travel U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst  

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List of the best US airports - and the worst - ranked by frequent flyers and travelers. This list includes major US airports that most often serve as hubs for domestic travel or as stops on international flights. Vote up those best airports you don't mind so much - or even like - and vote down those worst airports that just seem to make traveling miserable.

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There are many things to love about time spent in airports. With endless restaurant and dining options, duty free shopping, and even salons, there is plenty to do in an airport during a layover or while waiting for a plane to board. The US airports with the best layouts make it easy to get from check-in to security to gate without having to battle too much human traffic. Many even have bus or tram systems to transport connecting passengers between terminals. Other amenities like free wi-fi, cleanliness, and cordial & competent staff can mean the difference between a good flight and hours spent stewing.

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The worst US airports are notorious for poor layouts, frequent flight delays, lost luggage, and other flaws that make travel very unpleasant, whether it is the point of departure, arrival, or just a layover. Airports in cities with severe weather can get a particularly bad rap, even if its not always their fault that flights are delayed, canceled, or moved to other gates.

Vote up the US airports that have enhanced your travel experiences, and vote down those that always seem to complicate your trips. To personalize your own list and rankings or add commentary, click the blue button that says Rerank.
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Minneapolis–Saint Paul Interna... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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220 214
San Francisco International Ai... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
San Francisco International Airport California, United States of America

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167 123
Portland International Airport is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Portland International Airport Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton^! OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area, United States of America

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Denver International Airport is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Denver International Airport University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado

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203 173
Phoenix Sky Harbor Internation... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

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Detroit Metropolitan Wayne Cou... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport Courtyard Detroit Dearborn

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Seattle–Tacoma International A... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Seattle–Tacoma International Airport Seattle Airport Marriott

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John Wayne Airport is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
John Wayne Airport California, United States of America

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Charlotte Douglas Internationa... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Charlotte Douglas International Airport Charlotte metropolitan area, Brazil

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119 119
Tampa International Airport is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Tampa International Airport Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, Florida

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109 128
Ronald Reagan Washington Natio... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Virginia, United States of America

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Indianapolis International Air... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Indianapolis International Airport Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

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San Diego International Airpor... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
San Diego International Airport Valley Center, California, United States of America

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Honolulu International Airport is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst

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San Jose International Airport is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
San Jose International Airport San José State University, San Jose, California

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Bob Hope Airport is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Bob Hope Airport Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Culver City, California

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Ontario International Airport is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
junk3 added Ontario International Airport Ontario, California, United States of America

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Salt Lake City International A... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst

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Orlando Sanford International ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Orlando Sanford International Airport Orlando, Florida, United States of America

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McCarran International Airport is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
McCarran International Airport Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

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75 88
Austin–Bergstrom International... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Austin–Bergstrom International Airport Austin-Round Rock^! TX Metropolitan Statistical Area, Texas, United States of America

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Sacramento International Airpo... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Sacramento International Airport Courtyard Sacramento Rancho Cordova

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Nashville International Airpor... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Nashville International Airport Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

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Pittsburgh International Airpo... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Pittsburgh International Airport Courtyard Pittsburgh Airport

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Baltimore–Washington Internati... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Baltimore–Washington International Airport Maryland, United States of America

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Dallas/Fort Worth Internationa... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, Texas, United States of America

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Long Beach Airport is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Long Beach Airport Residence Inn Irvine Spectrum

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O'Hare International Airport is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
O'Hare International Airport Illinois, United States of America

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Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta Int... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst

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General Mitchell International... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
mkhopkins added General Mitchell International Airport Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

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Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood Inte... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
RichMoyleJr. added Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport Florida, United States of America

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T. F. Green Airport is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Trent Walker added T. F. Green Airport Newport Marriott, Newport, Rhode Island

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Raleigh–Durham International A... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Raleigh–Durham International Airport Courtyard Durham Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina

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Tucson International Airport is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Tucson International Airport Arizona, United States of America

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Los Angeles International Airp... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Los Angeles International Airport Greater Los Angeles Area, California, United States of America

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Chicago Midway International A... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Chicago Midway International Airport Shimer College, Chicago, Illinois

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Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky I... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst

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Oakland International Airport is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
beernbugs added Oakland International Airport California, United States of America

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Buffalo Niagara International ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Buffalo Niagara International Airport New York, United States of America

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Logan International Airport is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Trent Walker added Logan International Airport Courtyard Boston Downtown

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Gerald R. Ford International A... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Gerald R. Ford International Airport Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

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Jacksonville International Air... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Jacksonville International Airport Courtyard Jacksonville Mayo Clinic/Beaches

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Newport News/Williamsburg Inte... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport Virginia, United States of America

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Southwest Florida Internationa... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Southwest Florida International Airport Fort Myers, Florida, United States of America

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George Bush Intercontinental A... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas

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Lambert–St. Louis Internationa... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
beernbugs added Lambert–St. Louis International Airport St. Louis MO-IL^! Metropolitan Statistical Area

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San Antonio International Airp... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
San Antonio International Airport Greater San Antonio

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Philadelphia International Air... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst

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Memphis International Airport is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
Memphis International Airport Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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Asheville Regional Airport is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list U.S. Airports Ranked from Best to Worst
beernbugs added Asheville Regional Airport Western Carolina University, North Carolina, United States of America