America's Best and Worst Airports for Flight Delays
Worst: No. 8 (tie) Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Flights Delayed: 22.3%
If your flight from this outlying D.C. airport is delayed, chances are good you won’t just be late: you’ll be really late. Dulles has posted delays as much as 28 percent longer than the national average. In September 2013, for instance, typical setbacks lasted about 70 minutes.
Best Time Window: Before 11 a.m.
Worst Time Window: 6–7 p.m.; 8–9 p.m.