The international air transport rating organisation Skytrax released a list of 10 best airports in Asia in 2016, including Singapore Changi Airport holding the top position continuous 4 years.
The Skytrax total annual rankings derive from the impressions of over 13 million flyers from 106 countries. A lot more than 550 international airports were contained in the survey, which includes 39 service and performance variables, including service comfort, location of restrooms, and the language skills of the airport terminal staff.
#10. Kuala Lumpur International Airport – KUL, Malaysia
Yearly passengers: 47.5 million
This is one of the busiest airports in Southeast Asia (welcomed 47.5 million passengers per year), located approximately 56km far from Malaysia capital. The airport has convenient roads and vessel, with forests and waterfalls in the campus.
#9. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport – TPE, China
Yearly passengers: 34 million
Previous rank: 9
Situated on the outskirts of Taipei city, Taoyuan is the largest airport in Taiwan. Passengers praised Taoyuan thanks courteous service, cleanliness and rapid customs procedures. It had an airline museum, but was closed in early 2016 to expand the airport.
#8. Beijing Capital International Airport – PEK, China
Yearly passengers: 83.7 million
Previous rank: 6
This airport is the 2nd busiest airport in the world (welcomed 83.7 million visitors each year), the airport in Beijing has an important role in the development of China capital. The airport was expanded and upgraded with 3 terminals was rated as the 10th best terminals in the world.
#7. Narita International Airport (Tokyo Narita Airport) – NRT, Japan
Yearly passengers: 35.6 million
Previous rank: 8
Tokyo Narita Airport is located approximately 56km far from Tokyo capital, welcomed approximately 35.6 million visitors each year. Like other Japanese airports, Narita is appreciated by the friendly staffs and efficiency working, clean facilities and several dining options.
#6. Kansai International Airport – KIX, Japan
Yearly passengers: 20 million
Previous rank: 7
Located on an artificial island off the coast of Osaka, Kansai International Airport was praised by modern architecture, clean facilities and friendly staffs. The airport also have Sky View observatory for visitors see airplanes take off and landing.
#5. Central Japan International Airport (Chubu Airport) – NGO, Japan
Yearly passengers: 9.8 million
Previous rank: 5
This airport to be considered the best regional airport in the world, located on an artificial island in the middle of Ise Bay, near Nagoya city. Central Japan International Airport – also known as Chūbu Centrair International Airport – It owns a observation terrace with more 300m long. From here visitors can watch Nagoya port. Additionally, visitors can relax in the Japanese traditional bathrooms and watching sunset on Ise bay.
#4. Hong Kong International Airport – HKG, China
Yearly passengers: 63.1 million
Previous rank: 3
Built on an artificial island off the coast of Hong Kong, the intenational airport is one of the busiest airports in the world (welcomed 63.1 million passengers each year), with many facilities for visitors, including a golf course near No.2 terminal.
#3. Haneda Airport (Tokyo International Airport) – HND, Japan
Yearly passengers: 72.8 million
Previous rank: 4
Haneda is one of two major international airports in Tokyo. Located just a few kilometers from Tokyo capital, Haneda roundtrip 72.8 million passengers per year (4th busiest airport in the world). The airport was highly rating thanks to the comfortable services, cleanliness and many shopping outlets.
#2. Incheon International Airport – ICN, South Korea
Yearly passengers: 41.7 million
Previous rank: 2
Situated on an island outside of Seoul, South Korea, Incheon is the official headquarter of Korean Air and is the 24th busiest airport in the world (welcomed 41.7 million passengers each year). The airport has many conveniences, shopping and dining, and many cultural performances for visitors. Even, the airport also has a museum of Korean culture.
#1. Changi International Airport – SIN, Singapore
Yearly passengers: 54 million
Previous rank: 1
This airport welcomed 54 million of visitors constantly keep Asia’s best position for 4 years, and is the 16th busiest airport in the world. Changi received praise from visitors thanks to stunning architecture, operational efficiency, superior amenities, multiple dining options and shopping. The airport has cinemas and multimedia entertainment areas, spas, gardens …