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In recent years new airport have been built and old ones extended. Global airline travel intensity is slowly shifting to the Middle East and Asia.

Overall the number of travelers is in continuous growth and the trend will not stop in the coming decades, despite the fact that we are using up our resources of petrol and overcrowding the skies and airports...

 

Under this part of Plane Tickets Now we are taking a look at the main issues surrounding airports...

 

Which are the best rated airports in the World?

Are you interested in finding airports codes?

These can all be found here and new updates are coming periodically. 



The World's best rated airports

 

The term "best" is relative, but if we are interested in which airports can be considered the closes to perfection, then we will have to look at their ranking which is given according to how well they are functioning and how well they are equipped.

 

We have taken into account the 5, 4 and 3 star airports according to the 2009 analysis published by Skytrax and have presented them here in the tables below:

  

5 star airports:

  

Airport:

Details:

 1.  Hong Kong Kai Tak International Airport

Passengers: 45 million (2009)

Terminal 1 rating: (5 stars)

 2.  Seoul Incheon International Airport

Passengers: 30 million (2009)

Terminal 1 rating: (5 stars)

 3.  Singapore Changi International Airport

Passengers: 101,92 million

Terminal 1 rating: (4 stars)

Terminal 2 rating: (5 stars)

Terminal 3 rating: (5 stars)

 Note: the list above is subject to change and is based exclusively on the analysis made by Skytrax exclusively

 

4 star airports:

 

Airport:

Details:

 1.  Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport

Passengers: 47,4 million (2007)

Terminal (single) rating: (4 stars)

 2.  Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Passengers: 27,5 million (2008)

Terminal (single) rating: (4 stars)

 3.  Zürich International Airport

Passengers: 22,1 million (2008)

Terminal (single) rating: (4 stars)

 Note: the list above is subject to change and is based exclusively on the analysis made by Skytrax exclusively

  

3 star airports:

 

Airport:

Details:

 1.  Abu Dhabi International Airport

Passengers: 9 million (2008)

Terminal 1 rating: (2 stars)

Terminal 2 rating: (2 stars)

Terminal 3 rating: (4 stars)

 2.  Bahrain International Airport

Passengers: 8,9 million (2008)

Terminal (single) rating: (3 stars)

 3.  Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Passengers: 36 million (2009 est.)

Terminal 1 (international) rating: (3 stars)

Terminal 2 (domestic) rating: (4 stars)

 4.  Doha International Airport

Passengers: 14,9 million (2007)

Premium terminal 1 rating: (5 stars)

Main terminal 2 rating: (2 stars)

 5.  Dubai International Airport

Passengers: 37 million (2009 est.)

Terminal 1 rating: (3 stars)

Terminal 2 rating: (2 stars)

Terminal 3 rating: (3 stars)

 6.  Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport

Passengers: 19,4 million (2007)

Terminal 1 (international) rating: (3 stars)

Terminal 2 (domestic) rating: (3 stars)

 7.  Kuwait International Airport

Passengers: 7 million (2009 est.)

International terminal rating: (3 stars)

 8.  London Heathrow Airport

Passengers: 67 million

Terminal 1 rating: (3 stars)

Terminal 2 rating: (3 stars)

Terminal 3 rating: (3 stars)

Terminal 4 rating: (3 stars)

Terminal 5 rating: (4 stars)

 9.  Madrid Airport

Passengers: 50,8 million (2008)

Terminal 1 rating: (3 stars)

Terminal 2 rating: (3 stars)

Terminal 3 rating: (3 stars)

Terminal 4 rating: (4 stars)

 10.  Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport

Passengers: 31,9 million (2007)

Terminal 1 (international) rating: (3 stars)

Terminal 2 (domestic) rating: (3 stars)

Terminal 3 (Qantas) rating: (3 stars)

 Note: the list above is subject to change and is based exclusively on the analysis made by Skytrax exclusively

  

IATA airport codes

 

When booking for an airline ticket, you might need the international designator code of the airports that you're travelling through.

"Null problemo", we have a huge list of well over 3.000 unique airport codes in alphabetical order that'll help you...

IATA airport codes lookup list

     

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