Trump is right: America's airports are awful

FACT-CHECKERS had a field day with Donald Trump’s Monday night debate performance, finding fault with his claims on a wide array of subjects, from Barack Obama’s birthplace to whether he has denied climate change. But one statement he made largely evaded scrutiny. “Our airports are like from a third-world country,” he said during a brief exchange on American infrastructure, specifically mentioning New York’s three international airports and Los Angeles International Airport.

More Trump hyperbole? Actually, no. This might be a rare Trump understatement.

Skytrax releases an annual ranking of the world’s top 100 airports. This year’s list puts five airports in developing countries ahead of the top American airport, Denver International, which lies in 28th place. (“Third-world country” is a dated and loaded term, so I am referring...Continue reading

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