Indianapolis International Airport is best airport in North America for fifth straight year

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4 Fast Facts

  • IND was named best airport in North America.
  • This is the fifth straight year they won the award.
  • The award comes from the Airports Council International.
  • The award is decided by passenger surveys.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 2, 2016) – The Indianapolis International Airport was named the best airport in North America for the fifth straight year by Airports Council International.

The awards are decided by passenger surveys. The survey covers 34 key service areas and includes 8 major categories such as access, check-in, security, airport facilities, food and beverage, retail and more.

This is the fifth straight year the Indianapolis International Airport has received this award.

Below is a complete list of the award winners:


First place: Mauritius

Second place (tie): Cape Town; Durban

Third place: Johannesburg


First place (tie): Seoul Incheon; Singapore

Second place (tie): Beijing; Mumbai; New Delhi; Sanya Phoenix; Shanghai Pudong

Third place (tie): Guangzhou Baiyun; Taiwan Taoyuan; Tianjin Binhai


First place (tie): Moscow Sheremetyevo; Pulkovo; Sochi

Second place (tie): Dublin; Malta; Prague; Zurich

Third place (tie): Copenhagen; Keflavik; London Heathrow; Porto; Vienna

Middle East

First place: Amman

Second place (tie): Abu Dhabi; Doha

Third place (tie): Dammam; Dubai; Tel Aviv

North America

First place: Indianapolis

Second place (tie): Dallas Love Field; Grand Rapids; Jacksonville; Ottawa; Tampa

Third place (tie): Austin; Detroit; Sacramento; San Antonio; Toronto Billy Bishop

Latin America-Caribbean

First place: Guayaquil

Second place: Quito

Third place: Punta Cana

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