Worst Airports of 2017 (Complete Results)

Date: October 15, 2017

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Top 5 Worst Airports in Africa

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Photography is banned in South Sudan, so we had to arrange this artist's rendering to show you the current state of Juba Airport

The Juba airport has deteriorated in the last year to now be located inside tents with rotting sheets of wood for the floors. The seats break and people fall through the holes that are ever present in the raised floor boards. - survey respondent comment regarding Juba Airport

  1. Juba International Airport, South Sudan (JUB)
  2. Port Harcourt International Airport, Nigeria (PHC)
  3. Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Nigeria (LOS)
  4. Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere International Airport, Tanzania (DAR)
  5. Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Ethiopia (ADD)

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Top 5 Worst Airports in Asia

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Very long queue with only one rule: if you are strong (especially your elbow), you are the first. - survey respondent comment regarding Tashkent Airport

  1. Tashkent International Airport, Uzbekistan (TAS)
  2. Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal (KTM)
  3. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, China (CAN)
  4. Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Pakistan (ISB)
  5. Beijing Capital International Airport, China (PEK)

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Top 10 Worst Airports in Europe

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When we finally enter the building, the humidity and lack of sufficient A/C makes it even worse - survey respondent comment regarding Heraklion Airport

  1. Heraklion International Airport, Greece (HER)
  2. Santorini National Airport, Greece (JTR)
  3. Rhodes International Airport, Greece (RHO)
  4. Paris Beauvais–Tillé, France (BVA)
  5. London Luton Airport, United Kingdom (LTN)
  6. Rome Ciampino International Airport, Italy (CIA)
  7. Chania International Airport, Greece, Greece (CHQ)
  8. Cluj International Airport, Romania (CLJ)
  9. Berlin Schönefeld Airport, Germany (SXF)
  10. Berlin Tegel Airport, Germany (TXL)

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Top 5 Worst Airports in the Middle East

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Top 5 Worst Airports in North America

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Unreal for a major city. It is such an ugly site for a beautiful city. Get it together!!! - survey respondent comment regarding New York City LaGuardia Airport

  1. New York City LaGuardia Airport, USA (LGA)
  2. Los Angeles International Airport, USA (LAX)
  3. Miami International Airport, USA (MIA)
  4. Newark Liberty International Airport, USA (EWR)
  5. Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, USA (FLL)

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Top 5 Worst Airports in South America

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Top 5 Worst Airports in the South Pacific

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Top 30 Worst Airports in the World (Overall Experience)

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Photography is banned in South Sudan, so we had to arrange this artist's rendering to show you the current state of Juba Airport

  1. Juba International Airport, South Sudan (JUB)
  2. Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport, Saudi Arabia (JED)
  3. Port Harcourt International Airport, Nigeria (PHC)
  4. Crete Heraklion International Airport, Greece (HER)
  5. Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Nigeria (LOS)
  6. Santorini Thira National Airport, Greece (JTR)
  7. Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere International Airport, Tanzania (DAR)
  8. Rhodes International Airport, Greece (RHO)
  9. Paris Beauvais-Tille Airport, France (BVA)
  10. Tashkent International Airport, Uzbekistan (TAS)
  11. London Luton International Airport, England (LTN)
  12. Rome Ciampino International Airport, Italy (CIA)
  13. Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal (KTM)
  14. New York City LaGuardia Airport, USA (LGA)
  15. Chania International Airport, Greece (CHQ)
  16. Caracas Simón Bolívar International Airport, Venezuela (CCS)
  17. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, China (CAN)
  18. Cluj International Airport, Romania (CLJ)
  19. Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Pakistan (ISB)
  20. Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Ethiopia (ADD)

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Top 10 Worst Airports for a Layover

  1. Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport, Saudi Arabia (JED)
  2. Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Ethiopia (ADD)
  3. Los Angeles International Airport, USA (LAX)
  4. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, China (CAN)
  5. New York City JFK International Airport, USA (JFK)
  6. Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Philippines (MNL)
  7. Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG), China
  8. Beijing Capital International Airport, China (PEK)
  9. Sydney Airport, Australia (SYD)
  10. Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport, France (CDG)

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Top 10 Least Sleep-Friendly Airports

  1. Rome Ciampino International Airport, Italy (CIA)
  2. Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport, Saudi Arabia (JED)
  3. Berlin Tegel Airport, Germany (TXL)
  4. Paris Beauvais–Tillé, France (BVA)
  5. New York City LaGuardia Airport, USA (LGA)
  6. Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, USA (FLL)
  7. Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal (KTM)
  8. Berlin Schönefeld Airport, Germany (SXF)
  9. London Luton International Airport, England (LTN)
  10. Newark Liberty International Airport, United States (EWR)

 

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