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America's Safest Airports

Pittsburgh International

Amy Strycula / Alamy

No. 4 Pittsburgh International (PIT)

Score: 0.70

Runway Incidents (2006–2010): 6

Safety Innovations: A state-of-the-art snow- and ice-removal system makes Pittsburgh one of the safest airports in the world during severe winter weather. Among its innovations are front and rear de-icing teams, runway sensors that relay real-time snow and ice conditions, and direct radio communication between the snow-removal crews and the FAA control tower.

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