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Study: Fort Myers airport gets good rating for holiday travel delays

Posted at 1:57 PM, Nov 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-14 14:01:13-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Holiday travelers can rest easy when flying to Southwest Florida International Airport after a national website gave the airport good scores for experiencing few travel delays.

The Lending Tree website has released their airport rankings after analyzing holiday flight data between 2009 and 2018 at the 50 busiest airports in the U.S.

On their list of worst airports, Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) ranked #45 among the 50 airports they studied.

The report found that only 1.5% of flights at RSW were canceled, and 77.5% of flights were on time.

The worst airports for holiday delays were Chicago's Midway and O'Hare airports.

Hawaii's airports score the best, with Honolulu and Kahului getting the top scores.