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YVR Ranked As One Of The Best International Airports For Wellness

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Vancouver International Airport has done it once again.

YVR Airport has been named one of the best international airports for wellness.

“If you think of airports as stress-inducing places filled with recycled air and convenience food, you might be surprised by how far many have come” reads Netflights’ website.


The online travel website ranked 25 of the world’s busiest airports to see which is best for wellness.

By wellness, they mean “these airports are making active efforts to help passengers to be healthy and feel good – both physically and mentally”.

Factors considered include:

  • Spas
  • Meditation, quiet space
  • Yoga class
  • Relaxation space
  • Gyms
  • Outdoor or green space
  • Prayers rooms
  • Access to massage
  • Running track

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) ranked first, while Vancouver International Airport (YVR) tied with John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) for sixth.


The Best International Airports For Wellness

  1. Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt
  2. Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam
  3. Dubai International, Dubai
  4. Changi Airport, Singapore
  5. Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong
  6. Vancouver International Airport, Vancouver
  7. John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York (tied for 6th)
  8. Haneda Airport, Tokyo
  9. San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco
  10. Toronto Pearson International Airport (tied for 9th)
  11. Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok
  12. O’Hare International Airport, Chicago
  13. Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi

For the full ranking, click here.


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