3-10 Major U.S. Airports' On-Time Arrival Performance: 2008 and 2009

3-10 Major U.S. Airports' On-Time Arrival Performance: 2008 and 2009

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(Percent on-time, rank in 2009)

Airport 2008 2009
On-Time Rank % On-Time Rank %
Salt Lake City, UT 1 83.6 1 85.1
Phoenix, AZ 2 80.9 2 83.9
Chicago (Midway), IL 3 80.7 3 83.5
Portland, OR (PDX) 16 77.7 4 83.0
Las Vegas, NV 15 77.8 5 82.9
Houston (G. Bush), TX 9 78.3 6 82.8
Los Angeles, CA 18 76.9 7 82.7
Baltimore, MD 4 80.3 8 82.5
Seattle, WA 20 75.6 9 82.2
Cincinnati, OH 6 79.1 10 82.2
St. Louis, MO (STL) 17 77.3 11 81.9
Detroit, MI 5 80.0 12 81.9
San Diego, CA 11 78.1 13 81.7
Tampa, FL 12 78.0 14 81.3
Orlando, FL 14 77.8 15 80.9
Washington (Dulles), DC 23 74.1 16 80.8
Denver, CO 8 78.3 17 80.8
Washington (Reagan National), DC 13 77.9 18 80.3
Charlotte, NC 10 78.3 19 80.1
Chicago (OHare), IL 29 67.7 20 79.4
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX 19 76.2 21 79.0
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN 7 78.9 22 78.9
Fort Lauderdale, FL 22 75.1 23 78.0
Boston, MA 24 73.4 24 76.5
Miami, FL 26 70.9 25 75.8
Philadelphia, PA 25 73.0 26 74.6
San Francisco, CA 27 69.1 27 73.5
New York (JFK), NY 28 68.6 28 73.5
Atlanta, GA 21 75.5 29 72.6
New York (LaGuardia), NY 30 62.8 30 68.7
Newark, NJ 31 62.3 31 65.8

Notes: On-time flights arrive within 15 minutes of scheduled arrival time. The 2008 Portland and Salt Lake City data have 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 August 2010.