If you travel for business then chances are a lot of your time is spent in an airport terminal. While they used to be a boring experience, where you would have to sit around all day waiting for your flight to come. But this is no longer the experience that we have to have. With free Wi-Fi, luxurious seating and numerous bars, shops and restaurants, our waiting period no longer has to be boring. Here is a selection of the best airports in the world:
1. Best Airports: Singapore Changi International (SIN)
Currently ranked as the number one airport by Skytrax’s World Airport Awards, it has held the title for the previous six years. The airport sees 62.2 million passengers pass through it every year. Customers have identified its architecture, efficiency, luxury and shopping/dining as the reasons why it is so great.
2. Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Coming in just behind SIN at the number two spot is the home of Korean Air. Situated on an island just outside the South Korean capital, the airport sees 57.8 million pass through every year. Inside the airport, there is a museum of Korean culture, regular cultural performances and a large selection of shopping and dining.
3. Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND)
The world’s fifth busiest airport was voted as the third best. Situated just outside of Japan’s capital, the airport sees 79.9 million people come through on an annual basis. Customers of the airport have highlighted efficiency, cleanliness and shopping as the reasons they like it so much. It is especially popular with business people.
4. Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)
Hong Kong International Airport is built on an artificial island just off the coast of the city. Since it opened back in 1998, it has become one of the most popular travel ports in the world. With 70.3 million passengers coming through each year. The airport even has a golf course inside of it.
5. Hamad International Airport (DOH)
Hamad International is the airport for the Qatari capital of Doha. The airport only sees around 37.3 million people each year, but all of them seem to love the experience. It cost $16 Billion to construct and is a huge 5,400 acres large. It has been described as one of the most luxurious and architecturally complex terminals in the world.
6. Munich Airport (MUC)
Munich Airport is one of the largest airports in Europe and the second largest in Germany. It sees 42.3 million people pass through every year and has plenty on offer for them to use. There is a visitor park nearby with activities such as mini golf, as well as a display of old aircrafts.