An airport is a hub of aviation transportation. It may be large and commercial, or small and private, with runways and buildings for the take off, landing, and maintenance of airplanes and helicopters. It also has control towers, hangars, and terminals. Air travel is convenient and popular, with the International Air Travel Association (IATA) estimating that 9 million people travel by air every day.
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This airport directory, started in 2012, comprises information about publicly-owned airports and privately-owned airports in the USA. The photo on this page depicts an airport terminal and control tower silhouetted at sunset.
Air traffic controllers help ensure the travel safety of both commercial and private aircraft. Learn more about the role of air traffic controllers with this helpful article.
Many people need to rent a vehicle while traveling for vacation or business purposes, and almost all major airports provide a selection of car rental companies on site. This photo shows an airport sign directing travelers to rental car desks.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Dulles International Airport has surpassed Reagan National Airport in passenger traffic. Both airports serve the greater Washington, D.C., area and are run by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:43:10 -0500.
Sajid Javid will unveil plans to let police stop and search drone pilots thought to be targeting airports and prisons. This follows recent drone incursions at Gatwick and Heathrow.
Daily Mail. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:32:33 +0000.
LONDON (AFP) - No-fly zones for drones within 5km of British airports will come into force next month, the government said on Wednesday (Feb 20), after drone sightings caused severe disruption at Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
Straits Times. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:13:48 +0800.