4-12 Major U.S. Airports' On-Time Arrival Performance: 2007 and 2008

4-12 Major U.S. Airports' On-Time Arrival Performance: 2007 and 2008

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(Percent on-time, rank in 2008)

Airport R2007 2008
On-Time Rank % On-Time Rank %
Salt Lake City, UT 1 80.0 1 83.5
Phoenix, AZ 6 77.9 2 80.9
Chicago (Midway), IL 4 78.4 3 80.7
Oakland, CA 2 79.7 4 80.3
Baltimore, MD 7 77.6 5 80.3
Detroit, MI 17 73.7 6 80.0
Cincinnati, OH 9 76.7 7 79.1
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN 19 72.6 8 78.9
Denver, CO 14 75.8 9 78.3
Houston (G. Bush), TX 3 78.7 10 78.3
Charlotte, NC 24 71.3 11 78.3
San Diego, CA 5 78.4 12 78.0
Tampa, FL 11 76.5 13 78.0
Washington (Reagan National), DC 22 71.7 14 77.9
Orlando, FL 10 76.5 15 77.8
Las Vegas, NV 8 76.8 16 77.8
Portland, OR (PDX) 13 76.2 17 77.7
St. Louis, MO (STL) 15 74.9 18 77.3
Los Angeles, CA 12 76.4 19 76.9
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX 21 72.0 20 76.2
Seattle, WA 23 71.4 21 75.6
Atlanta, GA 16 74.4 22 75.5
Fort Lauderdale, FL 18 73.4 23 75.1
Washington (Dulles), DC 20 72.4 24 74.0
Boston, MA 27 69.7 25 73.4
Philadelphia, PA 28 66.5 26 73.0
Miami, FL 25 71.0 27 70.9
San Francisco, CA 26 69.8 28 69.1
New York (JFK), NY 30 62.8 29 68.6
Chicago (O'Hare), IL 29 65.9 30 67.7
New York (LaGuardia), NY 32 58.5 31 62.8
Newark, NJ 31 59.4 32 62.3

Key: R = revised.

Notes: On-time flights arrive within 15 minutes of scheduled arrival time. 2007 Newark data has been revised.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Airline On-Time Performance Data (December Issues), Table 4, available at http://www.bts.gov/programs/airline_information/airline_ontime_tables as of September 2009.