Travel This Is the Most Weather-Delayed Airport in America

16:08  14 november  2017
16:08  14 november  2017 Source:   Reader's Digest

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When it comes to high-stress holiday flights, the only thing that could make a bad thing worse is a wintery weather-induced delay. But it turns out, it's not snow and ice that delays the most flights—it's low clouds and fog.And the airport that's most beleaguered by them? San Francisco International Airport—a hub that normally sees just two thunderstorms a year and a few snowfalls a century.That's according to the Weather Channel, which created its ranking by considering the raw number of weather delays as well as the percentage of all delay minutes due to weather at the 29 major U.S. airports. They used data from October 2015 through September 2016.To see if your state's airport is plagued by bad weather, see the full top-ten list, as well as which weather issues were the cause of most delays. When you're done, find out which airport was recently named best airport in North America.10. Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

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The U.S. Department of Transportation released its list of the most - delayed airports in America . Here are the worst offenders. The Cause The reason for this is NOT weather . ( Weather only makes these statistics even worse).

  • Weather issues: Low clouds/fog, wind, snow, thunderstorms

9. Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW)

  • Weather issues: Thunderstorms, fog, rare snow/ice

8. Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)

  • Weather issues: Snow, fog

7. John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

  • Weather issues: Snowstorms, low clouds/fog, wind, thunderstorms

6. George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH)

  • Weather issues: Thunderstorms, fog

5. Denver International Airport (DEN)

  • Weather issues: Snowstorms, thunderstorms, hail, tornadoes

4. New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

  • Weather issues: Snow, low clouds/fog, wind, thunderstorms

3. Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

  • Weather issues: Snow, low clouds/fog, wind, thunderstorms

2. Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

  • Weather issues: Snow, low clouds/fog, wind, thunderstorms

1. San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

  • Weather issues: Low clouds/fog

That's right, while planning your layover to avoid a cold-weather city like Chicago or Denver might sound like a good idea, it won't do you much good if you choose a cloudy or foggy hub instead. 


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