10 of the Worst Airports in the World

Airports are often an essential and unavoidable part of traveling. Sometimes, you luck out and find yourself in an airport that has minimal wait times and is full of shops, restaurants, and polite staff. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Take these 10 airports for example: They are known for having rude staff, long lines, poor facilities, and a chaotic environment. Here’s a look at 10 of the worst airports in the world.

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport

This Manila-based airport struggles with the 32 million passengers who use its facility each year. That shouldn’t come as a shock, though, considering it only has the capacity for 6 million passengers, according to CNBC. In 2013, Ninoy was given the title of the world’s worst airport by The Guide to Sleeping in Airports, which asks travelers to rank airports based on comfort, conveniences, cleanliness, and customer service.

Travelers complained about the airport’s rundown facilities, impolite staff and officials, and long wait times. There is, however, some good news for this Philippines airport: CNBC writes that the government there is planning to build a new one, which it hopes to have up and running in five years.