TOP 10 Airports in the World by Kashish Nagle

 TOP 10 Airports in the World

by Kashish Nagle

Doha Hamad   

Opened : 8 years ago

Elevation : 4m / 13ft

WMO : 47670

Hamad International Airport (IATA: DOH, ICAO: OTHH) an international Airport in the state of Qatar, and the home of Qatar’s flag carrier Airline, Qatar Airways.  The Airport is named after the previous Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. Hamad International Airport became the first Middle Eastern Airport to be awarded the Skytrax's World Best Airport for 2021 in the 2021 World Airport Awards, ending the 7-year dominance of Singapore's Changi Airport.


The Airport has two parallel runways, located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from each other, which are designed for simultaneous take-offs and landings. The first is 4,850 m × 60 m (15,910 ft × 200 ft) and is considered to be the longest runway in Western Asia, and also one of the longest runways in the world. The second runway is 4,250 m × 60 m (13,940 ft × 200 ft.

Tokyo Haneda   

Code : HND

Opened : 15 August 1931; 90 year.

Elevation : 6 m

WMO : 47671

Tokyo International Airport, commonly known as Haneda Airport, Haneda kuko, Tokyo Haneda Airport, and Haneda International Airport (IATA: HND, ICAO: RJTT), is one of two international Airports serving the Greater Tokyo Area, the other one being Narita International Airport (NRT). Haneda was the primary international Airport serving Tokyo until 1978; from 1978 to 2010, Haneda handled almost all domestic flights to and from Tokyo as well as "scheduled charter" flights to a small number of major cities in East and Southeast Asia, while Narita International Airport handled the vast majority of international flights from further locations.

Changi Airport

Code : SIN

Opened : 1 July 1981; 41 years ago (optional)

                  29 December 1981; (official)

Elevation : 6.66 m/ 22ft

WMO : 48698

Singapore Changi Airport, commonly known as Changi Airport (IATC: SIN, ICAO: 

WSSS), is a major civilian international Airport that serves Singapore, and is one of the largest transportation hubs in Asia. As one of the world's busiest Airports by international passenger and cargo traffic, it has been rated as the 'World's Best Airport' by Skytrax several times, and is the first Airport in the world to hold the accolade for eight consecutive years.It has also been rated as one of the world's cleanest Airport and highly rated international transit Airport More than 100 Airlines operate from the Airport, with nonstop or direct flights to destinations in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East,and North America.

Tokyo Narita

Code : NRT

Opened : 20 May 1978; 44 years ago

Elevation : 41m / 135 ft

WMO : 47686

Narita International Airport ( romanized: Narita Kokusai Kūkō) (IATA: NRT, ICAO: RJAA), also known as Tokyo-Narita, formerly and originally known as New Tokyo International Airport ( Shin Tōkyō Kokusai Kūkō), is one of two international Airports serving the Greater Tokyo Area, the other one being Haneda Airport (HND). It is about 60 kilometers (37 mi) east of central Tokyo in Narita, Chiba.

At Narita, Air traffic movements have been controlled under various noises related operating restrictions. As a result, the Airport must be closed from 00:00 (12:00am) to 06:00 (6:00am) the next day to minimize noise pollution impact around the Airport.

Seoul Incheon

Code : ICN

Opened : 29 March 2001 ; 21 years ago

Elevation :  7m / 23ft

Incheon International Airport (IATA: ICN, ICAO: RKSI) (sometimes referred to as Seoul–Incheon International Airport) is the largest Airport in South Korea. It is the primary Airport serving the Seoul Capital Area and one of the largest and busiest Airports in the world. 

As of 2021, the Airport has been rated by Skytrax as the fourth best Airport in the world. Skytrax also has rated the Airport as the world's best international transit Airport and one of the world's cleanest Airports. The Airport is one of Skytrax's 5-star Airports and also has been awarded for the best Airport security in 2021.

The Airport was constructed to share the demand for Air transport in the 21st century and to serve as a hub Airport in Northeast Asia.

Incheon International Airport was named the winner of World's Best Transit Airport in 2020. Terminal 2 at Incheon International Airport was named World's Best Airport Terminal in 2020




Paris CDG

Code : CDG

Opened : 8 March 1974 ; 48 years ago.

