World’s best airports for 2017 revealed

(CNN)In news that should come as little surprise to global air travelers, Singapore’s done it again.

For the fifth year in a row the city-state’s Changi Airport has been named “world’s best airport” at the annual Skytrax World Airport Awards.
The awards, announced during a ceremony in Amsterdam on March 14, are based on millions of international passenger surveys.


Vancouver Airport remains the No.1 airport in North America for an eighth consecutive year, moving up one spot to number 13 in this year’s rankings.
The top US airport in 2017 according to Skytrax is the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, number 26 on the list, followed by Denver International at number 28.
For the full list of the world’s 100 best airports visit the World Airports Awards website.
Skytrax handed out awards in a variety of other categories as well, covering everything from cleanliness and food to passenger service.
Tokyo Haneda was voted the world’s cleanest airport, while Jakarta’s Soekarno–Hatta International Airport has been singled out as the most improved.
When it comes to dining, Hong Kong leads the way, while Taiwan’s Taoyuan got the top spot in the best airport staff category.
In terms of shopping, there’s no topping London Heathrow, according to Skytrax.

2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards

1. Singapore Changi Airport
2. Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
3. Incheon International Airport (Seoul, South Korea)
4. Munich Airport (Germany)
5. Hong Kong International Airport
6. Hamad International Airport (Doha, Qatar)
7. Chubu Centrair Nagoya (Japan)
8. Zurich Airport (Switzerland)
9. London Heathrow Airport
10. Frankfurt Airport (Germany)

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