The best airports in the world according to the British consulting company Skytrax
The list was compiled on the basis of a survey of 14 million air passengers from 100 countries, who assessed airports according to 39 criteria: from cleanliness of toilets and transport accessibility of an airport to a variety of shopping and friendliness of staff.
Since its opening in 1981, the airport has become one of the best in the world, having received about three hundred awards during its existence. The airport offers a rooftop swimming pool, a huge digital tree, winter greenhouses, a garden with thousands of butterflies, as well as a museum, a cinema and much more.
Incheon, Republic of Korea
Seoul International Airport is quite young, but despite this, it already occupied the first position in the Skytrax rating. Its construction was completed in 2001. The modern and large Incheon Airport with a stylish interior has a unique infrastructure: a museum of Korean culture, winter gardens, an ice-skating rink, a chimchilbang (Korean bath), various shops, cafes, and rest rooms.
Haneda is one of two major international airports serving Tokyo. Located a few kilometers from the center of the Japanese capital, Haneda has established itself as a popular airport for business and leisure travelers. Haneda is the fifth busiest airport in the world, known for its service efficiency, cleanliness and shopping.
Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Airport looks amazing from a bird's eye view because it is located on an artificial island. The perfect design, which will allow you to get easily to any place in the airport, and self-sufficient infrastructure takes it to the fourth place among the best airports in the world.
The airport is characterized as the most significant terminal complex in the world. Inside it, everything is thought out in such a way that the waiting for passengers on their flight passes most comfortably. The airport has prayer complexes, children's rooms, luxury hotels and more. The construction of the third terminal, necessary for the World Cup 2022, which will be held in Qatar, is now underway.
Franz Josef Strauss Airport, Germany
By the number of passengers served annually in Germany, Munich Airport ranks second. However, for ease of maintenance, Munich bypasses its German counterpart - Frankfurt Airport, which ranks 10th in the ranking. Perhaps the reason for this brewery, located on the territory of Munich Airport.
Located on an artificial island, the Chubu airport connects to the city of Tokoname with a length of 1.3 km. Passengers can pass the time in a four-story mall, in numerous cafes or a Japanese bath.
Being the busiest airport in Europe, Heathrow serves more than 90 airlines and 67 million passengers annually.
After the end of the general large-scale reconstruction in 2003, Zurich Airport consistently ranks among the ten best airports in the world. It is notable for its system of underground movement of passengers.
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The airport was one of the first to begin using an automatic baggage sorting system. The airport has two large terminals and one small one for VIP. From the first terminal to the second one passengers can be reached by a monorail inside the Skyline building or by a free shuttle bus departing every ten minutes from the parking lot.