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Travel This Is the Most Weather-Delayed Airport in America

16:08  14 november  2017
16:08  14 november  2017 Source:   rd.com

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When it comes to weather delays , it's not snow and ice that delays the most flights; it's low clouds and fog—especially in this airport . When you’re done, find out which airport was recently named best airport in North America .

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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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hearts and move far from home, your punishment is to spend hours at airports every year, because winter weather will no doubt eff with your flight. It’s Thanksgiving! And Boxing Day! And, because Thrillist has this handy guide on where to eat, drink, and shop at America 's 10 most delayed

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  • 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. 


America’s Largest Airport Might Be Keeping a Massive Secret .
You can probably guess that there are plenty of secrets your airline isn’t telling you. Between unexpected baggage fees and delayed flights, routine inconveniences don’t even faze an experienced jet-setter at this point. But when it comes to the airport itself, you might be surprised by the insane conspiracies lurking beneath your very own nose—or feet. Take Denver International Airport (DIA), for example. Measuring a total of 54 square miles (that’s twice the size of Manhattan!), the DIA is the second-largest airport in the world and the largest in America.

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