Skytrax Reveals 2017 World’s Best Airport

The Singapore Changi Airport has been crowned the 2017 World’s Best Airport based on passenger’s survey at the annual Skytrax World Airport Awards earlier this week in Amsterdam. The city-state airport has now won the award for the past five years and eight overall since the introduction in 2000.

Skytrax Reveals 2017 World's Best Airport: Singapore Changi Airport Comes Out TopThe ever-changing Singapore Changi Airport has one of the best facilities in the world. The airport, which is adding a fourth terminal soon, can be regarded as a destination of its own with two free 24-hour movie theatres, eight gardens, a butterfly garden, a rooftop swimming pool, and more.

The Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) moved up to second position; the Munich Airport dropped to fourth while the Hong Kong International held onto the fifth position. Qatar’s Hamad International Airport has moved up to sixth and Germany’s Frankfurt Airport is the only newcomer at number 10.

Skytrax Reveals 2017 World's Best Airport: Singapore Changi Airport Comes Out Top

Vancouver Airport remains the number one airport in North America for the eighth consecutive year and the Cape Town Airport is the best in Africa at number 19 followed by Johannesburg at number 37. To see the full results, visit the official website.

World’s 10 best Airports

  • Singapore Changi Airport
  • Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
  • Incheon International Airport
  • Munich Airport
  • Hong Kong International Airport
  • Hamad International Airport
  • Chubu Centrair Nagoya
  • Zurich Airport
  • London Heathrow Airport
  • Frankfurt Airport

Other awards handed out at the airport also cover categories from best shopping and cleanliness to food and passenger service. London’s Heathrow is the best in terms of the shopping experience while Tokyo Haneda is the world’s cleanest airport. Jakarta’s Soekarno–Hatta has been singled out as the most improved. Find the rest of the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards below:

World’s Top 10 Cleanest Airports

  • Tokyo Haneda
  • Seoul Incheon
  • Centrair Nagoya
  • Taiwan Taoyuan
  • Tokyo Narita
  • Singapore Changi
  • Hong Kong
  • Zurich
  • Kansai Osaka
  • Doha Hamad

World’s Top 10 Most Improved Airports

  • Soekarno–Hatta
  • Hamad Doha
  • Houston IAH
  • Delhi
  • Haikou Meilan
  • Guangzhou
  • Phoenix
  • Tokyo Narita
  • Paris CDG
  • Los Angeles

World’s Top 10 Best Airport Hotels

  • Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
  • Pullman Guangzhou Airport
  • Hong Kong Sky City Marriott
  • Hilton Munich Airport
  • Regal Airport Hong Kong
  • Langham Place Beijing
  • Fairmont Vancouver Airport
  • Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain
  • Hilton Frankfurt Airport
  • Sofitel Heathrow

World’s Top 10 Best Airport Staff Service

  • Taiwan Taoyuan
  • Seoul Incheon
  • Tokyo (Haneda)
  • Singapore Changi
  • Central Japan
  • Kansai
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Narita
  • Hong Kong
  • Vienna

World’s Top 10 Best Airports for Dining

  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore Changi
  • Tokyo Narita
  • Seoul Incheon
  • Doha Hamad
  • Kansai Osaka
  • Centrair Nagoya
  • London Heathrow
  • Houston
  • Munich

World’s Top 10 Best Regional Airports

  • Centrair Nagoya
  • Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky
  • Hamburg
  • Denver
  • Cologne / Bonn
  • Durban King Shaka
  • London City
  • Dusseldorf
  • Xi’an
  • Gimpo

World’s Top 10 Best Airport Shopping

  • London Heathrow
  • Seoul Incheon
  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore Changi
  • Doha Hamad
  • Dubai
  • Amsterdam Schiphol
  • Paris CDG
  • Frankfurt
  • Zurich
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