There’s almost nothing worse than being stuck at an airport for hours on end. Expensive, tasteless food, uncomfortable seats, and more noise than you feel like listening to while you travel. However, some airports go above and beyond to make the travel experience enjoyable for people in limbo. Every year, the World Airport Awards are given to those travel hubs that best serve their travelers. This year’s list of award winners span the globe, from London to Singapore. Check out the top 15 airports in the world and see what mind-blowing amenities they have to offer.
1. Singapore Changi Airport Slides in at Number One
Rated number one in 2015 and 2016, Changi Airport is one of the largest travel hubs in southeast Asia. With stunning art installations, gardens, a rooftop pool with jacuzzi, a movie theater, stores, and so much more, you won’t mind spending a few hours at Changi Airport. For the hungry traveler, worry not! Changi Airport has numerous eateries to sate your appetite, and believe it or not, many of these restaurant serve high quality meals that don’t taste like frozen microwavable dinners. Terminal 3, which opened in 2008, was designed to be eco-friendly and includes a butterfly garden and a mega four-story slide to help you pass the time. If you’re flying through Singapore and have at least 5.5 hours before your connecting flight, you’re welcome to take a free tour of the island-state from the airport.