MSP Airport one of worst for late travelers because its planes tend to leave on time

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Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has been listed as one of the worst in the country for "late travelers."

The Twin Cities airport ranked third in the list of the worst airports for travelers who like to leave it late to get to the gate (unintentional rhyme) in a study by Finance Buzz.

The website ranked airports based on 12 metrics including average TSA wait times, number of departing passengers, on-time departure percentage, number of gates and terminal square footage.

The reason that MSP ranked so high in the "worst" list is partly because the average TSA wait time determined by Finance Buzz was 30:37 minutes.

But the other reason why the Twin Cities is bad for travelers isn't really a bad thing at all: it's because 84 percent of flights leave on time.

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This, Finance Buzz notes, "doesn’t give those running late a great shot at benefiting from a delay," but on the other hand, it means that everyone who made it to the airport in plenty of time are less likely to be hanging around.

Now sure, there will be occasions where people are genuinely delayed by traffic, or for other circumstances that are out of control.

But at the end of the day, there's a reason why travelers are advised to turn up 2 hours before a domestic flight and 3 before an international.

If you don't want to miss your flight, don't leave it late.

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