An airport is the first place that people arrive during their travel by airplane, mainly there are 3 types of an airport, domestic airport, international airport, and cargo airport and people choose airplane because of the time factor, where 1-day travel by land or sea can be done in 1-hour flight.
The domestic airport mainly uses for travel across the state, international airport is the first line of the country border with maximum security to prevent unwanted situation coming into the country, while cargo airport is where all the goods gather and need to be sent around the world.
The best airports in the world
Changi airport has been crowned 9 times in a row by Skytrax World Airport Awards as the best airports in the world, with the size of the airport is more than 30 acres with 4 main terminals inside and it cost more than $5 billion, the airport connecting more than 200 routes around the world each day, with overall capacity for more than 80 million people inside the airport.
Some services that Changi airport provided for the people inside their airport, such as Social tree where passengers can take a picture, playground for passengers with small children, Indoor park where passengers can gain knowledge of Singapore nature plant, Cinema and WIFI and the best part for this service is free of charge.
The passengers can find many food stalls with a range of menu from western to eastern style menu, also Changi airport provide hotel for passengers that don’t have visa to visit Singapore but need to wait hourly for their next flight, furthermore the airport plan to make a huge doughnut shape that will connect terminal 1, 2 and 3.
The UK Airport located to the west of London city with a size of 1,227 hectares land, 2 runways, consist of 5 terminal with 1 terminal closed due to volume and the airport served more than 200 destination worldwide with more than 80 airlines, Heathrow airport has been awarded as the busiest airport in Europe.
Heathrow Airport has an underground subway provided for passengers to travel from terminal 2 or 3 to terminal 4 or 5, the airport also provides bus services, the airport also provides pedestrian underpass to go from terminal 2 to terminal 3 and terminal 4 to terminal 5 and the travel time by using train around 20 minutes and if passengers have a Transport for London Oyster card or a contactless payment card it will free of charge, after completing custom and validating the visa, passengers can take train that takes them to Paddington Station at the heart of the city, the other service that Heathrow airport provide are, WIFI connection, shops and food store.
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
The airport is located at the south of Atlanta business district, with 4,700 acres of land and has five parallel runways, 7 terminals and in 2017 the airport recorded to serve more than 100 million people, as a result, the airport has become the busiest airport in the world.
The airport invests a hefty $4,1 million dollar to build a forest art gallery, where the passenger can enjoy bird sounds and stimulate rain storm for free, passengers that need to travel between terminal can take Metro, ATL sky train or rent a car.
Passengers can get free WIFI inside the airport, there are 13 lounges spread across the terminal, where the lounge charge from as low as $40 per person and for passengers that want to smoke but cannot go outside, the airport provide 11 smoking lounge.