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3-14 Percentage of On-Time Departures and Arrivals at Major U.S. Airports: 2011

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Departures

Rank Airport (Code) Percentage
1 Seattle, WA (SEA) 88.0
2 Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) 87.8
3 Portland, OR (PDX) 87.8
4 Tampa, FL (TPA) 84.4
5 Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (MSP) 83.9

Arrivals

Rank Airport (Code) Percentage
1 Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) 86.4
2 Phoenix, AZ (PHX) 84.9
3 Seattle, WA (SEA) 84.1
4 Portland, OR (PDX) 83.0
5 Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (MSP) 82.8

Departures

Rank Airport (Code) Percentage
5 Miami, FL (MIA) 76.7
4 San Francisco, CA (SFO) 76.3
3 Chicago, IL (ORD) 74.4
2 Chicago, IL (MDW) 73.8
1 Newark, NJ (EWR) 73.0

Arrivals

Rank Airport (Code) Percentage
5 New York, NY (JFK) 75.3
4 Boston, MA (BOS) 73.7
3 New York, NY (LGA) 72.2
2 San Francisco, CA (SFO) 71.4
1 Newark, NJ (EWR) 66.7


Notes: On-time flights arrive within 15 minutes of scheduled arrival time. Major airports are airports which enplane one percent or more of scheduled-service passengers.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Airline On-Time Performance Data (December Issues), tables 4 and 6, available at http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/subject_areas/airline_information/airline_ontime_tables/index.html accessed August 2012.