A new list based on a survey of U.S. travel agents offers some seemingly contradictory responses which may just go to show that one person’s favorite airport is another’s worst nightmare.
Listen as travel expert Rick Seaney says, take these lists with a grain or two of salt:
Best and Worst for Connecting Flights
The travel agents were asked which airports their clients prefer – and try to avoid – when they have to make a connecting flight.
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Best Airports for Connections
Worst Airports for Connections
|2.||Charlotte||New York JFK|
|4.||Houston Intercontinental||New York LaGuardia|
Notice that Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson made both lists – and Chicago’s O’Hare (pictured) also made the best airport list, coming in at number seven.*
Best Airport Amenities
Those that dislike Chicago for connecting flights are apparently willing to admit it has some charms, particularly when it comes to shops and dining and other amenities. Take a look at these favorites:
|Best Airports for Dining and Amenities|
*Note: travel agents surveyed for the connections categories were allowed to pick up to three airports.