TOP 10 impressive airports in the world!
For most people at the airport, the number one goal is to leave it as soon as possible.
But this, perhaps, should not be. The subsequent time in flight is not the most pleasant anyway. And if you are already sick from the reception, then you should not wait for the carnival further. Thinking hard on these issues, the following air berths were tried to be made as comfortable as possible. Some, it can be said, turned out to be fantastic. In their creation, technologies were used, architectural and design ideas were embodied that could minimize the stressful burden of being at the airport and the flight itself. This meant building an indoor rainforest in Kuala Lumpur or a wave pool in Munich. Let’s see which ones are the most interesting.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York, USA)
In the summer of 2015, a fleet appeared on the roof of terminal number five under the control of JetBlue Airways. While lush greens enable people to reduce pressure between flights, it also solves the technical problem for pets.Prior to the construction of the park, passengers traveling with their pets had to return through the security service so that their animals could go to the toilet. Is it necessary to remind that all vacationers in the USA are obliged to clean up after their pets? JetBlue also recently opened a farm that will grow 2,000 different species of plants. Harvest will help feed diners in airport restaurants.
Changi International Airport (Singapore)
Like most facilities in Singapore, the airport of the city-state of Changi is designed and equipped according to the principle of a sponge. Instead of letting rainwater drain into a storm sewer, the airport “catches” rainwater for short-term recycling and longer storage. Roofs are equipped with pipes that transport water to underground tanks. Changi Airport is recognized as the best airport in the world in 2015. This is a stop-paradise. Here you can swim in the rooftop pool of the first terminal. There is a butterfly garden and a six-meter waterfall rustles. Here you can take a shower and take a nap. Free to play video games and watch a movie – please. A stunning garden of cacti, sunflowers and other greens will help you relax and take a breath. If you wait for the next flight for a long time, you can go on a free tour of places in Singapore in close proximity to the airport.
Incheon International Airport (Incheon, Republic of Korea)
With its countless shops, restaurants and outstanding functionality, the airport looks like a tiny town. Incheon took second place in 2015 in the ranking of the best airports. Unlike many other air gates, it serves not only travelers from other countries. Locals come here too. It has everything from spas to waterfalls. Showers, medical services, a post office and dry cleaning services. And also, two cinemas, a golf course, an ice rink, a casino, a culture museum and 90 duty-free shops. Here. A transplant for a tourist in this place is not separated from the trip. If everything goes according to plan, then the airport will become a memorable part of your trip.
Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport (Vantaa, Finland)
In early November 2015, the airport hosted the first hackathon airport (hackathon – a forum of developers from different areas of software development) in the world. More than 100 developers gathered at the 48-hour Aero Hack. The purpose of the event was to generate revolutionary ideas and digital solutions that will change the tourism industry and turn travel into an even more pleasant experience. The application, which is designed to reduce the level of anxiety among travelers in flight, was recognized as the best according to the results of the forum.
The airport itself offers yoga classes in a special space for relaxation, saunas, massages, wireless charging stations and a visit to the art gallery. There is also an interesting reader. Take it for free to read your favorite book on the road. You can leave your book to other wanderers. This is also the first European airport that offers its passengers sleep in special GoSleep capsules.
San Francisco International Airport (San Francisco, CA)
33 million people – passenger traffic poured into that figure in 2015. The airport infrastructure has many bars and duty-free shops. The museum of aviation. The air gate includes three terminals for domestic flights and one international. Connecting the terminals over the airport, a monorail stretches along which automatic trains run. It is possible to reach the terminal with legs, but the train process dynamics is significantly accelerated.