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Okay error oh now that's where we find our very own Jeff -- -- when people think of that airport they just think golf.
The headache of air travel but is it really as bad as people.
Think according to -- Brookings Institution in ways.
You know that's what makes the news business so fun -- as we could give you actual news I can walk right over to the departure boards and the arrival boards.
You could not find a flight that is not running on time this morning -- swear every look at that every flight on the board is running on time.
-- wait a minute Wichita Kansas it's five minutes late one flight a lot of the arrivals are ahead of time -- ahead of time you look at the board there to the right.
And you know what.
This is not uncommon right now according to -- at Brookings Institution which -- a large.
First of its kind survey -- flight delays across the nation they found.
But because of the recession the elimination of a number of flights obviously flights are doing better right now but.
The -- is a big one.
Don't get too used to it.
Because despite how well this airport is functioning right now you see the lines are too long that's the line for security over there despite that they foresee when the recession.
We begin to come out of -- recession we will see stress on the system again as you may remember people have short term memory.
The system was very stressed before let's take a look at the worst and the best of the airports.
According to Brookings survey and this was the metro areas.
New York is the worst 66%.
Of the flights arrive and depart on time Philadelphia was number two Atlanta was number three Chicago -- on.
The list of some of the worst but it was not one of the top three.
Where should you fly if you want to have -- on time flight.
I would recommend going to Salt Lake City or at least the Brookings folks would recommend Salt Lake City 86% of the -- there.
Arriving or departing on time Detroit was also good and -- could vouch for that spent a lot of time there 83% of the flights -- on time and Phoenix.
Number three best on the list.
Good morning to you young lady who's headed off to Rome probably I think no she's not had -- At any rate they get there you go Brookings says.
Much better right now but don't get used to it because it makes sense once the recession ends air travel can be -- -- it picks up again.
You're gonna see a lot more planes in the sky the system's going to be stressed once again.
Yeah why someone might be -- -- you any moment now.
I know we got to get out of town you know like Karen volunteer -- opponent and I fascia.
Just talking about the working steady she just walked up to us here.
Things are better now aren't -- because the recession with the fewer number of departure.
Well I'd say they would get better because yes there are fewer flights now your flight operations however however because.
-- division -- mayor Daley here.
We said you'll -- modernization program several years ago and so we are reconfiguring the runways to help.
You decrease that -- might -- less of a problem here than other places I want to pick our discussion up.
Next hour with Karen pride of the city department of aviation here O'Hare -- the erstwhile nation's busiest we've equity next hour thing.
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