During the year-end holidays, flight delay rates are generally higher at some airports, so people who plan to travel should be mentally prepared. A recent report released by online gambling platform aGamble.com states that looking at flight data from November 18, 2022 to January 4, 2023,chicagoMidway International Airport was the nation’s worst airport for holiday travel late last year.
The airport, which is smaller than O’Hare Airport and closer to downtown Chicago, delayed a total of 1,138 flights and canceled 2,022 flights between November and mid-January, more than the total number of flights departing during the same period. Is 10%. , 42.9%.
FloridaOrlando International Airport’s record is not far behind, with 879 flight delays and 5,222 flight cancellations. Since Orlando International Airport is busier than Midway International Airport, these numbers account for 42% of all departing flights.
Other airports in the top five include Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida, William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas, and Love Field Airport in Dallas. Overall, secondary airports in major cities fared poorly due to flight cancellations and delays, although last year’s poor situation will not necessarily be repeated during the 2023 holiday season.
McCarran (Harry Reed) International Airport in Las Vegas, Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport and Tampa International Airport in Florida are the largest airports in the top 10. Tampa International Airport recorded 493 and 2,224 flight delays and cancellations, respectively. Flight delays are less common than flight cancellations, as any lengthy delay usually results in flight cancellation.
In other reports,new JerseyNewark Liberty International Airport gets extremely low scores for flight delays, but this study ranked it in the middle of the pack; The 3,866 delays and 477 cancellations accounted for 32.9% of all holiday flights. %, ranked 25th in the list.