This Holiday Season, Avoid These Airports

Here's looking at you, LaGuardia
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 23, 2018 10:45 AM CST
This Holiday Season, Avoid These Airports
A stranded traveler watches front loaders clear snow from the apron around Gates C and D at Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in New York.   (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

'Tis the season for last-minute shopping, drunk uncles, never-ending Christmas carols, oh, and the stress of travel. With 46 million Americans heading home for the holidays, it's a safe bet that some of them will run into canceled flights, but the Washington Post runs down a list of the airports where it's more likely to happen. With nearly 5% of its flights canceled, New York City's LaGuardia Airport (and the Empire State in general with four entries in the top 10) does not come out smelling like spiked eggnog. The worst offenders, via

  1. New York, NY: LaGuardia
  2. Norfolk, VA: Norfolk International
  3. Charleston, SC: Charleston AFB/International
  4. Rochester, NY: Greater Rochester International
  5. Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia International
  6. Newark, NJ: Newark Liberty International
  7. Providence, RI: Theodore Francis Green State
  8. Washington, DC: Ronald Reagan Washington National
  9. Buffalo, NY: Buffalo Niagara International
  10. New York, NY: John F. Kennedy International
Click for the full list, which includes 75 airports. (More LaGuardia Airport stories.)

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