Photo: Jorge Chavez International Airport, Lima Peru
Skytrax Research has announced the best airports in South America for 2011 at their annual World Airport Awards ceremony in Copenhagen and for the third year in a row Lima, Peru’s airport has won.
The Jorge Chavez International Airport won the prestigious award and was also recognized for Airport Staff Service Excellence. Ecuador’s Jose Joaquin De Olmedo Airport in Guayquil won 2nd place. The 3rd place went to Brazil’s Guarulhos Airport in Sao Paulo.
Skytrax bases it awards by rating 39 different criteria ranging from waiting times at security lines to retail stores available to finding lost luggage. The European organization reviewed over 11 million surveys representing over 100 nations while analyzing over 200 worldwide airports.