The Top 13 World's Most Beautiful Airports 2023

The top 13 most beautiful airports in the world (Asia, Africa, America and Europe)..


The most beautiful airports in the world are exceptional, unique, and stunning airports. Some of these airports have some stunning, entertaining features that will make you want to visit the place and travel through these airports. You will love the exterior and the interior of these places. 


Here are the top 13 world's most beautiful airports 2023, they are, 

They are the nicest airports. Check them out, learn about their interesting pieces of information, see their videos and pictures. 


Keep reading!




1. Ben Gurion Airport    

Among the most beautiful airports in the world is Ben Gurion Airport.
Image credit: Vladislav Bezrukov/Wikimedia Commons

IATA Code: TLV

ICAO Code: LLBG

Location:  Tel Aviv, Israel


The airport was formally known as Wilhelma Airport as it was founded and built by the British before the Israeli state was established. The airport is like the gateway to Israeli, it is the country’s busiest airport. 


It has three terminals. The first terminal is for internal flight, the second for a low-cost international flight, and the third is for international flight. It is one of the most beautiful airports in the world in 2023 as well as the most secure airport. 


The place has been nice even right from the beginning in the 1970s. Meir Ariel (an Israeli singer), sang about the airport in his song, Terminal Luminelt in the 70s because it is such a stunning airport.




2. Incheon International Airport   

One out of the most beautiful airports in the world is Incheon International Airport.
Image credit: G B_NZ/a Wikimedia Commons


 IATA Code: ICN

 ICAO Code: RKSI

Location: Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon, South Korea


It is one of the biggest, cleanest, busiest and of course one of the most beautiful airports in the world in 2023. It was opened for flight in 2001. 


It was built to meet the need for population growth because the Gimpo Airport which is also an international airport could not meet the international demand. 


Incheon International Airport is one out of the most beautiful airports in the world.
The terminal for KTX and airport trains. Image credit: Ken Eckert

It has many gorgeous facilities with features such as a Museum of Korean Culture, indoor gardens, an ice skating rink, private sleeping rooms, free computers to use, beauty services, a theater to watch movies if passengers come early and to feel relaxed, and many more. 




3. Heydar Aliyev International Airport   

One of the most beautiful airports in the world is Heydar Aliyev International Airport.


IATA Code: GYD

ICAO Code: UBBB

Location: Shimal, Baku, Azerbaijan 


The airport is formerly known as Bina international airport and was officially opened in March 2005. It is the largest in the country and one out of the most beautiful airports in the world that host about 1 million passengers every year. 


Heydar Aliyev International Airport Interior shows it is among the most beautiful airports in the world.


The stunning airport was designed by British company APM Ltd and the project was also carried out by the company. The airport was opened in 1998. 


The airport building consists of 4 modules which exist as two terminals, the north terminal, and the south terminal. One for cargo and international passengers and the other one for CIS passengers and for domestics. 




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4. Hamad International Airport   

Hamad International Airport is one of the most beautiful airports in the world.


IATA Code: DIA

ICAO Code: OTBD

Location: Doha, Qatar


The land to which the airport is sitting is man-made, a sea was buried. More than 50,000 people worked on the project, including, project managers, engineers, designers, architects, and others. 




The airport is such a lovely place that there is a lot of lightning all over; there are 1628 lighting poles there. At this place, you can either go to the airport or for shopping as there are more than 100 shops and restaurants there as well. The catering facility of the airport is very large in that it has the capacity for 90,000 meals. 




5. Beijing Daxing International Airport 

Beijing Daxing International Airport is among the most beautiful airports in the world.
Image credit: 王之桐

ATA Code: PEK

ICAO Code: ZBAA

Location: Chaoyang and Shunyi Districts, Beijing, China


The design and the layout of the airport are gorgeous which consist of a central with six curved spokes like the shape of a starfish as seen from above. It has seven ravishing floors. Two floors for transportation; rail transportation, parking lot, underground rail transit, and more. 




Another floor for domestic arrivals and departures, then another one also for international arrivals, then again two for domestic and international departures, and the last floor for the dining area. 


It is a very large airport and one of the most beautiful airports in the world. It has the capacity for 45 million passengers. It has four runways with a single terminal which is the largest single terminal. The construction of the airport took 5 years to complete.




6. Henri Coanda International Airport   

Henri Coanda International Airport is one out of the most beautiful airports in the world.



 IATA Code: OTP

 ICAO Code: LROP

Location: Calea Bucureştilor, Otopeni, Romania


It was formerly referred to as Bucharest Otopeni International Airport. It is Romania's primary international airport. It has two runways and a helipad. It has the ability to accommodate 12.8 million passengers annually. 


It is one of the most beautiful airports in the world in 2023 and the whole terminal has 36 check-in desks and 10 gates. The airport has a single terminal building that has 3 halls for domestic flights, international arrivals, and international departure. 


It has two runways both of which are asphalt runways. The airport has a range of restaurants and bars, public telephones, internet access, and many more. 




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7. Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)  

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is one of the most beautiful airports in the world you can visit.
Aerial view of HKIA that it is on a Man-made land. Image credit: Wylkie Chan

IATA Code: HKG

ICAO Code: VHHH

Location: Sky Plaza Rd, Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong


It was opened to the public on July 6, 1998. Since then, on average it has had over 1100 flights per day. The airports can handle just 68 flights per hour. 


