Fly from a dysfunctional airport this travel season, and you may find yourself eating your holiday dinner in Terminal C. To help travelers plan ahead, NerdWallet found the airports that are most likely to derail your itinerary with cancellations and delays.
In the analysis of the 50 busiest U.S. airports, we weighed cancellation and delay rates in November and December 2013-2015 from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. We also factored in Yelp ratings of the airports’ dining options, just in case you’re stuck ordering a turkey sub.
Here are the 10 airports that are the worst for holiday travel:
If your travel itinerary includes any of these airports, consider these tips for a smoother airport experience:
See the best airports and read the methodology and additional details in the full report.
Laura McMullen is a staff writer at NerdWallet, a personal finance website. Email: email@example.com. Twitter: @lauraemcmullen. Courtney Miller is a data analyst at NerdWallet. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.