INTERNATIONAL. Singapore Changi Airport has been named as the World’s Best Airport by air travellers for the fifth consecutive year at the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards at Passenger Terminal Expo in Amsterdam.

Hong Kong International Airport was singled out for the best dining offer and London Heathrow received the accolade for best shopping. Full results are shown below.

“This recognition affirms our service belief which we have held steadfast all these years – putting passengers at the heart of all we do” – Changi Airport Group CEOLee Seow Hiang

Changi Airport Group CEOLee Seow Hiang said, “Winning the Skytrax World’s Best Airport Award for the fifth consecutive year is immense encouragement to our 50,000-strong airport community at Changi Airport, every one of whom is passionate about delivering the most memorable airport experience to our passengers.

“This recognition affirms our service belief which we have held steadfast all these years – putting passengers at the heart of all we do. While we expand our facilities to serve more passengers in the coming years, we will continue to work closely with all our airport partners to further enhance the Changi Experience.”

Changi Airport also received the award as Best Airport for Leisure Amenities.

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Changi first: Changi Airport Group CEO Lee Seow Hiang receiving the Skytrax World’s Best Airport Award from Skytrax CEO Edward Plaisted

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The World’s Top 10 Airports

  1. Singapore Changi Airport
  2. Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
  3. Incheon International Airport
  4. Munich Airport
  5. Hong Kong International Airport
  6. Hamad International Airport (Doha)
  7. Chubu Centrair Nagoya
  8. Zürich Airport
  9. London Heathrow Airport
  10. Frankfurt Airport

Click here for the world’s top 100 airports and their 2016 v 2017 rating.


The World’s Best Airports for Dining

  1. Hong Kong
  2. Singapore Changi
  3. Tokyo Narita
  4. Incheon International
  5. Hamad International
  6. Kansai Osaka
  7. Centrair Nagoya
  8. London Heathrow
  9. Houston
  10. Munich

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The World’s Best Airport Shopping

  1. London Heathrow
  2. Incheon
  3. Hong Kong
  4. Singapore Changi
  5. Doha Hamad
  6. Dubai
  7. Amsterdam Schiphol
  8. Paris CDG
  9. Frankfurt
  10. Zürich

The World’s Cleanest Airports

  1. Tokyo Haneda
  2. Incheon International
  3. Centrair Nagoya
  4. Taiwan Taoyuan
  5. Tokyo Narita
  6. Singapore Changi
  7. Hong Kong
  8. Zürich
  9. Kansai Osaka
  10. Hamad International

The World’s Most Improved Airports

  1. Soekarno–Hatta
  2. Hamad International
  3. Houston George Bush Intercontinental
  4. Delhi Indira Gandhi International
  5. Haikou Meilan
  6. Guangzhou Baiyun
  7. Phoenix
  8. Tokyo Narita
  9. Paris CDG
  10. Los Angeles

The World’s Best Airport Hotels

  1. Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
  2. Pullman Guangzhou Airport
  3. Hong Kong Sky City Marriott
  4. Hilton Munich Airport
  5. Regal Airport Hong Kong
  6. Langham Place Beijing
  7. Fairmont Vancouver Airport
  8. Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain
  9. Hilton Frankfurt Airport
  10. Sofitel Heathrow

The World’s Best Airport Staff Service

  1. Taiwan Taoyuan
  2. Seoul Incheon
  3. Tokyo (Haneda)
  4. Singapore Changi
  5. Central Japan
  6. Kansai
  7. Kuala Lumpur
  8. Tokyo Narita
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Vienna

The World’s Best Regional Airports

  1. Centrair Nagoya
  2. Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky
  3. Hamburg
  4. Denver
  5. Cologne/Bonn
  6. Durban King Shaka
  7. London City
  8. Dusseldorf
  9. Xi’an
  10. Seoul Gimpo

Best Airports by Passenger numbers

Tokyo Haneda Airport
Best Airport 60 million+ passengers

Singapore Changi Airport
Best Airport 50 million+ passengers

Munich Airport
Best Airport 40-50 million passengers

Hamad International Airport
Best Airport 30-40 million passengers

Zurich Airport
Best Airport 20-30 million passengers

Centrair Nagoya
Best Airport 10-20 million passengers

Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky
Best Airport 5-10 million passengers

London City Airport
Best Airport under 5 million passengers

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