The Skytrax World Airport Awards determine the top 10 airports in the world, every year voted for by airport customers from across the world during the World Airport Survey. Multiple factors are included while rating an airport that includes safety provisions, passenger convenience, baggage handling, etc. The list of the 10 best airports in the world 2023 is prepared on the basis of customers voting during the 2021-2022 survey conducted by Skytrax. Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar is the World’s Best Airport 2023, with Tokyo Haneda Airport and Changi Airport Singapore ranked in second and third place respectively.
Top 10 Airports in the World 2023
The table provides the list of the top 10 best airports in the world along with the countries they are located in. Japan has three of the top 10 airports in the world- 2 in Tokyo and 1 in Osaka.
|1||Hamad International Airport||Doha, Qatar|
|2||Tokyo Haneda International Airport||Tokyo, Japan|
|3||Singapore Changi Airport||Changi, Singapore|
|4||Tokyo Narita Airport||Tokyo, Japan|
|5||Incheon International Airport||Incheon, South Korea|
|6||Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport||Paris, France|
|7||Munich Airport||Munich, Germany|
|8||Istanbul Airport||Istanbul, Turkey|
|9||Zurich Airport||Zurich, Switzerland|
|10||Kansai International Airport||Osaka, Japan|
World’s 10 Best Airports
Here are some more details about the 10 best airports in the world in 2023.
1. Hamad International Airport
Hamad International Airport is an international airport located in Doha, Qatar and currently ranks at number one in the list of top 10 airports in the world 2023. The airport is one of the most luxurious airports and is the hub airport for Qatar Airways. Hamad is the first Middle Eastern airport to be awarded the Skytrax’s World Best Airport.
2. Tokyo Haneda International Airport
Haneda Airport, officially known as Tokyo International Airport, is the second best airport in the world and the best in Japan. The airport has been serving Tokyo since 1978 and handled all major domestic flights and now also owns a dedicated system for international flights. Hameda is also the busiest airport of Japan.
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3. Singapore Changi Airport
One of the largest transportation hubs in Asia, Singapore Changi Airport is one of the busiest, cleanest, highest-rated international airport. Changi airport has been rated as the ‘World’s Best Airport’ by Skytrax several times, and is the first airport in the world to hold the title for eight consecutive years.
4. Tokyo Narita Airport
Narita Airport, also known as Tokyo-Narita or New Tokyo International Airport is the busiest airport in Japan in terms of international passenger and international cargo traffic. The airport serves as the main international hub of Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Nippon Cargo Airlines. Opened in 1978, Narita’s runway is the longest in Japan.
5. Incheon International Airport
Incheon International Airport or Seoul–Incheon International Airport is the largest and primary airport in South Korea. It has been rated as the world’s best international transit airport and one of the world’s cleanest airports and is one of Skytrax’s 5-star airports. Incheon also has one of the best airport security.
6. Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, simply known as Roissy Airport, is the principal airport of Paris and the largest international airport in France. Opened in 1974, it is named after statesman Charles de Gaulle. In the list of world’s 10 best airports in 2023, Charles de Gaulle airport ranks at the sixth place.
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7. Munich Airport
Munich International Airport- Franz Josef Strauß is the best airport in Germany named after former Bavarian minister-president Franz Josef Strauss. More than an airport and much like a city center, one can find over 150 retail stores and 50 places to eat and drink at this place. After Frankfurt, Munich is also the second busiest airport in Germany.
8. Istanbul Airport
Istanbul Airport is the main international airport that serves Istanbul, Turkey, and is the primary hub for the Turkish Airlines. The airport currently has one terminal in service for domestic and international flights. It is considered among the best and the busiest airports of the world as per the Skytrax ranking.
9. Zurich Airport
The principal hub of Swiss International Air Lines, Zurich Airport is the largest international airport of Switzerland. The airport has three terminals and three runways and is also the busiest airport in Switzerland. With world-class amenities and facilities, Zurich airport is among the best airports of the world.
10. Kansai International Airport
Kansai International Airport is the third international airport from Japan to be featured among the top 10 best airports in the world 2023. The airport provides one of the largest networks for both domestic and international routes with 24 hour operations. Kansai International is located on an artificial island in the middle of Osaka Bay. Previous awards for this airport includes Best Airport Staff in Asia, World’s Best Airport Staff, and World’s Best Airport for Baggage Delivery.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Hamad International Airport
Yes, Hamada is one of the most luxurious, beautiful and safest airport in the world.
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