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The Best U.S. Airports  

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List Rules Rank them based on overall travel experience: convenience, delays, service, food, etc

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 I... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Portland International A... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Detroit Metropolitan Way... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Phoenix Sky Harbor Inter... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Denver International Air... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Tampa International Airp... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Indianapolis Internation... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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John Wayne Airport is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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San Francisco Internatio... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Seattle–Tacoma Internati... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Honolulu International A... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Charlotte Douglas Intern... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Salt Lake City Internati... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Ronald Reagan Washington... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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San Diego International ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Dallas/Fort Worth Intern... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Orlando Sanford Internat... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Austin–Bergstrom Interna... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Ontario International Ai... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Nashville International ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Sacramento International... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Raleigh–Durham Internati... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Cincinnati/Northern Kent... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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Pittsburgh International... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best U.S. Airports
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McCarran International A... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best U.S. Airports