The world's most beautiful airports

Departing, arriving and connecting flights are filled with a sense of adventure and excitement. Here are some of the world's most beautiful airport terminals that begin every journey in style.

Too often airports are viewed as an arduous step in arriving to an amazing location, with little attention paid to the intricacies of the architecture behind them. With vivid photography and illustrious backstories, The Art of the Airport shines a light on the captivating beauty of the world's most beautiful terminals - here are a few of our favourites.
The Art of the Airport: The World's Most Beautiful Terminals, edited by Stefan Eiselin, Laura Frommberg and Alexander Gutzmer is published by Murdoch Books, $49.99.
Words by Bianca Farmakis and Siobhan Plowman.