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Safest and unsafest Airports in the world for COVID-19 travel

Safest and unsafest Airports in the world for COVID-19 travel

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Safe Travel Barometer rates airports from a score from 5 to 0 in regards to COVID-19 safety.





Rating qualifications include contactless baggage drop and check in kiosks, traveler face masks, COVID-19 test upon arrival and staff masks among many other criteria.





No airport achieved a score of 4.5 and higher, but 5 airports received a score of 4.4 and can now be considered the five safest airports in the world to travel to and from during the COVID-19 pandemic.





The 5 safest airports are with a score of 4.4






  • Heathrow Airport, London, UK

  • Dubai International Airport, UAE

  • Hamad International Airport, Doha, Qatar

  • Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE

  • Singapore Changi Airport, Singapore





Place 2 of the safest airports are the following 7 with a score of 4.3:






  • Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport Mumbai

  • Haneda Airport, Tokyo, Japan

  • Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, France

  • Ben-Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ, USA

  • Beijing Capital International Airport, China

  • Boston Logan International Airport, MA, USA





Place 3 of the safest airports are the following 9 with a score of 4.2






  • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, The Netherlands

  • Frankfurt Airport, Germany

  • O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, IL, USA

  • Hong Kong International Airport, China

  • Los Angeles International Airport, CA, USA

  • Brisbane Airport, Australia

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, GA, USA

  • Duesseldorf Airport, Germany

  • San Francisco International Airport, CA, USA

  • Inchheon International Airport, Seoul, Korea





Place 4 of the safest airports are the following 9 with a score of 4.1






  • Toronto Pearson International Airport, ON, Canada

  • Manchester Airport, UK

  • Dallas/ Fort Worth International Airport, TX, USA

  • Vancouver International Airport, BC, Canada

  • Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport, AB, Canada

  • Munich International Airport, Germany

  • Bordeaux Airport, France

  • Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Germany

  • Zurich Airport, Switzerland





Place 5 of the safest airports are the following 12 with a score of 4






  • Perth Airport, Australia

  • Montreal- Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, Canada

  • Bahrain International Airport, Bahrain

  • Adelaide International Airport, Australis

  • Darwin International Airport, Australia

  • Boryspil International Airport, Ukraine

  • Kempegowda International Airport, India

  • Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Wuhan Tianhe International Airport, China

  • Adelaide International Airport, Australia

  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia

  • Cologne-Bonn Airport, Germany





Safe but with room for improvements (Score 3.5-3.9)






  • New Chitose Airport, Japan

  • Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, China

  • Torino Airport, Italy

  • Denver International Airport, CO, USA

  • Mactan Cebu International Airport, Philippines

  • Heikou Meilan International Airport, China

  • Budapest Airport, Hungary

  • Chansha Huanghua International Airport, China

  • GMR Hyderbad International Airport, India

  • RIOgaleao Tom Jobim International Airport, Brazil

  • Minneapolis Saint Paul International Airport

  • Fiumiciono Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Italy

  • Tampa International Airport, FL, USA

  • Antalya Airport, Turkey

  • Guangzhou Baiyn International Airport, China

  • Seattle- Tacoma International Airport, WA, USA

  • Miami International Airport, FL, USA

  • Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Jorge Chaves International Airport, Lima, Peru

  • Chubu Centrair International Airport, Japan

  • Ankara Esenboga Airport, Turkey

  • Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, China

  • Osaka International Airport

  • Paris Orly, France

  • Muscat International Airport, Oman

  • Nice Cote D’Azur Airport, France

  • Kig Fahd International Airport, Saudi Arabia

  • Zvartnots International Airport, Armenia

  • Dallas Love Field Airport, TX, USA

  • Cancun International Airport, Mexico

  • Charlotte Douglas International Aiport, SC, USA

  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, TX, USA

  • McCarren International Airport, Las Vegas, NV, USA

  • Vienna Airport, Austria

  • Indianapolis International Airport, IN, USA

  • Milas – Bodrum Airport, Turkey

  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport, SC, USA

  • Naha Airport , Okinawa, Japan

  • Tianjin Binhai International Airport, China

  • Oakland International Airport, CA, USA

  • Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Ethiopia

  • Sardar Vallabhbai Patel International Airport, India

  • Nuremberg Airport, Germany

  • Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, China

  • Almaty International Airport, Kazakhstan

  • Baltimore Washington International Airport, MD, USA

  • Cape Town International Airport, South Africa

  • Kansai International Airport, Japan

  • Cairo International Airport, Egypt

  • Lyon- Saint Exupery Airport, France

  • Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) International Airport

  • Sofia Airport, Bulgaria

  • Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport, China

  • O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Pune Airport, India

  • Ynukovo International Airport, Moscow, Russia

  • Fukuoka Airport, Japan

  • Faa’a International Airport, French Polynesia

  • Bradley International Airport, CT, USA

  • Phnom Penh International Airport, Cambodia

  • Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport, Morocco

  • Salt Lake City International Airport, UT, USA

  • Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, India

  • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Mauritius

  • Albuquerque International Sunport, NM, USA

  • Leipzig Halle Airport, Germany

  • San Juan Airport, Puerto Rico

  • Sendai Airport, Japan

  • Dulles International Airport, VA, USA

  • Velana International Airport, Maldives

  • Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Bali Nguraha Rai International Airport, Bali, Indonesia

  • King Khalid International Airport, Saudi Arabia

  • Vnukovo International Airport, Moscow, Russia

  • Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal

  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX, USA

  • Melbourne Airport, Australia

  • Nadi International Airport, Fiji

  • Coimbatore International Airport, India

  • Dublin Airport, Ireland

  • Kansas City International Airport, MO, USA

  • Sacramento International Airport, CA, USA

  • Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport, CA, USA

  • Nashville International Airport, TN, India

  • Coimbatore International Airport, India

  • Chiang Mai International Airport, Thailand

  • Milano Linate Airport, Italy

  • Chennai International Airport, India

  • Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, FL, USA

  • Miyazaki Airport, Japan

  • Kagoshima Airport, Japan





The majority of airports not listed here need improvements, some urgent implementation of COVID-19 safe policies and measures.





The three lowest-rated airports in the world with a score of only 2






  • Paine Field Airport, WA, USA

  • Karlsruhe Baden- Baden Airport, Germany

  • Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport, MS, USA





eTurboNews also published a list of 230 safest and not so safe airlines.


- eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online