It’s not easy being an American airport these days. We may be the world’s top economy, but the world views our airports as substandard, with antiquated facilities, poor design and inconvenient connections among terminals and to their cities. Not one U.S. airport cracked the top 25 in the 2015 Skytrax survey of the world’s best airports.
Los Angeles International Airport has compared badly even among U.S. airports. Although LAX is the nation’s second-busiest airport and the world’s fifth-busiest, Skytrax ranks it a dismal 98th out of the top 100, right between Malta and Raleigh-Durham.
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