This is the List of the World's Best Airport

Here's a look at the list of the World's Best Airports. While Asia has hogged the list, there is little cheer for Indian airports. Here is the complete list

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Hamad Airport Doha

The Hamad Airport in Doha is Ranked No: 1

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There are no major surprises in the top two airports in the world. Since the last few years, the race for the "world's best airport" title has been a two-sided match. Between Doha's Hamad International and Singapore's Changi airport.

Just that this year the title has switched. The numero uno 12-time winner Singapore has been edged out of the top spot by its Middle Eastern rival in the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2024.

Changi Airport
Changi International Airport, Singapore Occupies the No: 2 Spot

In a strong showing for Asia, Seoul Incheon bagged third place - also being named 2024's most family friendly airport - while Tokyo's twin facilities of Haneda and Narita  took fourth and fifth spots. Surprisingly, there are no airports from India who made it to the list despite being the largest market for airlines.

Hong Kong airport saw a significant boost, up 22 positions to 11th place after the city shook off its Covid-19 hangover and passenger numbers rose.

Hong Kong Airport
Hong Kong International Airport Had the Best Showing

Like the last few years, US airports were nowhere in the list , with the highest ranked, Seattle-Tacoma, slipping six places to 24. Europe, on the other hand, continued to have a strong showing, with Paris Charles de Gaulle, Munich, Zurich and Istanbul all maintaining positions in the top 10.

The Key Highlights:

  • JFK in New York fell 5 places to 93 while LaGuardia rose from 57 to 33 
  • Melbourne remained the top ranked Australian airport, occupying the 19th place
  • London Heathrow jumped one spot to 21, while Gatwick was up seven to 48
  • Japan's Okinawa was the biggest climber, from 199th to 91st position
Okinawa Airport
Okinawa Airport in Japan

The Skytrax World Airport Awards are determined by customer satisfaction survey.

Here is the complete list of the world's best airports of 2024. Last year's rankings are in brackets:

  1. Doha Hamad (2)
  2. Singapore Changi (1)
  3. Seoul Incheon (4)
  4. Tokyo Haneda (3)
  5. Tokyo Narita (9)
  6. Paris CDG (5)
  7. Dubai (17)
  8. Munich (7)
  9. Zurich (8)
  10. Istanbul (6)
  11. Hong Kong (33)
  12. Rome Fiumicino (13)
  13. Vienna (11)
  14. Helsinki-Vantaa (12)
  15. Madrid-Barajas (10)
  16. Centrair Nagoya (16)
  17. Vancouver (20)
  18. Kansai (15)
  19. Melbourne (19)
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