From security checkpoints to lost luggage, it can be a dreadful experience going to the airport when it’s time to depart on a trip or holiday. For many people, visiting airport terminals involves plenty of stress and chaos. However, there are still a few airport terminals in the world that are known for their stunning architecture and luxurious accommodations.
London Heathrow Airport
Voted “World’s Best Airport Terminal” in the World Airport Survey by travelers, Terminal 2 at London Heathrow Airport features a spacious environment that won’t require you to rub shoulders with other travelers, according to Fodors.com. The terminal cost £2.5 billion with the airport construction. It welcomes guests to shop at 52 stores or dine at 17 bars and restaurants. The building also includes plenty of skylights for an airy environment that welcomes plenty of natural light. It also comes with solar-controlled glass that prevents it from becoming too warm indoors. Terminal 2 also reduces its global footprint with its water-efficient fittings that work to reduce the amount of waste each year.
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Leif Eiriksson Air Terminal
Located in Keflavik, Iceland, this airport terminal is known for its modern and trendy decor that feels like a home away from home. The location boasts a cozy interior with hardwood floors and large windows that showcase the incredible scenery outdoors. All of the materials used to build the space are also locally sourced, making it an environmentally-friendly establishment that honors Iceland.
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JFK Terminal 5
When visiting New York City, travelers can indulge in one of the most impressive food courts in the world at Terminal 5. It also features modern architecture for a clean environment that features plenty of natural light for a great way to feel energized before it’s time to board. In addition to the decor, the location is known for its spacious interior, making it easy to avoid feeling crowded on the busiest days of the year.
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Seoul Incheon Airport
For those who hate to fly, the airport terminal in Incheon, South Korea will change your mind due to the low-stress environment that it offers travelers. Guests can enjoy wireless Internet cafes, a museum, Korean craft workshops, and places to take a nap. It makes for a relaxing and entertaining way to travel for a great way to reduce the effects of jet lag.
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