11 Slowest Big-City Airport Security Lines

FareCompare’s Rick Seaney analyzed TSA’s data to find out which of the top 40 busiest airports have the longest security line waits. To get the results, they honed in on max times on Mondays from 2pm-6pm, Oct. 30 through Nov. 27.

Rank/Airport/Time/Terminal
11. (tie) Philadelphia – 25 minutes (D)
10. (tie) Atlanta – 25 minutes (Main)
9. Indianapolis – 26 minutes (A Concourse)
8. (tie) Oakland – 27 minutes (Terminal 2)
7. (tie) Miami – 27 minutes (Terminals D & H)
6. (tie) Cleveland – 27 minutes (4D Concourse)
5. LAX (Los Angeles) – 28 minutes (Terminal 4)
4. JFK (New York) – 29 minutes (3 pax ser)
3. DFW (Dallas/Ft. Worth) – 34 minutes (E7)
2. Newark – 35 minutes (Terminal B/3)
1. New Orleans – 40 minutes (Checkpoint MSYC)

11 Slowest Big-City Airport Security Lines [RickSeaney]
(Photo: Ben Popken)