Suvarnabhumi in fifth spot in Agoda's survey
Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport was ranked the fifth Asia's best airports, in the Agoda.com's customer survey released recently.
Travellers who flew into capital cities were asked to rate 15 airports in Asia - Bangkok, Beijing, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, New Delhi, Phnom Penh, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo, Vientiane and Yangon. The rating, on a scale of 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent), was based on over 11,000 respondents.
Suvarnabhumi Airport won a score of 3.79, trailing behind Singaporeâ€™s Changi International Airport (4.37), Hong Kong International Airport (4.13), Seoul Incheon International Airport (4.01) and Indira Gandhi International Airport (4).
In fifth spot, Suvarnabhumi Airport handled 48 million passengers in 2012 after opening in 2006. As one of the most centrally-located airports in Asia, it's a major transit and cargo hub and, interestingly, has the tallest control tower of any airport in the world.