5 world’s Most Beautiful Airports(PHOTOS)

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You would be surprised at the architectural design of some airports. As
more and more countries are building architecturally stunning airports
to announce their arrival, we bring to you airports so cool you’ll never
want to leave.

Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, China (Pintrest)

1. Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, China

Designed to resemble a manta ray, which can be found off the coast of China in abundance, this airport is glistening.

The interior, designed by Italian architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, features acres of gleaming white tiles.

Denver International Airport, USA

Denver International Airport, USA (Dreamtime)

2. Denver International Airport, USA

Arriving
at Denver International Airport in Colorado one would think it was the
Middle East. The airport’s tent-like roof, fashioned from white
Teflon-coated fibreglass, looks like a row of Hajj tents in Saudi
Arabia.

The tents are meant to mimic the snow-capped peaks of the rocks in the distance.

Beijing International Airport (Airport Focus International)

3. Beijing International Airport, China

Opened
before the 2008 Olympics, the Terminal 3 at Beijing International
Airport is a lit. At two miles long, the airport is one of the largest
buildings in the world and uses a complex mesh to allow sunlight in.

The building is designed to represent a dragon and features a traditional Chinese colour scheme.

Marrakech Menara Airport, Morocco (Pintrest)

4. Marrakech Menara Airport, Morocco

Marrakech Menara Airport has some fabulous geometric patterned walls.

Mixing
traditional and modern architecture, Menara airport has a curved,
concrete roof and large triangular windows painted with Arabic designs
visually stunning and cleverly designed to let in natural light and
generate electricity by incorporating photovoltaic modules.

Wellington International Airport, New Zealand (Dreamtime)

5. Wellington International Airport, New Zealand

Nicknamed
‘The Rock’ and created by Studio Pacific Architecture and Warren &
Mahoney, Wellington airport was inspired by the legend of sea monsters
Ngake and Whataitai. The exterior was designed to look like dangerous
cliffs and the very wooden interior features an oversized Gollum hanging
from the roof and reaching for a fish.

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