Field Detail
Theme Communication and Infrastructure
Code T-ACS-1.1.3
Sub-theme Transport
Sub-sub-theme Aviation
Name Number of airports - total paved and unpaved
Definition Accessibility - Total number of airports in the country (international and domestic, paved and unpaved)
Calculation/Formula Number of international airports (paved and unpaved) + number of domestic airports (paved and unpaved)
Limitations Not all airports listed may not be fit for operational use by any but the smallest aircraft, or have regular scheduled flights.
Policy Linkages National Development plans
Preferred Data Sources Airport/Civil Aviation Authority
Alternative_Data Sources Ministry of transport
Primary Data Collection System Survey - SPC contacting national ministries and agencies
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
SPC Responsibility - Data Management EDD
SPC Programme EDD