South Africa’s Cape Town International Airport, Durban King Shaka, and Johannesburg Airport (O.R. Tambo Airport) are among the top three best airports in positions 1,2, and 3 respectively at the 2022 Skytrax World Airport Awards.
Bram Fischer International Airport, the primary airport in the city of Bloemfontein, one of South Africa’s three capital cities, was placed inside the top ten taking the 10th position.
Cape Town Airport took position 49 in the global ranking a slip from position 32 in the previous year.
The 2022 World Airport Awards were based on millions of customer nominations across 100 nationalities of air travelers and included 500 airports worldwide.
World Airport Awards – Best airports in Africa-2022
|1||Cape Town International Airport|
|2||Durban, King Shaka International Airport|
|3||Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport|
|4||Mauritius, Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport|
|5||Casablanca, Mohammed V International Airport|
|6||Marrakesh Menara Airport|
|7||Kigali International Airport|
|8||Addis Ababa Bole International Airport|
|9||Cairo International Airport|
The World Airport Awards have been considered the most prestigious accolades for the airport industry voted by customers in the largest annual global airport customer satisfaction survey.
The evaluation took place between September 2021 and May 2022.
Merits, include the world’s best airport, most improved airport, airport with the best staff, best security, and best transit airport, to name a few.
According to Skytrax, the survey and awards process is independent and guaranteed free of any airport influence or interference in the final results. It evaluates customer satisfaction across 39 key performance indicators for airport service and product – from check-in, arrivals, transfers, shopping, security, and immigration, through to departure at the gate.
World Airport Awards – World’s top 10 airports 2022