Every year Skytrax hold the World Airport Awards to find the worlds best airports based on a customer satisfaction survey. The survey covers aspects such as airport service, cleanliness, facilities, luxuries and comfort. Listed below are the top 10 airports as voted by millions of airport customers from around the world.
1. Changi Airport- Singapore
Voted the worlds best airport 6 years running, Changi Airport connects travelers with over 200 destinations worldwide and serves over 80 different airlines. The airport sees around 60 million passengers per year, who all admire its incredible architecture, luxury amenities and endless shopping and dining facilities. Guest services at Changi Airport also include movie theaters, themed gardens, a rooftop swimming pool and massage therapies.
2. Incheon International Airport - South Korea
The largest airport in South Korea welcomes around 58 million passengers annually. Incheon International Airport is a modern airport with countless luxurious and comfortable lounges and dining options. Incheon International Airport is also a cultural experience for all travelers with a number of museums, traditional performances and art exhibitions on display. The airport also has a number of different zones including a kids zone, nap zone, relax zone and internet zone.
3. Tokyo Haneda International Airport- Japan
The busy Tokyo International Airport sees around 80 million passengers per year and is the fifth busiest airport in the world. Known for its incredible shopping, Tokyo International Airport is home to a number of traditional Japanese, duty free and commercial shops. Tokyo International Airport is also famous for its efficient service and comfortable amenities including a capsule hotel, nap rooms and beauty/massage facilities.
4. Hong Kong International Airport - Hong Kong
Not only does Hong Kong International Airport have its own golf simulator, it is also home to an I-Max theater and an entertainment theme park. Built on an artificial island, the airport receives around 70 million people per year and keeps them entertained through a number of arts and cultural exhibitions within the airport.
5. Hamad International Airport - Doha
Home to Qatar Airways, Hamad International Airport is a new luxurious airport filled with incredible architecture and modern art work. The airport is filled with prestigious features including exclusive lounges, 5 star restaurants, spas, private cinemas, pools and a gymnasium. The airport is also filled with futuristic features such as a high speed indoor train, sleeping booths and moving walkways.
6. Munich Airport - Germany
The airport sees around 42 million passengers a year and has plenty of entertainment options to keep visitors busy while they wait for a flight. The airport offers countless observation decks as well as beauty and fitness services and plenty of places to children to enjoy. Visitors can even enjoy a cycling tour around the airport or relax in the recreational and dining areas.
7. Chubu Centrair International Airport - Central Japan
Although small, Chubu Centrair International Airport still offers guests an enjoyable and relaxing airport experience. Visitors can observe views of the airport and its surroundings from the Sky Deck, soak in a traditional Japanese bathhouse or relax in one of the massage chairs located at the boarding gates.
8. Heathrow Airport - London
Serving as the major hub for Britain, Heathrow Airport sees 78 million passengers per year of mainly international travelers. The airport has four terminals all packed with shops, cafes, restaurants and lounges. Each of them also has a number of family facilities, multi faith rooms, chapels and business rooms.
9. Zurich Airport - Switzerland
Zurich Airport is the perfect place to have an extended layover as there are endless attractions and activities to keep you busy. The airport offers bicycle and inline skate rentals as well as excursions to the Swiss Museum of Transport Lucerne. The airport also provides visitors with day rooms and shower facilities and the ability to wander round the airport on the passenger observation decks.
10. Frankfurt Airport - Germany
Frankfurt Airport has a total of 60 million yearly passengers, who all enjoy the abundance of shopping and dining options that are available. Frankfurt Airport also holds a number of events ranging from concerts to arts festivals. The airport has plenty of relaxation spaces, including a yoga and silence room as well as entertainment services including a gaming world and movie world.