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A CBS Early Show Report: America’s Most Delayed Airport

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Got a guess as to which airport has the worst delays in America?

A new report says 40 of the 100 most delayed flights go into or out of Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey.

The most delayed flight in the country––Delta Flight 2743––originates from Newark and heads to Atlanta. It’s delayed 60 percent of the time. The second most delayed flight––Delta 2843––also follows the same route and is delayed 50 percent of the time.

While some flight delays are unavoidable, passengers can take a few simple steps when booking travel to minimize their delays.

Watch Peter’s CBS Early Show report for tips on how to reduce your chance of being delayed and avoid the airports with the worst records.

Check out all of Peter’s segments for CBS News here on