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WSJ ranks Honolulu Airport 15th of 20
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The Best and Worst U.S. Airports of 2019

The WSJ Airport Rankings expand to measure how the 40 largest airports in the country stack up

from Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2019 (excerpts)

…The WSJ ranked airports by five measures of operations, such as on-time arrivals, five measures of value, such as average fare, and five measures of convenience, including a grade from readers. More than 2,500 subscribers answered a detailed questionnaire covering a dozen categories of likes and dislikes at airports they’ve used within the past two years….

…San Francisco has the best food among big airports, at least according to Yelp reviewers, but medium-size airports tend to do food even better. Houston Hobby, Portland, Honolulu and Austin, Texas, all had higher Yelp scores than SFO’s. Worst: Chicago Midway, even worse than Newark’s. Midway is great if you want a hot dog. Otherwise, slim pickings….

The Best Midsize U.S. Airports

How the 20 next-largest U.S. airports performed in 15 categories. 

read … The Wall Street Journal

Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

Rank: 15th of 20 Midsize Airports

Scores & Ranks

· Overall Score 45.69/100

· Reliability 62

· Value 29

· Convenience 45.94


· On-time arrival % 87.00% (1)

· Avg. arrival delays 53:59 (8)

· Flight cancellation % 0.25% (1)

· Avg. taxi time 15:27 (14)

· TSA screening time 7:10 (15)


· Avg. domestic fare $353.66 (14)

· Airline market share 55.20% (14)

· On-site parking $18 (18)

· Car-rental taxes 32.07% (12)

· UberX to city center $22.90 (13)


· Wi-Fi speeds 145.1 Mbps (1)

· Yelp restaurant rating 3.32 (2)

· Max. walking dist. 3,200ft (17)

· Nonstop destinations 42 (20)

· WSJ reader satisfaction 2.74 (13)


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