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America's Best and Worst Airports for Flight Delays

Flight delays are on the rise at airports across the nation. Learn where you’re most likely to get stuck at the gate—and how to boost your odds of taking off on time.

Worst: No. 5 McCarran International Airport (LAS)

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Flights Delayed: 26.4%

A late night on the Strip isn’t the only culprit for that headache you may get when leaving Las Vegas. In Sin City, the deck is stacked against you: either crawl out of bed early for an a.m. departure, or gamble on an afternoon or evening flight, when more than a third of departures are delayed.

Best Time Window: Before 10 a.m.

Worst Time Window: 6–9 p.m.

America's Best and Worst Airports for Flight Delays

Worst: No. 5 McCarran International Airport (LAS)

Flights Delayed: 26.4%

A late night on the Strip isn’t the only culprit for that headache you may get when leaving Las Vegas. In Sin City, the deck is stacked against you: either crawl out of bed early for an a.m. departure, or gamble on an afternoon or evening flight, when more than a third of departures are delayed.

Best Time Window: Before 10 a.m.

Worst Time Window: 6–9 p.m.

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