Fit to Fly—Airports Where You Can Get a Workout on Your Layover

Whether traveling domestically or abroad, these spots will keep you in shape on the go


Frequent fliers know that boarding passes and carry-ons bring a break in daily routine.

Travel often comes with excitement, but it also causes some disruption. Perhaps the most noticeable break in routine comes in the form of missed workouts and on-the-go eating. It’s not always easy to fit exercise into your busy travel itinerary, but it is nice to have the option of a fitness center wherever you go.

Many in the travel industry—including airports—are realizing that fitness is a top priority for travelers. Airports all around the world have made it easy for travelers to access fitness centers and other healthy amenities while away from home. We’ve highlighted 9 airports that have made fitness a priority—be sure to check out these awesome extras on your next layover. 

Hong Kong International

A top travel epicenter, Hong Kong’s airport is fit to handle the crowds with plenty of entertainment options. Get competitive with a simulated game of basketball, boxing, soccer or skiing in the i-Sports area or step outside and play on a 9-hole golf course that meets U.S. Golf Association standards.

Zurich Airport

Stop by the service and information desk at the multi-story car park 2 (on the first floor) and rent a bike, a pair of inline skates or a pair of Nordic walking poles. Don’t worry about getting too sweaty—there are showers available too.


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