Airport Punctuality Review

The latest punctuality statistics of the world's leading airports.

World's Top 20

World's most punctual airports in September 2021

Once again, Japan plays the dominant role when it comes to airport punctuality. First of all, it is Osaka International Airport that once again wins the title "World's most punctual airport." Moreover, Osaka achieved an amazing punctuality result of 97%. And Osaka brought some friends with it — overall, eight airports that made it into the top 20 are located in Japan. On the other side, there isn't a single European airport among the top 20.

 

 

Rank Airport CountryPunctualityFlights
1Osaka InternationalJapan97,0%4,227
2Nagoya ChubuJapan96,6%2,395
3KagoshimaJapan95,7%2,081
4Osaka KansaiJapan95,4%1,944
5SapporoJapan93,1%4,766
6Tokyo HanedaJapan91,7%13,436
7OkinawaJapan91,6%3,847
8ChennaiIndia91,6%3,718
9BrisbaneAustralia91,6%2,729
10Tokyo NaritaJapan91,4%2,934
11RocklandUSA91,2%1,803
12Minneapolis/St PaulUSA90,7%11,960
13LimaPeru90,6%4,145
14SantiagoChile90,5%3,696
15Edmonton InternationalCanada90,3%1,958
16BoiseUSA90,1%2,318
17Detroit MetropolitanUSA89,4%12,026
18Salt Lake CityUSA89,4%10,827
19CuritibaBrazil89,4%1,435
20PortlandUSA89,4%5,324

Europe's Top 10

Europe's most punctual airports in September 2021

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Stockholm, home of Europe's most punctual airport in September

September seemed to be a tough month for European airports. As a result, there's no major European airport that achieved an on-time performance above 90%. Stockholm's Arlanda Airport leads the list with a punctuality level of 87.4, followed by Ankara and Copenhagen.

 

 

RankAirportCountryPunctualityFlights
1Stockholm ArlandaSweden87,4%4,446
2Ankara EsenbogaTurkey87,2%3,023
3CopenhagenDenmark87,0%6,119
4IbizaSpain86,7%3,442
5AlicanteSpain86,6%3,488
6ThessalonikiGreece85,8%2,167
7WarsawPoland85,3%4,355
8BergenNorway85,3%2,826
9LyonFrance84,5%2,695
10GenevaSwitzerland84,4%3,282

Asia-Pacific Top 10

Asia-Pacific's most punctual airlines in September 2021

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Osaka, home of Asia's most punctual airport in September

Similar to the world's top 20, the list of Asia's most punctual airports is dominated by Japanese airports. Eight out of ten airports are located in Japan. Besides, its Chennai and Brisbane that made it into the top 10.

 

 

Rank Airport CountryPunctualityFlights
1Osaka InternationalJapan97,0%4,227
2Nagoya ChubuJapan96,6%2,395
3KagoshimaJapan95,7%2,081
4Osaka KansaiJapan95,4%1,944
5SapporoJapan93,1%4,766
6Tokyo HanedaJapan91,7%13,436
7OkinawaJapan91,6%3,847
8ChennaiIndia91,6%3,718
9BrisbaneAustralia91,6%2,729
10Tokyo NaritaJapan91,4%2,934

Latin America Top 10

Latin America's most punctual airlines in September 2021

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Lima, home of Latin America's most punctual airport in September

In September, Brazil's airport delivered an exceptional performance. As a result, five Brazilian airports made it into the top 10. However, the title of Latin America's most punctual airline goes to Lima. Nevertheless, Santiago Airport is very close behind with 90.5%.

 

 

RankAirportCountryPunctualityFlights
1LimaPeru90,6%4,145
2SantiagoChile90,5%3,696
3CuritibaBrazil89,4%1,435
4Rio de Janeiro Santos DumontBrazil89,2%2,925
5GuayaquiilEcuador89,0%1,013
6Sao Paulo ViracoposBrazil88,7%4,365
7BogotaColombia87,5%8,013
8RecifeBrazil87,2%2,765
9BelemBrazil87,1%1,015
10GuadalajaraMexico86,5%3,846

North America Top 10

North America' most punctual airlines in September 2021

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Ligthouse in Rockland, home of North America's most punctual airport in September

Rockland, a rather small airport, leads the list of North America's most punctual airports. However, all North American airports in the top 10 delivered an amazing performance.  

 

 

RankAirportCountryPunctualityFlights
1RocklandUSA91,2%1,803
2Minneapolis/St PaulUSA90,7%11,960
3Edmonton InternationalCanada90,3%1,958
4BoiseUSA90,1%2,318
5Detroit MetropolitanUSA89,4%12,026
6Salt Lake CityUSA89,4%10,827
7PortlandUSA89,4%5,324
8Tucson InternationalUSA89,2%1,292
9Des MoinesUSA88,9%1,339
10FayettevilleUSA88,9%1,061

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