The airport is much like the country it services: friendly, compact, and the cause of very little hassle.
Terminal 5, for the dedicated use of British Airways, is relatively hassle free but decidedly devoid of character.
Find a seat outside and watch the seaplanes and super-yachts shuttle back and forth on turquoise water.
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.