From Frustrating Delays To Super-Fast Travel: The Best And Worst Airports For Holiday Travel

Traveling is an essential part of holiday activities; almost everyone moves from one place to another to be with their family. This is why the airports are swarming with people from November to December. While this crowd often results in many unwanted circumstances, like delays and a limited amount of outlets to charge your phone, some airports make it as comfortable as possible. Here is our ranking of popular airports to travel through during the holidays, from the worst to the best.

Westchester County Airport

Every traveler wants a fast journey and no delays while traveling home for the holidays. Well, with some airports, that dream of moving as fast as possible is just a dream.

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Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York, is one of the most imfamous airports for delaying travelers. Located in the metro area of New York, this small airport receives an influx of travelers during the holidays. Try to avoid it as much as possible. 

San Francisco International Airport

The fact that an area has many good airports doesn’t mean it doesn’t have an infamous one. While some good airports are in the San Francisco metro area, this airport is nothing to write home about.

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San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, is another airport known for delays– probably due to weather issues. Traveling from this airport means several minutes of delay, so give yourself cushion time when traveling so you don’t miss Christmas dinner. 

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

This airport is one of the best at reducing delays to the bare minimum. You don’t have to calculate an extra hour to arrive at your destination on time, because you’ll most likely not get delayed.

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Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport in San Jose, California, gives travelers the much-needed benefit of on-time flights. So, if you stay in or around San Jose, this airport is one of your surest bets!

Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport

Aside from on-time travel, many other things can give travelers an enjoyable travel experience. From luggage safety to friendly staff, this airport helps travelers enjoy their journeys in the best ways.

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Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport in Kona, Hawaii, is one of the most reputable airports, especially during the holidays. It’s no surprise that it had the lowest cancellation rates among a hundred airports. Who would forgo satisfaction?

Long Beach Airport

Although some metro airports are in the worst airport category, others still deliver top-notch services to travelers. This airport proves to us that not all metro airports frustrate travelers during the holiday period.

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Long Beach Airport in Long Beach, California, is known for minimal holiday price hikes and very few customer complaints. This makes it the best airport overall when it comes to a safe and enjoyable journey during the holidays.

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