Big changes are under way, but in the meantime plan ahead and don't bank on getting great food.
The queues are long and it's not easy to navigate, but you can appreciate it's an architectural wonder.
You know Rio's reputation for sexy? Well Galeao Airport, in Rio de Janeiro is the direct opposite...
Humberto Delgado airport in Lisbon is one of the world's most historic airports.
Far better than any major American, British or Australian airport coping with this many planes a day.
Bangkok is a city with a rich culinary heritage, and you can barely find a decent meal at its airport.
LAX's nine terminals range from the sublime to the ridiculous.
By the standards of American airports, Seattle-Tacoma is superb.
Entirely lacking in flair but highly functional, apart from the security process - that, you're going to hate.
What it lacks in terms of decent food and architectural beauty, it makes up for in shops, lots of shops.
The appalling immigration service really lets down the side.
From the moment you set foot here, you'll know this isn't the old 'horror show' Fiumicino airport.
Brisbane International proves you don't need fancy shops or the big-name restaurants.
It does its job, with few major headaches. More importantly, it is less than an hour away from beachy paradise.
You'll be hoping your flight is delayed once you discover all the facilities available .
Sydney airport was once a lot worse but thankfully now customs and security is mostly a breeze.
KLIA2 will never compare to the major Asian airports – but then, it's not supposed to.
T4 isn't the worst airport terminal in the world, but it's far from the best.
Everything else in the emirate is world-leading – surely the airport will be?
It's slick and modern, with stunning design, plenty of space and air. This is not an airport you should regret visiting.
Haneda's hallmark is "food, glorious food" but plane nerds are in for a treat too.