9 Best Airports in the Middle East

9 Best Airports in the Middle East

The quality of an airport can completely change your travel experience. When your journey takes you across the Middle East, here’s a list of the 9 best airports to travel through:


9 – King Khalid International Airport, Saudi Arabia (RUH)


8 – Salalah International Airport, Oman (SLL)


7 – King Fahd International Airport, Saudi Arabia (DMM)


6 – Al Maktoum International Airport (Dubai World Central), United Arab Emirates (DWC)


5 – Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport, Saudi Arabia (MED)


4 – Bahrain International Airport, Bahrain (BAH)


3 – Abu Dhabi International Airport, United Arab Emirates (AUH)


2 – Muscat International Airport, Oman (MCT)


1 – Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates (DXB)


About the List

Based out of the United Kingdom, Skytrax is a consultancy that announces annual awards for airports and airlines. Significantly, the company’s World Airport Awards serve as a global benchmark of airport quality and excellence.


Through a combination of their 2018-2019 World Airport Survey and our own experience, we have identified the above as being the 9 best airports in the Middle East.


Above all, as aviation in the region continues to expand, we anticipate that airports across the Middle East will continue improving in global rankings.


So, have you been to these airports? Do you agree with the list or would you add another airport where you had an amazing experience? In either case, share your thoughts with us at info@airportsworld.aero.



About AWC: Airports World Company (AWC) is a leading provider of end-to-end aviation services for INGOs, Militaries, Corporations and discerning Individuals in the Middle East and worldwide. With corporate offices across the Middle East and Africa, we established AWC to meet the growing demand for the holistic management of all aviation-related logistics and requirements while putting the customer first. Our mission is to empower our customers to be global with ease. We are committed to innovation, excellence and transparency.

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