Top 5 Worst Weather US Airports

1. O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, IL

Chicago O’Hare International airport is one of the busiest airports of United States. The airport delay occurs here because of rain, snow, thunder-storms, wind, and low clouds. The city is so windy that the tailwinds could push planes out of its optimal spacing on the airport’s 3 parallel runways.

2. Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Detroit, MI

Rain and snow hit Detroit flight delays to a great impact. Comparing the amount of rainfall in Detroit it is just after Seattle both in snow and rain. However, the best thing about here is that there are 4 parallel runways.  So even in bad weather condition when large distances has to maintained between planes,  up to 4 landing and departures can take place on these runways.

3. Newark, JFK, LaGuardia

Newark, LaGuardia, and JFK are major and the busiest airports in the New York region. Around 27-32 percent of arrivals and departures from these airports are delayed in these 3 big airports. Winter is the worst time of the year to travel to these airports. Mostly it is affected by snow storm, low clouds, heavy rain, and winds.

4. Logan International Airport, Boston, MA

Boston is one of the windiest cities in the United States. It experienced lots of weather delays due to wind, snow, fog, and clouds. It also receives high percentage of snowfall and precipitation per year.

5. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MI

This airport delays due to the weather condition is mainly due to snow. It receives very high amount of snowfall.   On an average in a year it snows around 40 days in this Twin Cities.

Apart from the delays because of snow, as this twin cities also falls in the Midwest, it is sometimes also hits by thunderstorm.

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