Elevation : 119m / 392ft

WMO : 07157

It is operated by Group ADP under the brand Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (French: Aéroport de Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle, IATA: CDG, ICAO: LFPG) or Roissy Airport, is the largest international Airport in France. Opened in 1974, it is in Roissy -en-France, 23 km (14 mi) northeast of Paris, and is named after statesman Charles de Gaulle (1890–1970). Charles de Gaulle Airport serves as the principal hub for Air France and a destination for other legacy carriers (from Star Alliance, One world and Sky Team), as well as a focus city for low-cost carriers Easy Jet and Vueling Paris Aero port.  It is also the Airport which is served by most number of Airlines with more than 105 Airlines operating to the Airport. As of 2017, the Airport offers direct flights to the most countries and hosts the most Airlines in the world.[6] Marc Houalla has been the director of the Airport since 12 February 2018.


Code : MUC

Opened : 17 May 1992 ; 30 years ago.

Elevation : 1,487 ft / 453 m

Munich Airport (German: Flughafen München) (IATA: MUC, ICAO: EDDM) is an international Airport serving Munich and Upper Bavaria. It is the second-busiest Airport in Germany in terms of passenger traffic after Frankfurt Airport, and the ninth-busiest Airport in Europe, handling 47.9 million passengers in 2019. It is the world's 15th-busiest Airport in terms of international passenger traffic,[6] and was the 38th-busiest Airport worldwide in 2018.It serves as hub for Lufthansa including its subsidiaries Lufthansa City Line, Air Dolomiti and Euro wings as well as a base for Condor and TUI fly Deutschland.

The Airport is located 28.5 km (17.7 mi) northeast of Munich near the town of Freising. It is named after former Bavarian minister-president Franz Josef Strauss. It has two passenger terminals with an additional midfield terminal, two runways as well as extensive cargo and maintenance facilities and is fully equipped to handle wide-body Aircraft including the Airbus A380.


Code : IST

Opened : 29 October 2018 ( 4 years ago)

Elevation : 99m / 325 ft

Istanbul Airport (Turkish: İstanbul    Havalimanı, IATA: IST, ICAO: LTFM) is the main international Airport serving Istanbul, Turkey. It is located in the Arnavutköy district on the European side of the city.

  All scheduled commercial passenger flights were transferred from Atatürk Airport to Istanbul Airport on 6 April 2019, following the closure of Atatürk Airport for scheduled passenger flights. The IATA Airport code IST was also transferred to the new Airport.

 It served more than 37 million passengers in 2021, making it the busiest Airport in Europe and 13th-busiest Airport in the world in terms of total passenger traffic and by serving more than 27 million international passengers the 2nd-busiest Airport in the world in terms of international passenger traffic.


Code : ZRH

Opened : 14 June 1948 (74 years ago)

Elevation : 1,416 / 432 m

Zürich Airport (German: Flughafen Zürich, IATA: ZRH, ICAO: LSZH) is the largest international Airport of Switzerland and the principal hub of Swiss International Air Lines. It serves Zürich, Switzerland's largest city, and, with its surface transport links, much of the rest of the country. The Airport is located 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of central Zürich, in the municipalities of Kloten, Rümlang, Oberglatt, Winkel, and Opfikon, all of which are within the canton of Zürich.    In 1939, civil Air traffic had to be suspended at the outbreak of the Second World War for military strategic reasons. Although SwissAir was allowed to resume scheduled Air traffic in September 1940, this remained on a modest scale during the war.



Code : KIX

Opened : 4 September 1994

Elevation : 5 m / 17ft

Kansai International Airport (romanized: Kansai Kokusai Kūkō) commonly known as  (kanku) (IATA: KIX, ICAO: RJBB) is the primary international Airport in the Greater Osaka Area of Japan and the closest international Airport to the cities of Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe. It is located on an artificial island (Kankūjima) in the middle of Osaka Bay off the Honshu shore, 38 km (24 mi) southwest of Ōsaka Station,[4] located within three municipalities, including Izumisano (north),[5] Sennan (south),[6] and Tajiri (central),[7] in Osaka Prefecture. In 2016, 25.2 million passengers used the Airport, making it the 30th busiest Airport in Asia and 3rd busiest in Japan. The freight volume was 802,162 tonnes total: 757,414 t international (18th in the world) and 44,748 t domestic.


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