The Incheon International Airport Corporation won the Best Overall Airport in the World prize at this year’s Global Traveler Tested Reader Survey Awards. The awarding ceremony took place on Dec. 15 (local time) at the Peninsula Beverly Hills LA.
With the prize, the Incheon International Airport became the only airport in the Global Traveler Hall of Fame. Earlier, the airport had topped the Airport Service Quality of the Airports Council International for nine consecutive years.
Approximately 26,000 people participated in the assessment. It was followed by Changi Airport in Singapore and the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Opened in 2001, the Incheon International Airport has recorded an annual average growth rate of 6.4 percent, and 400 million people have used it until August this year. The number exceeded 40 million in 2014 alone, too.
At present, it is connected to 188 cities in 55 countries around the world, and its cargo and passenger transportation volumes are the third and ninth-highest in the world, respectively.