Every year the best airports around the globe are recognized for its level of services and facilities. As this award is important to the different portal of entry in each country, majority of airports has continuously aimed to maintain if not make their amenities efficient and world-class.
The top three high ranking airports in the world are:
Changi Airport, Singapore
The Singapore Changi Airport also known as the Changi International Airport serves Singapore. It is Southeast Asia’s main aviation hub and is operated by the Changi Airport Group. Conveniently located about 17.2 km north-east of Changi’s commercial center, it has a total area of 3,200 acres.
Singapore’s flag carrier, Singapore Airlines as well as Singapore Airlines Cargo, SilkAir, Scoot, Tigerair, Jetstar Asia Airways, and Valuair hubs in Changi Airport while it serves as secondary hub for Qantas.
To date, Changi Airport operates 6,400 weekly flights which connect Singapore to over 250 cities worldwide making it the seventh busiest airport by international passenger traffic globally. It has three passenger terminals, employs more than 28.000 personnel and has flights to 60 countries and territories.
With over 430 awards, it is the world’s number one best airport.
Incheon International, Seoul
Incheon International is the largest airport in South Korea. It is located 48 km west of Seoul and serves Seoul National Capital Area. Considered one of the largest and busiest airports worldwide, Incheon Airport has consistently been on the list of the world’s best airports.
It opened in 2001 and is the main hub for Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Jeju Air and Polar Air Cargo. It features a spa, a golf course, an ice skating rink, private sleeping rooms, indoor gardens, a casino and a Museum of Korean Culture.
Hong Kong International Airport
Hong Kong International Airport is situated on the island of Chek Lap Kok. Also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport, it is Hong Kong’s main point of entry and is the home of the world’s largest passenger terminal buildings.
The world’s third best airport opened in 1998 and is operated by the Airport Authority Hong Kong round the clock. Cathay Pacific, Dragonair, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express Airways and Air Hong Kong hubs at the HKIA.
The airport receives flights from 90 airlines and is the primary point of entry for destinations in Mainland China and other parts of Asia making it the 12th busiest airport worldwide by passenger traffic. As the airport is a passenger hub as well as cargo gateway it has more than 60,000 personnel to assure only the best service possible.