These are the world’s most instagrammed airports

One of the travel search sites in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, Wego.com, did a research on which airports in the world were instagrammed by frequent fliers and the results were amazing.

Over a period of time, a lot of thought has gone into designing and crafting of airports that resonate with the vibe of that particular city it is in.

“We’ve seen an evolution in airports over recent years in terms of design, infrastructure and services, but combine that with more people travelling today than ever before, add a social media platform like Instagram, and you see which airports truly resonate with travellers,” said Dean Wicks, Chief Flights Officer of Wego.

According to Wego, Singapore’s Changi Airport was extremely popular with people on Instagram. The Changi airport keeps innovating installations and decorates the airport during annual festival celebrations for Christmas and Chinese New Year.

Even Doha airport was among the most instagammed airports.

Here is a complete list of top 8 airports that were instagrammed

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8.​ Tokyo’s Haneda Airport’s enormous Market Place in Terminal 2:

8.​ Tokyo’s Haneda Airport’s enormous Market Place in Terminal 2:
This airport has curvy designs and striking architecture that is a big hit with passengers. The traditional Japanese-styled Edo-Koji shopping area in the International terminal and Japanese culinary delights in the departure lounge are also popular tags.

7.​ Canine restroom at John F Kennedy Airport in New York

7.​ Canine restroom at John F Kennedy Airport in New York
New Yorkers love to Instagram, and the Big Apple’s very own Shake Shack which has a particularly stylish airport outlet also features largely, as well as the New York subway connection.

6. Hamad International Airport in Doha:

6.  Hamad International Airport in Doha:
Wicks said this airport is enjoying a strong presence on Instagram. “Love it or loathe it, Urs Fischer's ‘Giant Teddy Bear’ dominates as a point of interest in the departure terminal, as does the giant moving walkway for transfer passengers between concourses A and E,” said Wicks.

5. Sydney International Airport:

5.  Sydney International Airport:
It has a healthy amount of tagging on Instagram with more of a focus on aircraft on the runway than within the terminal.

4. London’s Heathrow Airport:

4.  London’s Heathrow Airport:
It is one of the busiest in the world and also enjoys frequent tagging on Instagram. There’s a trend for food images, particularly a good British breakfast, along with departure lounge drink and passport shots. Lines of airline livery photographs reflect the airport’s position as a global hub

3. Los Angeles International Airport:

3.  Los Angeles International Airport:
The iconic LAX sign is a popular feature on Instagram, and it’s probable that the concentration of celebrities that pass through this airport contribute to the quantity of tags. “Outside of an awards show, it’s possibly one of the most opportune locations for star spotting,” said Wicks.

2. Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport:

2.  Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport:
This airport is an Instagram star, in spite of the fact that the airport has no official Instagram channel of its own. In 2012 it was named the most Instagrammed location in the world. It’s most photographed area is the vaulted concourse, along with the intricately designed Buddhist Pagoda. The airport’s designers have successfully incorporated local Thai culture into the overall experience which travellers are clearly impressed with.

1. Singapore’s Changi Airport:

1. Singapore’s Changi Airport:
This is supremely popular among Instagrammers, regularly presenting travellers with innovative installations, rooftop sunflower gardens and annual festival celebrations for Christmas and Chinese New Year. Possibly one of its most photographed features is the unique Kinetic Rain installation.
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