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The most frustrating airports in the US and Canada, ranked

Libby Nelson is Vox's policy editor, leading coverage of how government action and inaction shape American life. Libby has more than a decade of policy journalism experience, including at Inside Higher Ed and Politico. She joined Vox in 2014.

Just in time for the holiday travel rush, Businessweek has surveyed 3,000 travelers and come up with a definitive ranking of the most frustrating airports in the US and Canada:

Most frustrating airports (Businessweek)


Laguardia and Newark top the list, with Washington Dulles not far behind. The magazine looked at frequent flyers' reports of their own experiences; the average length of a rush-hour trip from downtown (New York's JFK came in last, followed by Chicago O'Hare); and the percentage of on-time flights (both Chicago airports lost).

Click through for the full interactive, but if you're curious, the best bathrooms are at Tampa International, followed by Portland.

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