Have you ever been delayed at an airport and had nothing to do but wait? Airports around the world are becoming more accommodating and enjoyable for travelers. Several airports have practically become travel destinations themselves because they’re so entertaining. Check out how these airports around the world are breaking the status quo to make your airport experience not only bearable, but fun!
Hong Kong International Airport (Hong Kong, China)
The most intriguing thing about this airport is its IMAX movie theater, which happens to be the largest cinema in all of China. They also have an airplane simulator for you to experience what it’d be like to fly a plane.
Hamad International Airport (Doha, Qatar)
This airport recently opened in 2014. There is basically a shopping mall in the airport which includes typical mall businesses like restaurants, retail stores, and a spa. In addition there are hotels, a swimming pool, and a mosque. Other features include an interactive robotic dinosaur, public Apple computers, comfortable sleeping areas, and free Wi-Fi.
Incheon International Airport (Incheon, South Korea)
South Korea is home to one of the world’s busiest and most entertaining airports, which could easily be mistaken for a resort. The list of activities includes a casino, ice rink, spa, sauna, and even an 18-hole golf course. There is also a Korean culture museum within the airport.
San Francisco International Airport (San Francisco, CA, USA)
This airport includes a modern art museum (SFO Museum) that is free to passengers. The exhibits change fairly often, so it’s not repetitive for frequent visitors.
Singapore Changi Airport (Singapore, China)
For many years, this airport offered free Wi-Fi, a rooftop pool, and a hot tub. Today they offer even more, including an art gallery, nature trail, and playground slides. Travelers with layovers of 5 hours or more can take advantage of free city tours while they wait for their flight.
Of course you never hope for a travel delay, but these airports help you stay occupied while you wait. However, being on your trip is way better than spending hours and hours at any airport. To learn more about protecting your trip, visit www.travelinsured.com and get your free quote today!