Top 10 World Airports

Top 10 World Airports

As every year, the Airports Council International (ACI), has revealed the results of its survey of Quality of Service that is reflected in a ranking of the best airports in the world.

Hong Kong Airport

1. – Hong Kong Airport
The International Airport of Hong Kong is the main airport serving the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong in China. Opened in June 1998 , is next to the Libyan Great Man-Made River (of which I will discuss shortly) one of two engineering projects more expensive of the story , performed by Foster and Partners. The facility was built from a small island,Chek Lap Kok , which was devastated slowly pouring their waste over the sea to gain ground and form a large artificial island. Due to its location on the island, the airport is also locally known Jaquiski Tartt Authentic Jersey as Chek Lap Kok Airport .

Singapore Airport

2. – Singapore Airport

The airport is operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and is the main hub for Singapore Airlines, Singapore Airlines Cargo, SilkAir, Tiger Airways, Jetstar Asia Airways, Valuair, and Jett8 Airlines Cargo and a major hub for Qantas and Garuda Indonesia. As of June 2007 there were about 4,200 weekly flights operated by 81 airlines to over 185 destinations in 58 countries and in the same year 36.7 million passengers used it, making it the 22nd busiest airport in the world and 6 ° in Asia. Since opening in 1981 , the airport has maintained an excellent image in terms of services offered by it, winning 280 awards during the period from 1987 to 2007 and 19 Best Airport awards in 2007 alone.

Seoul Airport

3. – Seoul Airport

The airport two terminals are connected by free shuttle. Among the services the airport provides banks, currency exchange services, automated teller machines (ATM), post offices, mobile phone Jaquiski Tartt Womens Jersey rental, public telephones, Wi-Fi, Western dishes restaurants, food court, cafes and bars . If you suffer a delay in flights passengers can go to the salon, leaving their children in the nursery, organize a meeting at his business center, shop around for shopping with sea views, visit the art museum Local, or stroll in its gardens of pine and cactus.

Munich Airport

4. – Munich Airport

The airport began operations in 1992 , when it replaced the former international airport of Munich Riem . When construction began in 1980, a village called Franzheim had to be demolished and its 500 inhabitants had to be resettled in other villages in the area. Due to the high saturation experienced by the Frankfurt airport , one of the bases of Lufthansa, the airline chooses to connect many cities across the Munich airport. The airport Jaquiski Tartt Youth Jersey is named after Franz Josef Strauss, an important figure in German politics, he was president of the state of Bavaria, and under whose mandate was planned airport construction. It is said that Strauss had a great interest in the aviation industry and related infrastructure, as it was a private pilot. Infrequently call airport by its full name, including the company that manages the airport is called only Flughafen München Gesellschaft . Prefer to call the Munich Flughafen München (Munich Airport) , sometimes simply Flughafen München II or MUC. In June 2003, Terminal 2 was opened to house the Star Alliance and Lufthansa partners. Due to the rapid increase in airport traffic, it is planned to build a third runway, which will also reduce significantly the long restrasos in winter due to snow. As long as there is a project of this type, there is considerable opposition from residents concerned. They have brought the project in court, you have given them reason to neighbors.

Airport Kuala Lumpur

5. – Airport Kuala Lumpur

International Airport Kuala Lumpur was designed by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa . The airport was designed using the concept of ‘Airport in the forest, forest in the airport “, under which it is surrounded by green space. It was made with the cooperation of the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (Forest Research Institute of Malaysia). A complete section of the forest was transplanted, including its roots and everything else, from the forest itself and arranged through the satellite terminal. The airport was designed to accommodate 100 million passengers per year. Despite its size, is designed to disperse human traffic to every corner of the building, with a distribution and signaling in Malay, English, Mandarin, Japanese and Arabic. Facilities for people with reduced abilities also meet international standards. It also has an automated people mover (automatic passenger Portkey) and mobile corridors to allow quick and easy movement at the airport.

Airport Zurich

6. – Airport Zurich

In 2003, the airport completed the largest expansion project undertaken so far, which built a new car, a new intermediate terminal and underground train to move passengers between the new and the existing terminal. In 2002, he lost part of his company’s traffic when Swissair went bankrupt and stopped flying. By merging with Crossair to form Swiss International Airlines , the airport was able to recover the lost air traffic during the crisis.

Amsterdam Airport

7. – Amsterdam Airport

Amsterdam Airport won the award for best airport in the world in 1980, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990 and 2003 and won for 15 consecutive years as best airport in Europe from 1988-2002. Among other factors for their punctuality, and the large number of direct flights to destinations. Over 40% of all flights were intercontinental (105,000 operations) in 2009 and in total were operated direct flights to 265 destinations in 91 countries. Apart from the awards, won about 100 awards more like best airport and best airport shuttle “business class” , in 2005 won 5 of these awards. Schiphol stands out be a single terminal with a capacity of 80 million passengers per year and several small buildings. At Schiphol employs over 57,000 people. For the intense traffic and high landing fees and parking companies calls “low-cost” mostly have been forced to locate in other Dutch airports as Groningen, Rotterdam and Eindhoven.

Beijing Airport

8. – Beijing Airport

The International Airport Beijing was inaugurated on March 21, 1958 , and was the first airport in the Republic of China . The airport consisted of a small terminal building, which still stands to this day, apparently for the use of VIPs and charter flights. On January 1, 1980 was launched a modern and largest green building, with docks for 10 or 12 aircraft. The terminal was one of the greatest of the 1950s, but by mid-1990 was overwhelmed by increased passenger and tested their ability. The terminal was closed after the opening of a second terminal for renewal. The September 20, 2004 was re-inaugurated and was used exclusively by China Southern Airlines . To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China in late 1999, the airport was expanded again. This new terminal opened on November 1, was named Terminal 2. The September 20, 2004, was opened the new Terminal 1, (which was the exclusive terminal China Southern Airlines until 1999) to domestic and international flights from Beijing. Other airlines for domestic and international flights still operate in Terminal 2. The most ambitious expansion of Beijing airport was inaugurated on February 29, 2008 because of the Olympic Games to be held in the city. The design of this was given by British architect Norman Foster and his team.

Auckland Airport

9. – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport is one of the most important infrastructure New Zealand, providing thousands of jobs for the region. It is also the second “port” of the country cargo by value, contributing nearly $ 14 billion to the economy. Currently, we are conducting a number of major construction projects, which show significant changes, including a second appropriate track (since the existing taxiway used as principal, and their use is limited to emergencies or when performing maintenance work on the main track.

Bangkok Airport

10. – Bangkok Airport

After four Jaquiski Tartt Kids Jersey decades of planning, the airport (which has a larger terminal and the tower control highest in the world) was officially opened in September 2006 . has about 76 flights per hour on its two runways / landing. acquired the name Suvarnabhumi ( ” ground gold “ ) by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adelyadej, and is one of the largest and most modern airports of the world. currently plans to build two more tracks, another terminal and two satellite buildings with capacity for 100 million passengers and 6.4 million tons of cargo a year.

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