November 2nd, 2012 12:16 EST
Dallas/Ft Worth International Airport The Best Airport To Get Stuck In
While millions of displaced travelers are getting very familiar with the inside of certain airports thanks to Hurricane Sandy, some travelers have admitted that they wouldn`t mind spending a little more time at others. According to a recent poll by online travel-dating website, MissTravel.com, if a choice was given on which airport they had to be stuck in, Dallas-Ft. Worth would be at the top of their list.
MissTravel`s list of "America`s Best Airports To Get Stuck In" is based on a poll of 5000 members from the United States. Even the highest rated airports provide the same travel frustrations and security issues, nationwide. However, some airports have added services, better culinary selections, offering a more entertaining mix of amenities for those passing through. With over 18,000 flights cancelled in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, MissTravel travelers have voted these ten airports as the ones they`d rather be stuck in:
1. Dallas/Ft Worth International Airport
2. Pittsburgh International Airport
3. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
4. General Mitchell International Airport (Milwaukee)
5. Chicago O`Hare International
6. Orlando International Airport
7. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport/Wold-Chamberlain Airport
8. Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
9. Miami International Airport
10. Nashville International Airport
Based on our survey, members based their reasoning as to why they would prefer these airports to get stuck in over others on factors such as availability of extra amenities, cleanliness, entertainment, and food/shopping selection. "In order to ease frustration, travelers need to be distracted and entertained while waiting," says MissTravel.com CEO, Brandon Wade. "I fly every other week and have been through my fair share of travel woes. The first thing I look for if my plans go sour, is a place to work, and a good meal, which surprisingly, is not easy to come by in every airport."
Brandon Wade is a Delta - Diamond Medallion Member with 888,576 miles, American Airlines - Executive Platinum Elite Member with 99,756 miles, and United Airlines - 1K Member with 756,773 miles.