With the busy summer travel season in full swing, new research ranks the worst airports for summer travel. Hopper, a travel app, looked at data from June to August 2022 to see which airports had the most travel disruptions last summer.
- Chicago’s Midway International Airport had nearly half (44%) of all flights delayed or canceled, making it the most unpredictable airport in the country.
- On the positive side, the busiest airport in the U.S., the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, only had 26% of its flights disrupted, and the second-busiest, Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, only had 25% of flights disrupted.
- In Europe, Brussels had the most delays or cancellations last summer with 67% of flights having issues, followed by Budapest, Lisbon and London Gatwick.
The Top 10 Most Disrupted U.S. Airports for Summer 2022
- Chicago Midway International Airport - 44%
- Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport - 39%
- Newark Liberty International Airport - 37%
- Dallas Love Field Airport - 35%
- New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport - 34%
- Orlando International Airport - 33%
- Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airport - 32%
- St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport - 32%
- Punta Gorda Airport (Florida) - 31%
- Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport - 31%
Source: Travel and Leisure