Sleeping in Airports

Worst Airports of 2013

Date: October 15, 2013

The SleepingInAirports community has voted the following airports as the Worst Airports for Comfort, Amenities and Overall Experience.

When selecting an airport to declare as the “worst”, travellers were asked to consider the four C’s: comfort, conveniences, cleanliness and customer service. Some of these factors may include:

  • Comfort: crowded terminals or uncomfortable/limited seating
  • Conveniences: terminal closes at night, no 24-hour food options or nothing to do on a layover.
  • Cleanliness: dirty floors, bathrooms or food courts.
  • Customer Service: unfriendly staff or anti-airport sleeper policies.

Here are the 2013 results based entirely on traveller votes:

Worst Airports in Asia

  1. Manila NAIA (Terminal 1)
  2. Calcutta
  3. Islamabad
  4. Chennai
  5. Mumbai
  6. Jakarta
  7. Kuala Lumpur LCCT
  8. Hanoi
  9. Denpassar
  10. Bangalore

» see Best Airports in Asia

Worst Airports in Europe

  1. Bergamo
  2. Paris Beauvais
  3. Frankfurt Hahn
  4. Rome Fiumicino
  5. London Luton
  6. Kiev Boryspil
  7. Moscow Sheremetyevo
  8. Rome Ciampino
  9. Berlin Tegel
  10. Pisa

» see Best Airports in Europe

Worst Airports in the South Pacific

  1. Gold Coast
  2. Hobart
  3. Tonga
  4. Guam
  5. Nadi

» see Best Airports in the South Pacific

Worst Airports in the Middle East

  1. Jeddah
  2. Tehran
  3. Amman
  4. Dammam
  5. Sana’a

» see Best Airports in the Middle East

Worst Airports in the Caribbean, Central & South America

  1. Caracas
  2. Rio de Janeiro Galeão
  3. Cusco
  4. Teguchigalpa
  5. Easter Island

» see Best Airports in the Caribbean, Central & South America

Worst Airports in Africa

Not available in 2013 due to insufficient votes.