Paris' most well-known international gateway jumped 10 places ahead to earn its spot as the 20th best airport in the world. Air France is the largest carrier at the airport, connecting the world with Paris and also offering connections across European and intercontinental destinations. Copenhagen Airport fell behind four spots to earn the number 19 spot in this year's ranking. Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle are the largest carriers at the airport, serving the Danish capital region and the southern edge of Sweden, including nearby Malmo. Taoyuan International Airport fell behind five spots to earn the number 18 spot in this year's ranking. The northern Taiwan airport serves the country's capital, Taipei, as the island nation's primary international gateway and a hub for most of its airlines including China Airlines and EVA Air, Mandarin Airlines, UNI Air, Tigerair Taiwan, and Starlux. Melbourne Airport advanced six positions to gain the number 17 spot in this year's rankings. One of Australia's southernmost airports, the airport serves the economic hub of Melbourne and acts a busy international hub for Qantas with Virgin Australia, Jetstar, and Regional Express also providing extensive domestic and some international services.Vienna International Airport advanced by three spots to earn the number 16 spot in this year's rankings. Austria's primary international gateway is a hub for Austrian Airlines and TK.Helsinki-Vantaa Airport gained five places ahead of its 2019 ranking to earn the number 15 spot on this year's list. Finnair uses the airport as its main hub to connect Finland with the world and also offer intercontinental connections between North America, Europe, and Asia. Frankfurt Airport fell behind by two places to earn the number 14 spit in this year's rankings. The primary gateway to the economic hub of Frankfurt, Lufthansa utilizes the airport as one of its two global hubs, the other being Munich Airport in southeastern Germany. Vancouver International Airport is the only North American airport in the top 20 list, jumping ahead by four spots compared to last year's ranking to earn the number 13 spot. Air Canada utilizes the airport as a gateway to Asia and Australia thanks to its strategic location on the West Coast with non-stop flights to as far as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Hong Kong. Heathrow Airport fell behind four places to earn the number 12 spot in this year's rankings. As the primary gateway to the economic hub of London, it's the most desired for foreign carriers and the UK's top two international carriers, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic Airways, both maintain hubs at the airport.Zurich Airport fell behind one spot to earn the number 11 spot in this year's rankings. Swiss International Air Lines utilizes the airport as its main hub, connecting the world with Switzerland and acting as an intercontinental transit point between North America, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. Kansai International Airport moved up in this year's ranking by one spot to earn the number 10 spot, making it one of four airports in Japan to make the top 10 list. The two-runway airport is located on a man-made island in Osaka Bay just off the coast of Osaka and acts as a hub for commercial and passenger airlines alike including All Nippon Airways, FedEx Express, Japan Airlines, Peach Aviation, Jetstar Japan, and Nippon Cargo Airlines.Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jumped five spots to earn the number nine spot in this year's ranking. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the airport's largest airline utilizing it as an intercontinental hub between Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, and North America, with low-cost carrier Transavia also calling Schipol home.Chubu Centrair International Airport fell behind two places in this year's ranking to earn the number eight spot. Another Japanese airport built on a man-made island in Ise Bay just south of Nagoya, the airport is a hub for All Nippon Airways, Jetstar Japan, and AirAsia Japan. Narita International Airport gained two places in this year's ranking to earn the number seven spot. One of two international gateways to the Japanese capital of Tokyo, the airport is a hub to numerous airlines including All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Jetstar Japan, Peach Aviation, Nippon Cargo Airlines, Spring Airlines Japan, and ZIPAIR Tokyo.The sole airport serving the special autonomous region, passenger airlines call the airport home including Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon, Hong Kong Airlines, and Hong Kong Express. Munich Airport gained two spots in this year's ranking to earn the number five spot, Each year, the airport, a hub for Lufthansa, massive forum transforms into a Christmas and winter market with an ice rink, food vendors, and festive programming.Hamad International Airport gained a pot on the list to earn the number three spot in this year's ranking. Home to Qatar Airways, the intercontinental hub is the only airport in the Middle East to be featured in the top 20 list and is in the midst of an expansion to accommodate more passengers and operations.Tokyo International Airport, also known as Haneda International Airport, maintained its number two spot in this year's ranking. The closest airport to downtown Tokyo, Haneda International Airport is the preferred airport for business travelers and is seeing an influx of new airlines and routes as the Japanese government recently recently relaxed slot rules for the airport that were forcing airlines to use Narita International Airport.Singapore Changi Airport once again earned the top prize again this year as the world's best airport for the eighth consecutive year. The sprawling airport is known for its extravagances including a massive indoor water fountain surrounded by a rainforest, movie theater, and pool, all available for use by passengers. As the main gateway to the small island nation of Singapore, it's home to Singapore Airlines, Jetstar Asia Airways, Scoot, and SilkAir. Changi Airport is also a terminus for the world's longest flight between Singapore and Newark.