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31. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

WORST: Gonggar Airport, Lhasa Tibet

The airport itself is okay, it's just the location that sucks. The airport is 96kms from Lhasa, which is 3,650 metres above sea level. Not too pleasant for altitude sickness. Add to this, the wind & dust.
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When I flew out of Gonggar, it was the first time I've fallen asleep whilst a plane was ascending.

32. Posted by zanif (Full Member 113 posts) 11y

singapore's changi is the best.
kuala lumpur is catching up, never been to hong kong's new airport, but i heard it's one of the best too.

33. Posted by daveh (Travel Guru 1027 posts) 11y

This may be of interest. All us Singapore fans were wrong it seems

http://edition.cnn.com/2005/TRAVEL/03/24/bt.asirport.survey/index.html

34. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

Excellent link daveh

35. Posted by buttmunch (Inactive 77 posts) 11y

WORST

Tirana, Albania - they have duty free, but you can only look at it! I only wanted a chocolate bar! x

36. Posted by reneenz (Budding Member 14 posts) 11y

so what does everyone think of heathrow?
im there on wednesday and have to get from terminal 3 to terminal 1 in an hour or so. didnt think much of it untill someone whos been there started laughing when i told them! ahhh!

37. Posted by buiojon (Budding Member 42 posts) 11y

i managed in about an hour and a quarter last may, my flight from LA to heathrow was four hours late so my next flight to edinburgh was a mad rush. i got them to check my bags so they went straight to edinburgh but they did lose them! I made my flight but it was a rush. Good luck!! also depends on customs if you have to go through security or if it's a connecting flight?

38. Posted by reneenz (Budding Member 14 posts) 11y

i think i have to go through customs, coming from thailand going to ireland, really not sure! hehehe. its gunna be fun hey?!!!

39. Posted by buiojon (Budding Member 42 posts) 11y

oh dear so is that an hour from landing to take off? coz that sounds like a bit of a mission?

40. Posted by reneenz (Budding Member 14 posts) 11y

o god, this isnt reassuring at all!
ok, so i havent actually been there yet but im thinking heathrow gets my vote for worst airport! hahahahha.
whats the worst that could happen? (rhetorical, please dont answer!)
haha, well im off to thailand tomorrow, bed time for me, i'll let you guys no how the big transfer went when im safe in ireland!! (please god!)