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To rank the very best and worst airports in the USA for the 12 months 2022, The Wall Avenue Journal traveled by way of the airport expertise in every airport, all the way in which from reserving a flight to purchasing a bottle of water and reserving an Uber from the airport to town heart. Based mostly on the benefit — or lack thereof — of this course of, the Wall Avenue Journal ranked the nation’s 50 busiest airports, putting them into two measurement classes: massive and midsize.

Salt Lake Metropolis: The lengthy stroll — practically a mile — from the Salt Lake Metropolis Worldwide Airport’s B gates has been a scorching subject because the new airport was accomplished in 2020. Nevertheless, regardless of the trek, the Salt Lake Metropolis airport ranked at No. 8 for the greatest midsize airports within the nation.

The Wall Avenue Journal gave Salt Lake’s airport an general rating of 62/100, scoring 67 in reliability, 49 in worth and 55 in comfort. For essentially the most half, flights out of Salt Lake Metropolis arrive and depart on time, with a flight cancellation fee of 1%. As for common strolling distance, the airport is available in at 4,370 ft.

Methodology: The airports had been ranked primarily based on their scoring out of 100 in three most important classes: reliability, comfort and worth, with 19 subcategories inside every of the classes, corresponding to on-time arrivals and departures, delays, cancellations, Transportation Safety Administration wait instances, worth of bottled water and extra.

Rankings: Based mostly off of the Wall Avenue Journal’s standards, listed here are the worst massive and midsize airports in the USA for 2022.

Worst airports within the U.S.

Worst massive U.S. airports (ranked low to excessive):

  1. Newark.
  2. New York JFK.
  3. Fort Lauderdale.
  4. Dallas/Fort Value.
  5. Miami.
  6. Orlando.
  7. Chicago.
  8. Philadelphia.
  9. Boston.
  10. Denver.

Worst midsize U.S. airports (ranked low to excessive):

  1. San Juan.
  2. New York LaGuardia.
  3. Washington Reagan.
  4. Cleveland.
  5. Austin.
  6. Dallas Love.
  7. Baltimore.
  8. New Orleans.
  9. Nashville.
  10. Cincinnati.

Finest airports within the U.S.

Finest midsize U.S. airports (ranked excessive to low):

  1. Sacramento.
  2. San Diego.
  3. San Jose.
  4. San Antonio.
  5. Portland.
  6. Honolulu.
  7. Tampa.
  8. Salt Lake Metropolis.
  9. Santa Ana.
  10. Oakland.

Finest massive U.S. airports (ranked excessive to low):

  1. San Francisco.
  2. Atlanta.
  3. Minneapolis.
  4. Detroit.
  5. Phoenix.
  6. Los Angeles.
  7. Houston Bush.
  8. Las Vegas.
  9. Charlotte.
  10. Seattle.