Six Asian airports in global top 10

AAP

Six Asian airports have made the list of the top 10 airports in the world, with Singapore's Changi Airport retaining the title of world's best airport for the third year running.

Airports in South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong and China ranked in the top 10 at the 2015 World Airport Awards held by airline consultancy Skytrax in Paris.

South Korea's Incheon International Airport and Hong Kong International retained their ranks of second and fourth respectively.

Tokyo International Haneda rose one spot to fifth place, while Central Japan International Airport near Nagoya jumped five spots, coming in seventh place in 2015.

Changi Airport was also voted the best airport for leisure activities.

"This recognition is particularly pleasing for us as it comes at a time of transformation at Changi Airport," said Changi Airport Group's chief executive Lee Seow Hiang.

Based on 13.02 million customer nominations, the World Airport Awards include 550 airports worldwide.

The survey evaluates customer satisfaction across key performance indicators such as check-in, arrivals, transfers and shopping facilities.

THE TOP 10 AIRPORTS:

1 Singapore Changi Airport

2 Incheon International Airport

3 Munich Airport

4 Hong Kong International Airport

5 Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)

6 Zurich Airport

7 Central Japan International Airport

8 London Heathrow Airport

9 Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

10 Beijing Capital International Airport