NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is the best U.S. airport and New York's LaGuardia Airport is the worst, according to a new study conducted by ThePointsGuy.com, which has 3.4 million monthly unique visitors and is a leading resource for travel news. Click here for more information: https://thepointsguy.com/2016/10/best-and-worst-airports-usa-2016/
The study examined the 30 busiest U.S. airports and used data from the Federal Aviation Administration, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, J.D. Power, Google Maps, iFly.com and the airports' official websites. Categories included flight delays, cancellations, average security wait times, distance from the city center, public transit options, bars/restaurants, lounges, WiFi costs and parking rates. The study placed top importance on how well each airport serves its primary purpose - getting you where you're going on time. Next, how easy it is to reach the airport by car or public transportation? The third category is amenities like restaurants and lounges, as well as fees for parking and WiFi. Best U.S. Airports1. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport2. Portland ( Oregon) International Airport3. San Diego International Airport4. Salt Lake City International Airport5. Honolulu International Airport Sky Harbor is a consistently strong performer: It has the shortest driving time from the city center, the 2nd-shortest public transit time, the 3rd-cheapest parking, the 3rd-most bars/restaurants per capita and the 5th-fewest flight cancellations. Its only below-average ranking is for lounges per capita (19th).