10 Best Airports In The World

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Airports are not just as a place to raise and lower the passengers, but more than that, the airport is built into a single unit with other facilities, such as shopping, sports venues, to places of entertainment. Even in South Korea, the airport is equipped with a common cultural museum featuring local cultures. Like what's best airport in the world?

Skytrax, a consumer survey institute recently awarded 10 best airports in the world. In a statement, Chairman Edward Plaisted of Skytrax said that this survey is very competitive because it is done against the 9.8 million users world's major airports. "The questionnaire was distributed to 2009-2010," he said.


The results are remarkable, Changi Airport emerged as the best airport in the world. This defeats the major airports, such as the Munich Airport and Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands. Here's the world's best airports are:

1. Changi Airport
The number of passengers per year: 37.2 million
Last year's ranking: 3
Awards: Airport with Best Leisure Facilities (# 1), Best Airport Immigration Services (# 3), Best Airport Shopping (# 3), Best International Transit Airport (# 2), and Best Airport Dining (# 2)

Changi serve passengers more than 200 destinations more than 90 international airlines. Changi also handles about 5,000 arrivals and departures each week.

2. Incheon Airport
The number of passengers per year: 18.7 million
Last year's ranking: 1
Awards: Best International Transit Airport (# 1), Asia Airport Staff Excellence (# 1), Airport with Best Leisure Facilities (# 2), Airport with Best Security Management (# 2), Airport with Best Sanitation (# 2), and Airport with the Best Toilet (# 2).

Incheon is the largest airport in South Korea. The airport serves more than 70 passenger airlines. Not only serve the passengers, this airport also has a museum of Korean culture.


3. Hong Kong International Airport
The number of passengers per year: 45.5 million
Last year's ranking: 2
Awards: Best Airport Toilet (# 1) and Best Airport Dining (# 1)

Hong Kong Airport is the busiest airport in the world. The airport is equipped with a nine-hole golf course that can be used by visitors as they pass the time waiting plane.

4. Munich Airport
The number of passengers per year: 32.7
Last year's ranking: 5
Awards: Airport with Best Leisure Facilities (# 3), Best International Transit Airport (# 3), Best Airport Dining (# 3), and Europe Staff Service Excellence (# 2)

Munich is Germany's second busiest airport. Passengers enjoy the beauty of the terminal starting from the entrance gate. This airport was built in the urban landscape. Many walls and ceilings made of glass, so that the airport was great.

5. Kuala Lumpur Airport
The number of passengers per year: 29.7 million
Last year's ranking: 7
Awards: Best Airport Immigration Service (# 1) and Airport Staff Excellence South East Asia (# 1)

Kuala Lumpur is located in Malaysia's southern corridor and one of the busiest airports in Asia. The main terminal remains green, as it comes with an artificial forest. They use the concept, "airport in the forest, the forest at the airport."

6. Zurich Airport
The number of passengers per year: 12.3 million
Last year's ranking: 4
Awards: Best Baggage Delivery (# 1), Best Terminal Cleanliness (# 1), and Europe Staff Service Excellence (# 3)

Zurich Airport, Switzerland, is located 11 kilometers north of downtown Zurich. The airport has a porter service where tourists pay, and the porter will carry your goods to final destination.

7. Schiphol Airport
The number of passengers per year: 43.6 million
Last year's ranking: 8
Awards: Best Airport Shopping (# 2)

Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands, opened in 1916 as a military airfield, and now has turned into one of the busiest in the world. While waiting for departure, travelers can enjoy a massage and play poker at the casino.

8. Beijing International Airport
The number of passengers per year: 65.4 million
Last year's ranking: 17
Awards: Best Airport Security Processing (# 1), Best Airport Immigration Service (# 2), Best Airport Cleanliness (# 3), and Asian Staff Service Excellence (# 2)

Beijing Airport is the busiest airport in Asia and can accommodate up to 78 million passengers per year. Tallest building, terminal 3, has a roof that was painted red, the color of luck in China.

9. Auckland International Airport
The number of passengers per year: more than 13 million
Last year's ranking: 10
Awards: Staff Excellence Airport Australia / Pacific (# 1)

Auckland Airport, New Zealand, providing more than 20 international airlines, and serve 45 flights take off per hour. Aukland provide thousands of jobs through the second largest cargo port in the country.

10. Suvarnabhumi Airport
The number of passengers per year: 40.5 million
Last year's ranking: 16
Awards: South East Asia Staff Service Excellence (# 3)

Suvarnabhumi was designed by architects Murphy / Jahn and opened in September 2006. The airport is ready to serve 74 flights per hour and 45 million passengers and three tons of cargo per year. There is a 600 room hotel located in front of the terminal.