World's 10 Most Expensive Airports

Luxury at a Cost

Luxury at a Cost

London Heathrow Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world and the primary international gateway to the United Kingdom. It has undergone numerous expansions and renovations to handle the growing number of passengers.

10. London Heathrow Airport, London, United Kingdom (Estimated Cost: $3 billion)

Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Malaysia's main international airport and serves as a major hub for Southeast Asia. It has won several awards for its architectural design and efficiency.

9. Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Estimated Cost: $3.5 billion)

Hamad International Airport is the main airport in Qatar and a major transit hub for travelers. It was built to replace the former Doha International Airport and is known for its modern facilities.

8. Hamad International Airport, Doha, Qatar  (Estimated Cost: $6.1 billion)

Dubai International Airport is one of the busiest airports globally and serves as the primary hub for the Middle East. It has undergone significant expansions over the years to accommodate the increasing passenger traffic.

7. Dubai International Airport, Dubai, UAE (Estimated Cost: $8 billion)

Istanbul Airport, located on the European side of Istanbul, is the main international airport serving the city. It replaced Istanbul Atatürk Airport and has become a major hub connecting Europe, Asia, and Africa.

6. Istanbul Airport,  Istanbul, Turkey  (Estimated Cost: $10 billion)

5. Kansai International Airport is an artificial island airport located offshore from Osaka. It was built to alleviate congestion at Osaka International Airport and has become an important gateway to Japan.

5. Kansai International Airport Osaka, Japan  (Estimated Cost: $10 billion)

Hong Kong International Airport, commonly known as Chek Lap Kok Airport, is one of the busiest and most efficient airports in the world. It is a major hub for international travel and serves as a gateway to mainland China.

4. Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong  (Estimated Cost: $10.8 billion)

Beijing Daxing International Airport, located south of Beijing, was built to alleviate congestion at the existing Beijing Capital International Airport. It has become one of the busiest airports in Asia since its opening in 2019.

3. Beijing Daxing International Airport, Beijing, China (Estimated Cost: $11.2 billion)

King Abdulaziz International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the Middle East. It serves as a major gateway to Saudi Arabia and the Islamic holy city of Mecca.

2. King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (Estimated Cost: $15 billion)

Al Maktoum International Airport, also known as Dubai World Central, is part of a larger project called Dubai South. It aims to become the world's largest airport upon completion.

1. Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai, UAE  (Estimated Cost: $82 billion)

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