Delays At Atlanta Airport Can Affect US Airspace Nationally

A recent study of increased delays at US airports can in large part be attributed to any delays at Atlanta Airport. Staggeringly any delays at Hartsfield Jackson, recognised as the worlds busiest airport can affect the entire domestic US airspace!

Despite ATL being ranked 29th out of 31 major airports for on time performance last year it has siginicantly increased in 2010 and is now ranked 16th. Many worry about the future of ATL and whether it is taking significant action to deal with an expected increase in long term passenger numbers.