The 10 Most Impressive Airports in the World

Welcome to this Web Story about the 10 most impressive airports in the world. These airports are not just placed to catch a flight, but destinations in themselves that offer amazing amenities, design, and service. Let's take a look at some of them.

This airport has been crowned the world's best airport for eight years in a row by Skytrax, a UK-based airline and airport review and ranking site. It boasts a 40-meter-tall indoor waterfall, a butterfly garden, an IMAX cinema, and over 280 retail and dining outlets. It also won awards for the world's best airport dining and leisure amenities.

Singapore Changi Airport

This airport was the world's best airport in 2021 and 2022 according to Skytrax and came second in 2023. It offers city tours for transiting passengers, a 25-meter swimming pool, a spa, a squash court, and an art collection. It also won awards for the world's best airport shopping and the best airport in the Middle East.

Hamad International Airport (Doha, Qatar)

This airport was ranked third by Skytrax in 2023 and is known for its efficiency, cleanliness, and convenience. It has three terminals that are connected by an underground walkway and a free shuttle bus. It also has a rooftop observation deck, a planetarium, and a replica of an Edo-era village. 

Tokyo Haneda Airport

This airport was ranked fourth by Skytrax in 2023 and is one of the largest and busiest airports in the world. It has a golf course, a casino, a skating rink, a spa, a museum of Korean culture, and a transit hotel. It also has a smart robot that can guide passengers to their gates or provide information on flights and weather.

Incheon International Airport (South Korea)

This airport was ranked fifth by Skytrax in 2023 and is the only European airport to receive a five-star rating from Skytrax. It has two terminals that are connected by an automated people mover. It also has a visitor's park, a brewery, a mini-golf course, and an annual Christmas market.

Munich Airport (Germany)

This huge, airy, and elegant airport was built to coincide with the handover of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China in 1997. The vast Terminal 1, designed to look like a giant airliner by Foster and Partners, sits on top of a landfill extension of Hong Kong. It is characterized by lightweight steel and glass roofs, clear passenger routes, carefully modulated daylight, commanding views out to the aircraft, and a vast central "market square".

(Hong Kong International)

Better known as "Carrasco" – after the name of a suburb 15km from central Montevideo in which it resides – this growing airport has achieved a degree of international acclaim for its refined and elegant new terminal opened in 2009.  

General Cesareo L Berisso International Airport 

Set on the Venice Lido, a few minutes by water taxi from St Mark's Square, Nicelli Airport is one of Europe's most delightful city airports. It serves the second fiddle to the international airport – Marco Polo – on the other side of the lagoon, yet it is beautifully located and its terminal building is a strikingly handsome design from 1935.

Giovanni Nicelli Airport (Venice)

Opened in 1961 to boost the fortunes of this top-end

Courchevel Airport (France)