Passengers spend a lot of time at airports and so it becomes important to pick the right one rather than troubling much at others. So here is the list of current Top 9 airports in the world that are succeeded in impressing the passengers with its remarkable services and facilities.
9: LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT (UK)
London Heathrow Airport is one of the major international airports in London, United Kingdom. This airport was counted as the third busiest airport in the world on the basis of international passenger traffic but now has lost its thrown to Dubai International Airport. The airport supports more than 80 airlines which are linked to over 185 destinations in around 84 countries. It is the primary hub of British Airways too. It comprises 4 major passenger terminals along with a cargo terminal. The airport supports 6 runways which are arranged in three pairs at different angles in the shape of a hexagram. The ravishing features and compatible services of this airport have made it earns a spot in the Top 9 Airports list.
8: ZURICH AIRPORT (SWITZERLAND)
Zurich Airport of Switzerland is also known as Kloten Airport. It is the largest international airport in Switzerland and is the official hub for Swiss International Air Lines. The airport has three airside piers which are known as terminals A, B, and E and is linked to central air-side building called Airside Center which totally supports numerous medical centers, a conference center, shops, restaurants, offices, and hotels. The airport is located in around 13 kilometers; north of Central Zurich. The airport is owned by Flughafen Zürich AG; a company quoted on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has successfully made its spot in the Top 9 List of Best Airports.
7: CHUBU CENTRAIR NAGOYA (JAPAN)
Chubu Centrair International Airport is counted as the first class airport of Japan and it is the main international gateway for Chubu region of Japan. This airport is on the artificial island in Ise Bay, 35 km south to the Nagoya in central Japan. The main terminal of the airport is shaped like a “T” which is linked to three piers radiating from a central ticketing area. The airport serves a large number of domestic passengers and a number of regional routes operated to Asian cities such as Bangkok and Singapore. Worthy countable in the list Top 9 airports, this airport do deserve a spot on the list of top 9 airports in the world.
6: HAMAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (DOHA, QATAR)
Hamad International Airport is the international airport located in Doha (Qatar). Formerly known as New Doha International Airport (NDIA), Hamad International Airport was originally open in 2009 but due to a number of financial issues, its opening delayed to 30 April 2014. The airport supports around 30 million passengers annually and also concluded as the most architecturally significant terminal complex in the world, full of luxuries. Hamad International Airport has become the sixth airport in the world to receive the ‘5-Star Airport’ by Skytrax and does deserve the 6 spot in this listing of one of the best airports in the world.
5: HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Hong Kong International Airport is the main airport in Hong Kong, located on the island of Chek Lap Kok which give the airport the name i.e. Chek Lap Kok Airport. It is one of the busiest airports by passenger average and is the main gateway for destinations in Mainland China. Serving passengers in more than 45 destinations, the airport is counted as the world’s busiest cargo gateway and one of the world’s busiest passenger airports. The airport supports 100 airlines to about 180 locations all around the world which includes 44 destinations on the Chinese Mainland only. The airport is a winner of the “Airport of the Year” title at the World Airport Awards and so is ranked at 5th spot in the listing.
4: MUNICH AIRPORT (GERMANY)
The Munich Airport is the major international airport of Germany. Being the second busiest airport in Germany, the airport is the secondary hub for Lufthansa German Airlines. It is linked to around 248 destinations all over the world. It is also the 7th busiest airport in Europe, handles more than 42 million passengers last year. The airport is located 28.5 km northeast of Munich near the old city of Freising. The airport supports two passenger terminals and an additional midfield terminal too with two runways and extensive cargo with maintenance facilities. Featuring 150 retail stores and more than 50 places to relax and dine, the airport has made its unique mark and definitely place 4th in the list.
3: INCHEON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA)
The Incheon International Airport got 3rd spot in the top 9 ranking of best airports. Being the largest airport in South Korea, it holds a record of being ranked the Best Airport Worldwide for 11 consecutive years by the Airports Council International from 2005 to 2016. One of the busiest airports in the world, it is also known for it fast services which involves an average departure and arrival time of 19 minutes and 12 minutes which is very less as compare to others i.e. 60 minutes and 45 minutes respectively. It is also famous for its duty-free shopping mall which has been rated as the world’s best for three years in a row by Business Traveller. It is being awarded as the world’s cleanest airport and the world’s best international transit airport by Skytrax. So truly deserve the 3rd spot in the listing of best airports.
2: TOKYO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (HANEDA)
Commonly known as Haneda Airport or Tokyo Haneda Airport, the Tokyo International Airport is one of the two primary airports in Japan which serves the Greater Tokyo Area. The airport came into existence in 1978 and from then it keeps on handling almost all domestic flights to and from Tokyo. Haneda Airport properly handles more than 75 million passengers in 2015. It was the third busiest airport in Asia and the fifth busiest in the world. Playing a major role in the increment of tourism in Japan, the airport keeps on boasting both domestic and international terminals. Holding the 2nd place in list of top 9 airports in the world, Haneda keeps on improving its services by innovating new thing again and again just as it implements a new “Premier Gate” facility for business jets, with parking available for up to 30 days.
1: SINGAPORE CHANGI AIRPORT (SINGAPORE)
When it comes to No. 1 Spot of best airports, the position should be given to the one who satisfies all the conditions and terms and so as we can see in the case of Singapore Changi Airport. Popularly known as the Changi Airport, it is the primary civilian airport for Singapore and the largest transportation hub in Southeast Asia. Currently occupying the world’s best airport according to Skytrax, the airport is holding its 1st position from the 5 consecutive years i.e. from 2013 to 2017. The airport perfectly serves customers to more than 200 destinations all around the world with about 5000 arrivals and departures per week by 80 international flights. Located at the eastern end of Singapore approximately 17.2 kilometers northeast from Marina Bay, it is operated by Changi Airport Group. Fully deserve the number UNO spot in the listing.
Hence, here is the current listing of the Top 9 major airports which are successfully able to impress everyone with its beauty, services, and features.