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Passengers spent 1,133 years delayed at Chicago O’Hare last year

The 3 worst airports for delays are Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).

FinanceBuzz just released a new report  that uncovers how much time and money passengers wasted due to departure delays at 25 of the busiest U.S. airports. We analyzed U.S. Department of Transportation data and calculated the collective time passengers were delayed in 2018 at each airport using the following data points: total number of departed passengers, percentage of flights delayed or cancelled, and time of average departure delay.

FinanceBuzz found that these are the 3 worst airports for delays:

  •  Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD): 1,133 years collectively spent delayed
  •  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL): 991 years collectively spent delayed
  •  Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW): 872 years collectively spent delayed
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Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.