America's Best and Worst Airports for Flight Delays
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Best: No. 3 (tie) Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
Flights Delayed: 14.6%
Although delays increased by 1.5 percentage points compared to last year, Sea-Tac still held on to its third-place position. Just over 40 percent of the airport’s total passengers arrive and depart via Alaska Airlines, which operates its primary hub here—and was recently rated the second-best airline for avoiding flight delays.
Best Time Window: Before 11 a.m.
Worst Time Window: 4–5 p.m.