US airports ranked by cancellation rates
Passengers experienced flight delays and cancellations throughout 2022
After a year of continued flight disruption for passengers across the US, InsureMyTrip researchers have revealed the airports most prone to flight cancellations.
They want to empower passengers to make more informed decisions when booking flights.
Through the analysis of 2022 flight cancellation data from the Department of Transportation (DOT), the top 10 most likely to cancel flights are:
- Buffalo Niagara International – Buffalo, New York
- Southwest Florida International – Fort Myers, Florida
- LaGuardia – New York, New York
- Newark Liberty International – Newark, New Jersey
- Ronald Reagan Washington National – Washington, DC
- Dallas Love Field – Dallas, Texas
- Palm Beach International – West Palm, Florida
- Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall – Baltimore, Maryland
- Chicago Midway International – Chicago, Illinois
- Orlando International – Orlando, Florida.
Buffalo Niagara International Airport had the highest cancellation rate in the country for 2022 (5.55 per cent) – an increase of 1.43 per cent from 2021.
LaGuardia Airport saw the largest increase in cancelled flights, from 1,471 in 2021 to 8,795 in 2022 – a 497.89 per cent rise.
Hawaii airports maintain a consistent reputation for low cancellations. Three of that state’s airports (Kona International Airport, Kahului Airport and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport) report the lowest percentage of cancelled flights in 2022.