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Worst: No. 6 Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

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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.

America's Best and Worst Airports for Flight Delays

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.

Courtesy of The Port Authority of NY & NJ

America's Best and Worst Airports for Flight Delays

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