International airports are always busy and crowded place. The busiest airports in the world try to do something exceptional to keep their passengers entertained, and passengers also want some entertainment to remedy their travel hassle. So, Airport authorities wish to make their airport a little exceptional. You may ask, what is the busiest airport in the world? So, Today’s article will be the story of those top 10 busiest airports in the world and some of their exceptional features.
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Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Hartsfield-Jackson is one of the busiest airports in the world. Also one of the largest airports in the US. According to 2012, data this airport controlled the takeoff and landing of the aircraft for 2500 or more times in that single year. As a result, more than two and a half million people travel Hartsfield every day. At present, the airport becomes an assembly of 104 million people every year.
Another statistic shows that the airport carries about 54000 metric tonnes of cargo and over 60000 metric tonnes of Airliner and cargo’s accessories per month. While busy and crowded, there are places for travelers to visit also.
A wealth of artwork for nearly 40 years, Atlanta Airport has become one of Atlanta’s largest paintings or exhibitions. Among those paintings Chicago artist Steve Waldeck‘s 450 foot-tall art installation ‘Flight Paths‘, the largest public art project in the city. The artist made this art as Georgia forest with mesmeric lighting, video, projections with fascinating sound effects.
Artist Steve Waldeck takes 13 years in the making ‘Flight Paths‘ .
Beijing Capital International Airport
Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) is known as the ‘China Gateway‘. It is the busiest airport in China, and annually it attracts more than 96 million people. Full of modern conveniences, the airport serves as the main route of communication and exchange with the world for China.
Inside the Beijing Airport, there are some little Imperial Gardens, where you can visit and spend some quality time. Here you can feed the fish. And they also supply those meals so that you don’t have to buy it separately. In this garden, airport authority arranges dance, song, and magic programs almost every day for entertaining the travelers.
Moreover, Beijing Layover Tours takes passengers to the Mutianyu section, which is less crowded and only in one hour’s distance from the airport’s crowded area. From Mutianyu, you can observe the Great Wall of China, which is one of the seven wonders of the world.
In those cases, visa requirements waived for those who stay in China for 72 hours .
Dubai International Airport
When talking about a place that is huge and busier airports, it is very natural to look at Dubai. Dubai airport is among the list of the largest airport in the world by size, where more than 88 million foreigners are spotted annually. The airport is home to a variety of retail outlets and stores. From Date to Rolex watch, you can find anything at Dubai International Airport. Luxury items can also be purchased without any tax. You can also order 18, 22, or 20 carats gold bar from ‘City of Gold‘ Dubai as a souvenir.
You will find the ancient part of Dubai at 15 minutes’ distance from the airport, which is famous for traditional gold and spice shops. Dubai International Airport will give you a luxurious shopping mall experience at the airport. You may call it one of the best airport in the world.
Tokyo International Airport ( Haneda Airport )
When it comes to Japan or its capital, Tokyo, you may be imagining about Sushi or ramen instantly. And you will find this traditional food at Tokyo’s airport. Fresh fish items or old-style sushi – all are available at this Haneda airport. Japanese ramen and udon noodles are favorite items to 85 million visitors who came to this airport every year.
However, there are lots of other facilities available for Travelers. But the sad part is Haneda airport is far from the main city, that’s why it’s not possible to get out of the airport for sightseeing on a flight break. Traffic also higher in Tokyo City. However, you can visit the nearest beautiful Buddhist temple in Narita. Naritasan Shinshoji Temple is s large and highly famous Buddhist temple among visitors.
Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles International Airport, one of the busiest airports in the US, is not only giving passenger flight service but also provide lots of amusement. Especially for child commuters. At the airport’s Great Hall, there is a playground named as ‘LAX Beach‘ where surfboards, foam waves and dolphins are always ready for children. And if you want to have a family picnic, you can buy an ink.sack: Jose Andres Sandwich, also known as The Spanish Godfather. Besides, you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the airport. This airport also has its own theme song.
Like Dubai international airport, Los Angeles International Airport also furnishes with various luxury shops for its 84.5 million annual explorers.
Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
To relieve the exhaustion of long trips a bit touch of nature and some yoga exercises is not a bad idea at all. So, Chicago airport has made this arrangement. Airport terminal 3 has a yoga studio which decorated with bamboo floor to give you a natural touch.
In addition, the airport has the world’s first aeroponic garden consist of 26 kinds of flower plants. Despite being one of the busiest airports in the US of 80 million trippers every year, the airport arranges everything it can to keep nature clean and fresh.
London Heathrow Airport
Every year 78 million airport traffic make this airport one of the busiest airport in the world. It is almost impossible for so many travelers to have the opportunity to spend two minutes alone. But London Heathrow Airport slove this problem. And for solving this problem, the airport made ‘Contemplative Space’ or ‘Thinking Space’ at Expo Fine Art Gallery in the airport terminal 5. Along with the gallery, there is Hotel Sofitel London Heathrow, which offers sculpture exhibitions almost all year round. Apart from this, you can also visit places like Blackfriars station, River Thames, Tate Modern, and other renowned places from the airport.
Hong Kong International Airport
Every year, 73 million people attend the Hong Kong International Airport. In the midst of massive engagements, Airport offers something exciting to its visitor. Inside the airport, there is a chance to watch IMAX movies with special 4D effects. For example – you might think the fish are swimming out of the movie screen or it is actually snowing in the airport. This facility is available in Terminal 2.
This terminal also has an Island Lake, where you can play Nine Hole Golf with your friends and family. Terminal 1 contains optical illusion artwork. Again there is an Aviation Discovery Center where you can experience The life of a commercial pilot in the cockpit and the flight simulator.
Pretty enjoyable, Huh?
Shanghai Pudong International Airport
There are not too many options like other airports for spending spare time at Shanghai Pudong International Airport. There are general food courts, shops, and expensive lounges. However, it is possible to travel through the Maglev (magnetic levitation train) to the city without wasting time inside the airport. The train can go up to 267 miles per hour with its magnetic power.
The last stoppage on the train is the Shanghai Maglev Museum, which is located on the bottom floor of Longyang Road station. Where science and history-based exhibitions continued around the year, and those exhibitions are all free of cost. When visiting the East Nanjing Road, Shanghai, via the subway, you will find historic architecture and modern buildings. They are settled Just above the Huangpu River. You can explore Huangpu River with 30 minutes to 4-hour ship voyage. About 70 million people use these airports services every year.
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport ( Aéroport de Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle )
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is also known as Roissy Airport. About 69 million passengers visit this airport every year. If you want to enjoy the Parisian lifestyle in a short time, then you must visit terminal 2 for once. There is a multilingual reading room where you can enjoy coffee and rocking chair while reading books. One can walk through the 3D path in front of a virtual window, which shows the state of the Eiffel Tower at that time. You can also get to the Sechelt-lea-Hall station by a high-speed train. The Contemporary Art Museum Center Pompidou, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Sainte-Chapelle can also be visited on a short tour.
You may give a small tour to Singapore which have another highly decorated airport named “Changi Airport“.
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