Ranks right up there with SIN ICN HKG and YVR. KIX may be the best for several reasons: 1) Uncrowded spacious clean clear signage. 2) Friendly efficient and numerous staff able to answer English questions. 3) Variety of transportation options within a few steps - many buses two train lines (JR and Nakai) ferry (Kobe). 4) Sky View airport museum with observation decks for great plane spotting served by free shuttle. 5) Hotel (Nikko) in airport a few steps away less expensive hotels served by free shuttles. 6) Beautiful location on man-made island. 7) Baggage storage lockers available rates according to size. 8) Wide variety of restaurants (from McDonalds to gourmet) and shopping prices no higher than in city. 9) Short trip across bay to Rinku Premium Outlets - over 200 stores restaurants bowling alley ferris wheel. 10) Special features - koban (police box) airport lounge for anyone prayer room even a pet hotel. 11) (unlike HKG and NRT) fast takeoffs no waiting in long lines. 12) Quick efficient friendly customs-through in a few minutes. When I arrived they opened Japanese citizen desks for foreigners because of long queue. KIX - could you please train (vast majority of USA) how to run an airport.