This airport was built to also meet the demand of population growth. For maximum space, the airport was constructed on reclaimed land on Chek Lap Kok Island.




 It is among the most beautiful airports in the world in 2023 and it has a total of 78 jet bridge gates and 90 boarding gates. The airport has received many awards including, “Freighter Hub of the Year” in 2019 and the “Best Global Airport”, from 2016 to 2019.




8. Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas International Airport  

One of the most beautiful airports in the world today.Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas International Airport.


IATA Code: MAD

 ICAO Code: LEMD

Location: Av de la Hispanidad, Madrid, Spain


The airport has been set up since 1931, which was a small building then. It was expanded in 1971. By the time Terminal 1 was built, the airport was able to handle international traffic. The fourth terminal was opened in 2006 with its satellite terminal. 


On March 24, 2014, the airport was as renamed Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas from Madrid Barajas. It was renamed in honor of the last Prime Minister of Spain, Adolfo Suarez.


It is the first airport as regards transport of goods and operations and traffic in Spain. It is a beautiful airport with four passenger terminals and four runways. 




9. Haneda International Airport  

One of the most beautiful airports in the world is Haneda International Airport.


IATA Code: HND

ICAO Code: RJTT

Location: Hanedakuko, Ota City, Tokyo, Japan


It is one of the main international airports and domestic flights in Japan. It is sometimes referred to as Tokyo International Airport. 


The airport was first opened in 1931 during the empire war era. But the first domestic operation started in 1951. 


Haneda International Airport  interior shows it is one of the most beautiful airports in the world.


It is a beautiful airport that has 3 terminals and four runways. Annually, the airport handles about 80 million passengers. Despite the heavy traffic at this airport, it is still recognized as the most punctual mega airport in the world. The airport received the award for four years consecutively. 



10. Dubai Airport  

Dubai Airport is one of the most beautiful airports in the world.
Image credit: Konstantin von Wedelstaedt

IATA: DXB

ICAO: OMDB

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


There is no doubt as regards this airport on the list of the top beautiful airports in the world in 2023 as the city of Dubai is obsessed with luxe and wealth. It has 3 terminals that are equipped with modern facilities. 


Dubai Airport is among the most beautiful airports in the world with its interior.
Terminal 3 interior. Image credit: Skatebiker

The airport is regarded as the fastest-growing aviation hub. More than 80 million passengers traveled through this airport in 2017. We should expect that since Dubai is the worldwide shopping capital. The airport has its own five-star hotel and Zen Gardens. 


There are entertaining spots at the airport such as cinemas, natural gardens, a gym, a swimming pool, and more. At this airport, you will have unlimited free access to Wi-Fi and its Wi-Fi is the fastest in the world. Presently there are 99,000 people working at the airport.




11. Marrakesh Menara Airport  

Marrakesh Menara Airport is one of the most beautiful airports in the world.


IATA Code: RAK

 ICAO Code: GMMX

Location: Ménara, Marrakech 40000, Morocco


The international airport is considered the 21st-century airport.  It is the most beautiful airport in Africa as well as one of the most beautiful in the world. The city at which this airport is Marrakech. It is a popular destination, especially from Europe. 


The airport has two passengers’ terminals and also a VIP terminal that was opened in 2020 for private flights. In 2019, the airport handles more than 6.3 million passengers. The airport has an ILS Cat II landing system.




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12. Changi Airport   

Changi Airport is one of the most beautiful airports in the world with many stunning pictures.


IATA Code: SIN

ICAO Code: WSSS

Location: Changi, East Region, Singapore 


The airport is one of the few airports that have an aerobridge that links aircraft to the terminal building. As seen in the above picture, Its exterior is very nice, it is one of the most beautiful airports in the world also one of the best. 


Both travelers and tourists can have a good time at this airport as it has features such as a Butterfly garden with over 1000 free-roaming butterflies, a koi pond, and a cinema and among others.  




In 1989, it received the award as the best world's airport, and in 2006, as the airport of the year, including five more awards from Skytrax. The construction of the airport started in 1977.  


It has three terminals, the first terminal was officially opened on July 1, 1981, and the second terminal was opened five years later, in 1986 and then the third one in 2008. 




13. Chicago O'Hare International Airport  

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is among the most beautiful airports in the world today.
Image credit: esassoc.com


IATA Code: ORD

ICAO Code: KORD

Location: O'Hare, Chicago, Illinois, United States


Also known as ORD, but at the beginning referred to as Orchard Field Airport, later renamed in 1949 to O'Hare. In honor of the naval pilot Edward "Butch" O'Hare. It is one out of the most beautiful airports in the world as well as it is kid-friendly.  


Terminal 2 of the airport has the "Kids on the Fly" exhibit. The feature includes play areas for children, it enables children to explore an airplane, control tower and it has a helicopter model. 


There are four terminals at this airport, numbered 1, 2, 3, and 5. The previous terminal 4 is now used for bus depot for the airport. It is one of the biggest airports as it has 180 gates, 60 international and 150 domestic destinations plus it has more than 37 different airlines.





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