Singapore Changi Airport has once again been named the World’s Best Airport. It’s no wonder. The sprawling modern hub offers not only a plethora of shopping and dining options, but it also has a rooftop cactus garden, two 24-hour movie theaters, and a Balinese-themed outdoor pool.
The title was awarded Wednesday by SkyTrax, a global airline review and rating agency. The company collects millions of votes through passenger surveys around the world each year to rank the best airports around the globe.
“To be named the World’s Best Airport by Skytrax for the fourth year running is a significant achievement for Changi Airport and a clear affirmation that we continue to hit the right notes in our pursuit of excellence,” Lee Seow Hiang, CEO of Chiang Airport Group, said in a statement. “We do not take this recognition for granted; it is the extraordinary effort and commitment of the entire airport community that drives Changi’s success.”
The list hasn’t changed much from previous years, but notable in the 2016 rankings is the first Middle East airport to make the list. Doha’s Hamad International Airport jumped to No. 10 from 22nd place last year. Also of note: No North American airport made the top rankings. The closest is Vancouver International Airport, which dropped to No. 14 this year.
Here are the top 10 airports this year:
1. Singapore Changi Airport
2. Incheon International Airport (South Korea)
3. Munich Airport (Germany)
4. Tokyo International Aiport Haneda
5. Hong Kong International Airport
6. Chubu Centrair International Airport (Nagoya, Japan)
7. Zurich Airport (Switzerland)
8. London Heathrow Airport
9. Kansai International Airport (Osaka, Japan)
10. Hamad International Airport (Doha, Qatar)