America's Best and Worst Airports for Flight Delays
Courtesy of The Port Authority of NY & NJ
Worst: No. 6 Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Flights Delayed: 23.9%
Ranked No. 1 for the most delayed departures in 2012 and No. 3 a year ago, Newark continued a gradual improvement, tallying 1.8 percent fewer late flights this year than last. Yet delays still hover at or above 30 percent for nine hours each day, starting around 3 p.m. and reaching a peak in the evening.
Best Time Window: Before noon.
Worst Time Window: 7–8 p.m.