Top 10 Worlds Most Beautiful Airports

Oct 15, 2019

1.Incheon International Airport, Incheon, South Korea:-

The largest airport in South Korea and one of the largest and busiest in the world. Since 2005, it has consecutively been rated as the best airport in the world by the Airports Council International and has received the full 5 stars in ranking from Skytrax. It has a golf course, spa, private dorms, a casino and indoor gardens. Inauguration date: 2001.

2.Dubai World Central International Airport, Dubai, UAE:-

When it’s fully completed in 2017, the Al Maktoum International Airport will be the largest in the world with five runways and four terminals, with a maximum capacity of 160 million passengers and 12 million tons of cargo per year. Inauguration date: 2010.

3.Menara International Airport, Marrakech, Morocco:-

The only airport in Marrakech and although it is very small and simple (eg no boarding jetways), it is one of the most beautiful in the world due to its façade created during a recent expansion. Inauguration date: 1952.

4.Denver International Airport, Colorado, USA:-

The airport is quite curious on a symbolic level which has led to many theories which together make up “The Denver Airport Conspiracy”. Throughout the building there are several references to Nazism: the runways form a swastika-like shape. Inauguration date: 2010.

5.Bilbao Airport, Bilbao, Spain:-

The Bilbao Airport is among the six most profitable Spanish airports. It is popularly known as “La Paloma” (The Dove) because it was designed to look like a bird taking flight. Inauguration date: 2010.

6.Carrasco International Airport, Montevideo, Uruguay:-

This new terminal at Carrasco International Airport was designed by the renowned architect Uruguayan Rafael Vinoly. It symbolizes a milestone for the country in terms of investment, architecture, high quality services, technology, and innovation. Inauguration date: 2009.

7.TWA Terminal, John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, USA:-

The architect Eero Saarinen designed the terminal to look like the wings of a seagull in flight. The beautiful TWA Flight Center has appeared in several Hollywood movies such as Catch Me If You Can, with Leonardo di Caprio. Inauguration date: 1962.

8.Terminal 4, Madrid-Barajas International Airport, Madrid, Spain:-

The airport’s architecture highlights simplicity, adaptability, robustness and flexibility, with the main objective being to convey peace, tranquility, calmness and lightness to travelers passing through. The materials used in its construction (integrated steel and bamboo) are environmentally friendly and take advantage of as much natural light as possible. Inauguration date: 2006.

9.Terminal 3, Beijing Capital International Airport, China:-

The constructuion of Terminal 3 at the Beijing Capital International Airport was designed by the architectural firm Norman Foster. Its purpose was to welcome the athletes of the 2008 Summer Olympics. Its design is influenced by a blend of traditional Chinese culture with modern architectural trends, creating the form of a fish, with parts of the structure in the form of scales, and using red and yellow flag as symbols of China. Inauguration date: 2008.

10.Kansai International Airport, Osaka, Japan:-

The construction of the airport took 38 months and involved the work of about a million employees. It is built on an artificial island in Osaka Bay, Japan with a runway that is 4km long. The materials used ensure that it is resistant to natural disasters like earthquakes and typhoons. Inauguration date: 1994.