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Top 10 Best Airports in the World 2020

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Which are the 10 best airports in the world, so far, according to the World Airport Awards, awarded by the international association Skytrax. These awards are determined from a satisfaction survey in which travelers of 100 different nationalities participate. Approximately 550 airports are evaluated. 

Zurich – Switzerland

According to the respondents, this airport stands out for its security reviews. Skytrax asks travelers about the wait time, courtesy, and attitude of security officers. Last year it was also awarded as the best airport in Europe (of terminals that receive between 25 and 40 million passengers), awarded by Airports Council International (ACI).

Tokyo Narita – Japan

For travelers who vote on Skytrax, the most outstanding feature of Tokyo Narita is the service of its staff; friendliness and ability to be understood in other languages ​​is rated here. So much so that it was named the airport with the best staff in the world. It is worth mentioning that it is the second busiest terminal in Japan; in 2018 it carried 42 million passengers.

London Heathrow – England

The variety of shopping options and the prices available in its stores earned it recognition at this year’s World Airport Awards. In fact, for that very characteristic Terminal, 5 was voted the best in the world: there are boutiques from Chanel, Bottega Veneta, Gucci, Bvlgari, and Burberry, to name a few.

It is the busiest airport in Europe in terms of passenger traffic and, until recently, it was also the busiest in the world; however, it was moved by Dubai Airport.

Munich – Germany

In the main category, it came in seventh place but won the first as Best Airport in Europe and Best Airport that received between 40 and 50 million passengers. In fact, it is the second busiest in Germany: it transports more than 44 million people annually.

It won sixth place in entertainment. It offers an observation deck to admire air operations and guided tours to see the “behind the scenes”.

Centrair Nagoya – Japan

It is not a very large airport, since it mainly operates regional routes between Asian cities; however, it was awarded as the best in the world in its class, and the best among airports that receive between 10 and 20 million travelers. Skytrax voters also called it the second cleanest in the world.

Hong Kong

It is outstanding for its gastronomic offer and its immigration service. In the first area, aspects such as the variety of dining options and how convenient their prices are rated. The second considers the efficiency of the system and the attitude of the officers.

Hong Kong Airport also ranked fourth in the category of entertainment for travelers. It has art exhibits, cultural events, and an aviation-themed theme park for kids.

Doha Hamad – Qatar

The most outstanding feature of this site is its architecture. The project was built between 2004 and 2014, with a design by the HOK studio, which also created the Mercedes Benz Stadium, in Atlanta. In the Skytrax survey, travelers rewarded it for having the best staff in the Middle East and for being the most prominent airport in the same region.

As if that were not enough, it is in second place in entertainment. Its main attraction is a spa with a gym and a pool, where you can take a hydrotherapy treatment or receive a massage to combat jet lag.

Seoul Incheon – South Korea

According to voters, there is no better airport for travelers in transit. A few years ago, Incheon also received first place in the main category.

It is the largest airport in South Korea and one of the busiest in the world, with. However, it is kept immaculate and with various entertainment options, such as children’s areas, Seoul minitours, art installations and concerts. 

Tokyo Haneda – Japan

Although in the main category of Skytrax it came in second place, it does not need recognition: it is the best airport for more than 70 million passengers, the cleanest and the best in terms of accessible facilities for people with disabilities. disability.

Singapore Changi – Singapore It

has been named as the best airport in the world for 7 consecutive years. Annually it serves approximately 65 million passengers.

It stands out for its technology and services for passengers. Its fourth terminal, for example, offers a fully automated experience from check-in to boarding, so travelers don’t even have to interact with another person.

On the other hand, Changi is famous for his entertainment experiences. This year a whole new building opened for this purpose, called Jewel. 

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