Only 4 African Airports are Ranked in the World’s Best Airports for 2019

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Only four African airports are ranked among the World’s Best Airport in 2019, according to UK-based international air transport rating agency, Skytrax.

Only 4 African airports are ranked in the world's best airports for 2019

Skytrax announced the winner of its annual World Airport Awards on Wednesday at the Passenger Terminal Expo in London, England.

The UK-based international air transport rating agency gave Singapore’s Changi Airport the top prize for the seventh consecutive year. This marks another clean sweep for the Southeast Asian city-state, as Changi Airport-based Singapore Airlines is the current Skytrax airline of the year.

Once again, Asia dominated the top of end of the rankings, taking the top six spots. European airports also performed well taking, seven of the top 15 spots. No airports from North America, South America, Australia, or Africa made it into the top 15.

Only four African airports are ranked among the World’s Best Airport in 2019, according to UK-based international air transport rating agency, Skytrax.

The airports are Cape Town airport, Durban airport, Johannesburg airport in South Africa and Mauritius airport.

Here’s a closer look at the other airports that made it to the top of the prestigious Skytrax list:

4. Mauritius SSR International Airport, Mauritius

World Ranking: 94

3. Johannesburg International Airport, Johannesburg

World Ranking: 33

2. Durban International Airport, South Africa

World Ranking: 29

1. Cape Town Airport, South Africa

World rank: 22

The World’s Top 10 Airports of 2019

1. Singapore Changi Airport
2. Tokyo Haneda International Airport
3. Incheon International Airport
4. Hamad International Airport
5. Hong Kong International Airport
6. Chubu Centrair International Airport
7. Munich Airport
8. London Heathrow Airport
9. Narita International Airport
10. Zurich Airport



Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.
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