Table 4-7: Major Airports by On-Time Departure Performance: 2004 and 2005

Table 4-7: Major Airports by On-Time Departure Performance: 2004 and 2005

(Percent on-time)

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Airport 2004 2005
Rank On-time percentage Rank On-time percentage
Salt Lake City, UT (Salt Lake City International) 3 86.1 1 85.1
Houston, TX (George Bush Intercontinental) 1 87.2 2 85.0
Cincinnati, OH (Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International) 21 80.6 3 83.7
San Diego, CA (San Diego International) 9 83.9 4 83.4
Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles International) 6 85.0 5 83.2
Pittsburgh, PA (Pittsburgh International) 11 83.5 6 83.0
Portland, OR (Portland International) 7 84.8 7 83.0
St. Louis, MO (Lambert-St. Louis International) 12 83.5 8 82.8
Washington, DC (Ronald Reagan Washington National) 2 86.3 9 82.6
San Francisco, CA (San Francisco International) 4 85.3 10 82.2
Denver, CO (Denver International) 5 85.1 11 81.5
Tampa, FL (Tampa International) 10 83.9 12 81.2
Washington, DC (International Airport at Dulles) 27 80.1 13 80.4
Charlotte, NC (Charlotte/Douglas International) 13 83.1 14 80.3
Orlando, FL (Orlando International) 17 82.0 15 80.1
Phoenix, AZ (Phoenix Sky Harbor International) 28 79.3 16 79.7
Fort Worth, TX (Dallas/Fort Worth International) 20 80.8 17 79.7
Minneapolis, MN (Minneapolis-St. Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain) 8 84.7 18 79.5
Baltimore, MD (Baltimore/Washington International) 22 80.5 19 79.1
Oakland, CA (Oakland International) 16 82.0 20 79.1
Boston, MA (General Edward Lawrence Logan International) 15 82.1 21 78.6
New York, NY (LaGuardia) 18 81.8 22 77.9
Detroit, MI (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) 14 82.7 23 77.8
Seattle, WA (Seattle-Tacoma International) 24 80.2 24 77.4
Chicago, IL (Chicago Midway International) 30 77.7 25 77.3
New York, NY (John F. Kennedy International) 23 80.4 26 76.7
Las Vegas, NV (Las Vegas McCarran International) 29 77.9 27 76.6
Miami, FL (Miami International) 26 80.1 28 76.2
Fort Lauderdale, FL (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International) 19 81.4 29 75.7
Newark, NJ (Newark Liberty International) 25 80.2 30 74.9
Chicago, IL (Chicago O'Hare International) 33 72.8 31 73.7
Atlanta, GA (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International) 31 76.1 32 73.2
Philadelphia, PA (Philadelphia International) 32 74.2 33 71.9

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information, Airline On-time Tables, Washington, DC: 2006, available at http://www.bts.gov/programs/airline_information/airline_ontime_tables/ as of Oct. 23, 2006.