Hugo From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 399 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (14 years 11 months 2 days ago) and read 1760 times:
KLIA is the most beautiful architecturally but it is a hassle to get to and from the city centre. Changi is possibly the most hassle-free but suffers from a lack of character...pleasant but dull. NAIA has a lot of character with its motley inter-island aircraft, but is a hassle in various ways...
All things considered, it probably is CLK. It is beautiful, efficient, has great amenities, has room for growth, and super infrastructure to get to the city.
That being said, my favorite airport EVER has to be
Kai Tak. No airport in the world, no matter how beautiful or spacious, can compare to the Kaitak's unique setting. I miss it terribly... I miss that hairy final on Runway 13...I miss not seeing the whole aircraft from ground level and hearing my footsteps as I climb the stairway... I even miss the aroma of sewer stench mixed with avgas and diesel when riding those ramp buses.
ERJ135 From Aruba, joined Nov 2000, 708 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (14 years 11 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1743 times:
While the big modern airports in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong are all very nice, my personal preference is a little smaller and to many people here probably unvisited.
So for something different I will say Wattay International, Vientiane Laos!
Ryanb741 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 3222 posts, RR: 14
Reply 17, posted (14 years 11 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1735 times:
ERJ135, Wattay is a cackhole. I had the misfortune of doing a virtual crash-landing there in a Lao Aviation jet coming from BKK and it was really horrible inside, plus one of the free food options (as compensation for nearly dying!) was frog in tomato sauce!
Gardermoen From Australia, joined Jul 1999, 1527 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (14 years 11 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1729 times:
For me, Singapore Changi. very efficient, hassle-free, clean, organized and plenty of shops.
I was there 2 days ago on my way back to London and I went over to T1 for lunch (I was flying through T2). I must say, T1 does look its age but still is extremely efficient. However T1 will always be special as it is the "original" terminal where everything used to go through.