The Best Shoes For the Airport

The Best Shoes For the Airport

At one time or the other, most of us will find ourselves needing to travel by air, whether for business or pleasure. While air travel is one of the most remarkable things about modern life, it is also considered by many is to somewhat stressful due to the long lines and the hours of sitting in one place to get to your destination.


Believe it or not, what you wear on your feet is one of the biggest determinants of how comfortable or uncomfortable your journey will be. Some shoes are inherently better for the airport than others such as the ones below:

  • Sneakers: Sneakers are one of the most comfortable shoes available everywhere and they have developed the reputation of being the shoes you wear when you are going for comfort over style (though they can be very stylish in themselves). As a result, they are perfect for the airport as they can be slipped on and off for security clearance, will not inconvenience your shoes when you wear them for hours at a time and tend to go with most outfits.

  • Loafers: Loafers are the ultimate lounging shoes and if you’re looking for comfrot, they are the ones for you. One of the biggest selling points of loafer is that thet provide comfort while still delivering style and class to their wearers. As with sneakers, they can easily be slipped on and off and thus, will make your airport expereince a breeze.


  • Sandals: The ‘nothing going on’ shoe, sandals are a step above the others in terms of comfort in that they are the most low maintenance shoes you can wear to travel. Your toes are completely free, they can be taken off and put on wihtout any effort and they say to the world ‘I don’t care, I’m putting my comfort first’. For the ultimate comfort seeker, this is for you.


  • Oxfords: Now, it should be noted that oxfords aren’t exactly the most comfortable shoes, airport or not. The reason why oxfords should be worn to the airport is in the event that you have an engagement to attend as soon as you get to your destination. Most of the people who wear these types of shoes at the airport often do have important meetings, events and functions to attend at their destinations. If you find yourself in this category, wear the most comfortable oxford you can find.



Airports can be one of the most stressful places on earth depending on many factors, including your choice of footwear. But with these recommended shoes, your journey should be a lot easier.