Airports are originally meant to be portals for transportation from one location to another by air. However, architects, builders and governments have taken airports to another level with astonishing architecture, luxury shopping, spas, movie theaters, amazing art, and many more.
Without further ado and in no particular order, here are 15 most beautiful airports in the world.
Singapore Changi Airport
Singapore Changi Airport, commonly known as Changi Airport, is a major civilian airport that serves Singapore, 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
Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport
Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, commonly is the main international airport serving Madrid in Spain. At 3,050 ha in area, it is the second largest airport in Europe by physical size behind Paris–Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Menara International Airport, Marrakech, Morocco
Marrakesh Menara Airport is an international airport serving Marrakesh, the capital city of the Marrakesh-Safi region in Morocco. It is an international facility that receives several European flights as well as flights from Casablanca and some of the Arab world nations
Beijing Daxing International Airport
Beijing Daxing International Airport, located on the border of Beijing and Langfang, Hebei Province, is Beijing’s second international airport. The terminal building is the largest single-structure airport terminal in the world, with an area of more than 11,000,000 sq ft. The airport was completed on June 30, 2019 and opened to the public on September 26, 2019.
Incheon International Airport
Incheon International Airport is the largest airport in South Korea, the primary airport serving the Seoul Capital Area, and one of the largest and busiest airports in the world. Since 2005, it has been rated the best airport worldwide by Airports Council International every year.
Denver International Airport
Denver International Airport is an international airport in the western United States, primarily serving metropolitan Denver, Colorado, as well as the greater Front Range Urban Corridor. It is the largest airport in North America by total land area and the second largest in the world.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai, formerly known as Sahar International Airport, is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai Metropolitan Area, India.
Suvarnabhumi was officially opened for limited domestic flight service on 15 September 2006, and opened for most domestic and all international commercial flights on 28 September 2006.
Beijing Capital International Airport
Beijing Capital is owned and operated by the Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited, a state-controlled company. The airport’s IATA Airport code, PEK, is based on the city’s former romanized name, Peking. Since 2009, the airport has rapidly ascended in rankings of the world’s busiest airports.
Dubai International Airport
The Dubai International Airport is the primary international airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world’s busiest airport by international passenger traffic. It is also the fifth-busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic, the sixth-busiest cargo airport in world, the busiest airport for Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 movements, and the airport with the highest average number of passengers per flight.
Bilbao Airport is the largest airport in the Basque Country and northern Spain, with 5,469,453 passengers in 2018. It is famous for its new main terminal opened in 2000 designed by Santiago Calatrava.
Hamad International Airport
Hamad International Airport is the sole international airport in the nation of Qatar. Located south of its capital, Doha, it replaced the former Doha International Airport as Qatar’s principal airport.
O’Hare International Airport
O’Hare is an international airport located on the Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois, covering some 7,627 acres (3,087 ha). O’Hare has non-stop flights to 228 destinations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania.
Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Malaysia’s main international airport and one of the major airports in Southeast Asia and worldwide. KLIA is the largest and busiest airport in Malaysia. In 2018, it handled 59,988,409 passengers, 714,669 tonnes of cargo and 399,827 aircraft movements. It is the world’s 23rd-busiest airport by total passenger traffic
Carrasco International Airport
Carrasco International Airport is the largest airpot in Uruguay, located in Montevideo, the country’s capital.