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Inside Hamburg Airport – mostly drab and grey.

This 112-year-old airport hub is an uninspiring monolith

One of the world’s oldest airports, Hamburg hasn’t been updated to reflect the city’s trendy, upscale vibe.

  • by Michael Fowler
Clean lines – check-in for British Airways at the revamped JFK Terminal 8.
New York

One of America’s most dreaded airports has been transformed

After a $600 million upgrade, departing from JFK’s Terminal 8 in New York is a significantly more enjoyable experience than previously.

  • by Rob McFarland
The vast new terminal area at Nadi Airport.

Pacific paradise makes for a seamless stop on the way to North America

Fiji’s largest airport underwent a complete renovation unveiled in 2018, including major airside extensions and a vast new departures hall.

  • by Sheriden Rhodes
Bogota El Dorado Airport in Colombia; shining like gold in the sunset.

Burgers and free vaccines: Inside South America’s busiest airport

Renovated about a decade ago, the Colombian capital’s only terminal is disarmingly tranquil.

  • by Michael Fowler
Inside the vast Hong Kong International Airport.
Hong Kong

$27 billion upgrade makes airport enormous, modern and mostly empty

From retail shops to a Michelin-starred offshoot, Hong Kong International Airport has everything a traveller might need. Just remember to wear comfy shoes.

  • by Kristie Kellahan
Revamped ... LaGuardia.
New York

Worst airport finally transformed into something New York deserves

US President Joe Biden once referred to LaGuardia Airport as “third world”, but a multibillion-dollar investment has turned things around.

  • by Kristie Kellahan
Broome International Airport.

Aussie airport does not live up to its grandiose international name

You won’t want to arrive early at Broome International but, given the size of the airport, you won’t need to.

  • by Brian Johnston
Tokyo’s Narita Airport.

Not shopping, not eating: Tokyo’s biggest airport has just one purpose

Narita Airport has no impressive architecture, no flair, no panache ... but who cares?

  • by Brian Johnston
With its white curved steel roof, the building resembles a cruise terminal.

Airport report: Denpasar International, Bali, Indonesia

It's downhill all the way after clearing security, with limited options for food and beverage.

  • by Julie Miller
Ezeiza handles 85 per cent of international traffic in Buenos Aires.

Airport review: Buenos Aires main hub is a workhorse, not a show pony

This is a workhorse airport where it takes an hour to get through security and passport control.

  • by Kristie Kellahan