The United States makes up only roughly 4% of the world's population, yet is home to over 30% of the world's airports. In fact, it's estimated that over 100 million visitors traveled through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in 2018, making it the busiest airport in the United States, a title held in Atlanta since 1998. But there's a newly named "top airport" in the United States. And this time, the rankings are based on quality over quantity.
In a study just released by The Points Guy in partnership with traffic-analysis firm INRIX, the 50 busiest U.S. airports were ranked from "best" to "worst". The study looked at 34 different factors ranging from flight delays, cancellations, ride-hailing prices, security wait times, airport amenities and more.
The top ten best U.S. airports according to the study are as follows:
How did your local airport fare? You can read the full list of airport rankings here.