
   International Airport is in   
Belize City, Belize
At risk of serious flooding, it is at an altitude of 5 meters.
Pierre Elliott Trudeau
   International Airport is in   
Montreal, Canada
Located in the city of Dorval, on the Island of Montreal, 20 km from downtown Montreal.
Point Salines
   International Airport is in   
St. George’s Grenada
Has begun work to renovate and add the facilities that were heavily damaged by hurricane Ivan in 2004
Portela
   International Airport is in   
Lisbon, Portugal
During World War II it was a hub for smuggling people in and out of Europe.
Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek
   International Airport is in   
Brasilia, Brazil
A terminal capable of handling more than 9 million passengers per year, it is one of Brazil’s most modern airports
Princess Juliana
   International Airport is in   
Sint Maarten, Netherlands Antilles
Famous for its short landing strip, only 7,708 ft; barely enough for heavy jets.
Pulkovo
   International Airport is in   
Saint Petersburg, Russia
3rd busiest in Russia with over 5 million passengers in 2006
Queen Alia
   International Airport is in   
Amman, Jordan
Named for the third wife of King Hussein of Jordan. She was killled in an air crash in 1977.
Queen Beatrix
   International Airport is in   
Oranjestad, Aruba
Named after Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, the head of state of Aruba.
Rafic Harri
   International Airport is in   
Beirut, Lebanon
It’s the hub for Lebanon’s national carrier Middle East Airlines
Reina Sofia
   International Airport is in   
Tenerife, Spain
Is one of the two international airports located on the island of Tenerife on the Canary Islands
Riyan
   International Airport is in   
Mukalla, Yemen
This was formerly the Royal Air Force Station
Roland Garros
   International Airport is in   
Saint-Denis, Réunion
Eponymous of the French aviator Roland Garros
Ronald Reagan
   International Airport is in   
Arlington, U.S.A.
It is notable for being the nearest commercial airport to Washington, D.C.
Ruzyne
   International Airport is in   
Prague, Czech Republic
Hub for Czech Airlines, it served 11.6 million passengers in 2006
Saint-Exupéry
   International Airport is in   
Lyon, France
Named after the French writer and pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, a native of Lyon
Saint Paul
   International Airport is in   
Minneapolis, U.S.A.
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Intl Airport is the 19th largest airport in the world
Sangster
   International Airport is in   
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Often referred to as "The Gateway to the Caribbean"
Santos Dumont
   International Airport is in   
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
It is named after the Brazilian aviation pioneer Alberto Santos Dumont (1873-1932).
Schiphol
   International Airport is in   
Amsterdam, Netherlands
World's lowest major commercial airport. The base of the control tower is 3m below sea level.
Sfax-Thyna
   International Airport is in   
Sfax, Tunisia
During WWII, it was used by United States Army Air Force Ninth Air Force.
Shannon
   International Airport is in   
Shannon, Ireland
Is one of Ireland's 3 primary airports. Shannon holds an important place in Ireland's aviation history as it was the first transatlantic gateway between Ireland and U.S.A., and the birthplace of duty-free shopping.
Sheremetyevo
   International Airport is in   
Moscow, Russia
Opened in 1959
Simón Bolivar
   International Airport is in   
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Called "Maiquetia" by the locals
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam
   International Airport is in   
Mahebourg, Mauritius
The capital Port Louis is located around 25 miles from the airport
Sir Seretse Khama
   International Airport is in   
Gaborone, Botswana
It was opened in 1984, and offers large capacity to handle regional and international traffic and has the largest passenger movement in the country
Sky Harbor
   International Airport is in   
Phoenix, U.S.A.
Eighth busiest airport in the United States
Soekarno-Hatta
   International Airport is in   
Jakarta, Indonesia
Often called "Cengkareng" by Indonesians. Thus its airport code: CKG
St. Paul the Apostle
   International Airport is in   
Ohrid, Macedonia
It is named after the St. Paul the Apostle, the second most important person in the history of Christianity. The airport is located 9 km from Ohrid.
Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
   International Airport is in   
Subang, Malaysia
Often called Subang Airport
Taoyuan
   International Airport is in   
Taipei, Taiwan
Is the home base for China Airlines and EVA Air.
Ted Stevens
   International Airport is in   
Anchorage, U.S.A.
Named after Alaska's long-time U.S. senator, it is a hub for Alaska Airlines
Tegel
   International Airport is in   
Berlin, Germany
Notable for its hexagonal terminal building around an open square
Tocumen
   International Airport is in   
Panama City, Tocumen
The Tocumen River was diverted from its original course to construct the new terminal
Toncontin
   International Airport is in   
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Its close proximity to a mountain range makes it one of the most dangerous airports in the world.
Ultan Iskandarmuda
   International Airport is in   
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
It is named after the twelfth Sultan of Aceh, Iskandar Muda
V.C. Bird
   International Airport is in   
St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda
In 1985 was named in honor of Sir Vere Cornwall Bird, the first Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda
W. A. Mozart
   International Airport is in   
Salzburg, Austria
The second largest airport in Austria.
William P. Hobby
   International Airport is in   
Houston, U.S.A.
Is Houston’s oldest commercial airport
Will Rogers World
   International Airport is in   
Oklahoma City, U.S.A.
Is the principal commercial airport of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area
Yasser Arafat
   International Airport is in   
Rafah, Gaza Strip
It is owned, and was operated by the Palestinian Authority
Zia
   International Airport is in   
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Largest airport in Bangladesh
Zvartnots
   International Airport is in   
Yerevan, Armenia
A new international terminal opened in 2007, another terminal will open 2011-2012


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