The World’s Best Airports in 2019
Changi Airport Singapore is voted the World’s Best Airport 2019 by international air travellers and is the first time in the history of the awards that an airport has won this title for seven consecutive years.
1. Singapore Changi Airport
Singapore Changi Airport is a major civilian airport and is one of the largest transportation hubs in Asia. It is currently rated the World’s Best Airport by Skytrax for the seventh consecutive year since 2013. It is also the first Airport in the world to do so for seven consecutive years and is one of the world’s busiest airports by international passenger and cargo traffic. The opening of the Jewel Changi Airport in April 2019 looks set to add another unique dimension to the experience for Changi Airport customers.
2. Tokyo Haneda International Airport
Tokyo Haneda International Airport is the best airport after Singapore and the cleanest airport in the world. Haneda International Airport is by far Japan’s busiest airport and ranks among the world’s five busiest airports. Haneda handled almost all domestic flights to and from Tokyo as well as “scheduled charter” flights to a small number of major cities in East Asia, while Narita International Airport handled the vast majority of international flights.
3. Incheon International Airport
Incheon International Airport is the largest airport in South Korea. The airport opened for business on 29 March 2001 and holds a record of being ranked the Best Airport Worldwide for 11 consecutive years by the Airports Council International (ACI)’s Airport Service Quality Award from 2005 to 2016, and has also been rated the world’s best among airports of its size (25–40 million passengers)
4. Hamad International Airport
Hamad International Airport is the sole international airport in Doha, Qatar and opened in 2014 and replaced Doha International Airport. The most prominent figure inside the airport is a giant bronze statue of a teddy bear with its head in a lamp. The untitled sculpture, often known as “Lamp Bear”, is one of three creations by Swiss artist Urs Fischer and is on display at the grand foyer of the airport’s duty-free shopping hall.
5. Hong Kong International Airport
Hong Kong International Airport is the commercial airport on the island of Chek Lap Kok, also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport. The airport is an important regional trans-shipment centre, passenger hub and gateway for destinations in Mainland China and the rest of Asia. The airport is the world’s busiest cargo gateway and one of the world’s busiest passenger airports. It is also home to one of the world’s largest passenger terminal buildings.