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Most Beautiful Airport In The World?  
User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24906 posts, RR: 56
Posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 9638 times:


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Simply stunning...  Wow!  Wow!


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
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User currently offlineKilavoud From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 9516 times:

Changi is great !

Cheers. Kilavoud.


User currently offlineCanadi>nBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 9470 times:

Buffalo International!!! With freeway access to North Tonawanda and
Cheektowaga!


User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 9458 times:

I'd say SXM and HKG are up there

User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24906 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 9435 times:

Im surprised that not many people actually say Male when these topics come up, but judging by that wonderful picture, it looks like I will need to save up and go there sometime  Big thumbs up


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineLeviticus From New Zealand, joined Oct 2007, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 9266 times:

Are you only counting exterior beauty ? In that case it must be HKG, however I'm pretty surprised that Hong Kong comes up so often but I've never heard anyone mention Macau ! If interior also counts then I would go for AMS or FRA.

User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24906 posts, RR: 56
Reply 6, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 9252 times:

Well, to be honest, I meant the scenery around the airport, but its all good.


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineIndustrialPate From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 9201 times:

I love most aspects of HNL, although much of the airport looks and smells like the 1960s...

Before somebody says DEN, I'll say DEN looks like circus tents...


User currently offlineJaspike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2008, 1 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 9159 times:

Scenery around the airport - EMA. The M1...  Laugh out loud Big grin

Josh


User currently offlineNonrevman From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 1291 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 9098 times:

Orlando-MCO is liked by many. The terminal design is nice as well as the landscaping.

Hong Kong-HKG is in a great setting as well.



User currently offlineGarnetpalmetto From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 5360 posts, RR: 53
Reply 10, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 8929 times:

If it's scenery around, I'm going to vote for SXM...the beautiful blue of the Caribbean on that famous beach near the fenceline just knocks me back.


South Carolina - too small to be its own country, too big to be a mental asylum.
User currently offlineWarszawa From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 727 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 8870 times:

Hmm... If we're talking Exterior wise, I'd vote for TNCM ( SXM ) Saint Martaan Netherlands Antilles.

Interior-Wise, KTPA, Tampa International.

I haven't been to many airports in my lifespan, but Tampa is a beautiful airport inside. I've flown out and into TPA many times, and I always find that airport to be spotless, nice, clean, an overall excellent experience.

KDTW McNamara terminal is also very very nice, the Smith terminal doesn't even compare though.



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User currently offlineMotorhussy From New Zealand, joined Mar 2000, 3132 posts, RR: 9
Reply 12, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 8854 times:

If it's scenery and the approach etc, then Aitutaki in the northern part of the southern Cook Islands. Either that or Bora Bora. Both are on the reef/atoll, but Bora Bora has wonderful peeks above it whereas Aitutaki has the most close-to-heaven experience with a lagoon.

But if you're talking terminals and man-made stuff...? The old TWA terminal at JFK. Charles de Gaulle. Qui sais?



come visit the south pacific
User currently offlineAirbazar From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 8194 posts, RR: 10
Reply 13, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 8767 times:

Are we talking most beautifull airport, or most beautiful airport setting? MLE has a great setting but the airport facilities don't appear to be anything special. For most beautifull airport I'd have to say Bilbao is just stunning. Kansai too, seems very beautiful.

User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 8649 times:

Bora-Bora - on its own little island, all set about with palm trees. Very cute Polynesian building with pointed eves and a palm-thatched roof.



User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9160 posts, RR: 15
Reply 15, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 8579 times:

HKG and Changi.............

User currently offlineTolosy From Luxembourg, joined Oct 2003, 357 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 8398 times:

All the airports in the bay area

SFO and OAK


User currently offlineKal744 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 8372 times:

Zurich Airport has very nice scenery.

User currently offlineRB211 From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 632 posts, RR: 3
Reply 18, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 8302 times:

LasVegas McCarran. It's right on the strip!!


Airline photography. Whether they're fully clothed, butt naked, having issues or confused I'm taking pictures!!
User currently offlineBigtidi From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 43 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 8250 times:

Albuquerque, New Mexico (ABQ)

User currently offlineEIDW From Ireland, joined Nov 2003, 44 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 8131 times:

Best airport interior: Hong Kong, Chek Lap Kok.

User currently offlineFLYYUL From Italy, joined Jun 2000, 4970 posts, RR: 51
Reply 21, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 8099 times:

The Detroit WorldGateway is absolutely amazing.

Mark


User currently offlineProudtoflyaa From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 8103 times:

I always thought it was STL, because whenever I saw it or still see it in person, it means I'm home or one flight away from home.

User currently offlineArdian From Netherlands, joined Oct 2000, 541 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 8073 times:

YVR. So beautiful with the influences from the natives (totem poles, art, waterfalls, nature)! Really love it! It's also a very peaceful airport  Smile

User currently offlineDeltaRules From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3725 posts, RR: 9
Reply 24, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 8031 times:

Based on airports I've been to...

MCO. The airport's in great shape & the exterior, interior & landscaping are great there. I like standing in the atrium....feels like you're outside to an extent.

DTW's WorldGateway would be second.
DeltaRules



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25 Post contains links and images Chrisrad : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia far nicer than HKG View Large View MediumPhoto © Alexander Kueh View Large View MediumPhoto © Alexander Kueh View La
26 Bobs89irocz : I dont really know why, but i guess since it has a HUGE 7 bay side by side hanger and a big FedEx cargo area with a Gulfstream being ther as well. Not
27 Copaair737 : Id have to say SFO or HNL for the US. But in Europe, for interior anyway, id go with CPH
28 TWAMD-80 : I would have to say SYD and ZQN have the most beautiful airport setting. Sydney has the ocean and the city skyline, and Queenstown has the beautiful m
29 Nwacrew : Few airport experiences can top stepping off the plane at Bora Bora.
30 Philaboy : Well, I tend to like architecture, and from me, the idea of KIX, is to me one of the most brilliant ever by man. The simple idea of building an airpor
31 Coronado990 : I tend to like airports with urban settings and Lindbergh Field (SAN) gets my vote (I loved KaiTak too but you can't go back). SAN is surrounded by hi
32 Qantasguy : The nicest airport I've seen is BNE (Brisbane Australia). There's a lot of palm trees inside, and I think they're real.
33 9ETRNG : I would say Vancouver International (CYVR)
34 Hoons90 : Biased view.. ICN AMS is also a great airport too.. at least thinking from airports I've been to in real life..
35 Pilotpip : I think it's any airport at night. I just stood out on the ramp here at STL, looking at the terminal, nothing running. GPUs keeping the wingtip lights
36 Ahsanf28 : Judging by the scenery around it's got to be Male. Maldives. But judging from any other perspective it's Changi, Singapore.
37 Kaitak : I'm going with Chrisrad; it has to be Kuala Lumpur, with Seoul's new Incheon and HKG running a close second and third.
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