With the relative certainty of East Coast-style pizza outranking Chicago deep dish in a national survey, the three airports that service the New York/New Jersey metro area have found themselves at the very bottom of a ranking of on-time flights throughout the country.La Guardia found itself at the very bottom of the Global Gateway Alliance’s list, which looked at on-time performance at the nation’s airports for the first eight months of 2016.
According to the statistics, less than three-quarters of La Guardia’s flights, 73 percent, have operated on time this year.
The findings were based on the most recent data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
The other airports in the area did not fare well, either, with JFK appearing fourth-to-last and Newark Liberty International ranking just above La Guardia in the overall ranking of the 29 busiest passenger airports in the nation.
On the bright side for South Jersey residents, Philadelphia’s airport ranked in the middle of the pack at No. 13.
The Top 10 airports for the same period of 2016 were:
We’ll always have the pizza.