Deaphen From India, joined Jul 2005, 1432 posts, RR: 1 Posted (10 years 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 6581 times:
Hey, we all know each others fav. aircraft/airline,etc. But i have never seen a thread which asks you guys what your favourite airport in the world is. Lets keep it confined to international airports which have mostly international airports. No domestic, cuz , for example there are a million small airports in the USA which most of us dont know about .
I mean lets hear which intl. airport you like the best and for what reason. List two airports you like best in order of preference.
I will start:
1. Singapore Changi (SIN): because they have anything you can think of under the sun available at your disposal. Everyone is helpful, and you can sit for hours and hours in the airport and not get bored. Changi has really been a pioneer in the new generation airports.
2. Hongkong International (HKG): Merely because i had a 16 hour lay over there last year and i didnt get bored for even a minute. Infact, by the end of it my eyes were sore from gazing out of the windows. And best of all, i met 4 different people who were A.net members taking photographs of planes. Everything in that airport is photography friendly expect a few hours in the afternoon when the glare just doesnt allow you to take good pictures.
What i missed about both the airports were observation decks. Either they didnt have them, or i didnt find them!
Waiting to hear your fav.
I want every single airport and airplane in India to be on A.net!
Keego From Ireland, joined Jan 2006, 190 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 6524 times:
My fav has to be MCO its just so clean and easy to find your way around and it has all you need. Its not too small and not to big and very passenger friendly.
My other fav is LHR its just a heaven of widebodys and airlines you just dont see everyday, my faverouite place to spot by far!!!
TuffGong From Canada, joined Jan 2006, 472 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (10 years 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 6427 times:
YVR - The international Arrival area is incredible
LAX - All the different airlines are a treat for someone like me from a town with a small airport
HNL - although old, I love the open air concept and the smells of the tropics when you step out of the plane is awesome.
Mptpa From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 549 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (10 years 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 6366 times:
My choices are:
1 SIN - beautiful, natural features and flowers and plants
2 AMS - very easy, loaded with things to do
3 DXB - love the layout and neatness
3 MCO - easy to navigate and laid out (my ex-home base)
4 TPA - easy to navigate and my current base
GrinddalSK340 From Denmark, joined Apr 2006, 51 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (10 years 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 6351 times:
Quoting Deaphen (Thread starter): What i missed about both the airports were observation decks. Either they didnt have them, or i didnt find them!
SIN Does have An observation deck
that's is why its one of my Favs.. I spent 8 hours there in jan waiting for my flight back home, and i came across the sunflower deck great spotting place. and I just loved the atmosphere, and the little forrest with the pond and some benches..
My other fav is CPH not beeing patriotic but the airport is so airy and clean. and the Architecure yum its beautiful.
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Timology From Netherlands, joined Jan 2006, 216 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (10 years 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 6342 times:
CGK - I love the gardens you see within the terminals when you arrive and the typical Java look is amazing!
HKG - It's very modern and huge!
SIN - Very clean!
AMS - Home Airport, but I think it's kind off messy and starting to be old fashioned.
Swissgabe From Switzerland, joined Jan 2000, 5266 posts, RR: 31
Reply 14, posted (10 years 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 6337 times:
ZRH: my home airport and pretty cool for spotting
KUL: home of MH and a great modern airport
ICN: another modern airport with KE and OZ
NRT: excellent traffic (not my favorite to travel to/from
HND: great traffic
SBH: well, it's approach is great. and yes
SXM: it's simple, Maho Beach!
HEL: good fancy Scandinavian airport
CPT: it's more the city than the airport
LAX: good place to hang around
MLE: very special
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