If you've ever gone through the unfortunate event of missing a connecting flight to your destination you know how frustrating it can be.

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Some of the biggest factors that affect people trying to catch a connecting flight are

  • Delays or weather disruptions
  • Short layover times
  • Airport layout
  • Security checks
  • Customs and immigration procedures
  • Late arrivals
  • Lost luggage
  • Overbooking
  • Missed announcements

A list recently came out highlighting the 10 airports in America that are the worst for people trying to catch a connecting flight.

Michigan Has One Of The Worst Airports For Connecting Flights

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The Website Finance Buzz looked at airport maps and measured distances between gates at 50 of the busiest airports in the country to find out where you’ll have a better (or worse) chance at making your next flight.

These are the 10 worst airports according to their research.

Number 1 - Denver International Airport (DEN)

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  • Longest walk between any two gates in the airport: 34 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk end-to-end in largest terminal: 23 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk from security to farthest-away gate: 15 minutes

Number 2 - O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

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  • Longest walk between any two gates in the airport: 49 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk end-to-end in largest terminal: 20 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk from security to farthest-away gate: 9 minutes

Number 3 - Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)

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  • Longest walk between any two gates in the airport: 22 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk end-to-end in largest terminal: 15 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk from security to farthest-away gate: 19 minutes

Number 4 - John Wayne Airport (SNA)

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  • Longest walk between any two gates in the airport: 15 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk end-to-end in largest terminal: 15 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk from security to farthest-away gate: 11 minutes

Number 5 - LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

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  • Longest walk between any two gates in the airport: 39 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk end-to-end in largest terminal: 21 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk from security to farthest-away gate: 14 minutes

Number 6 - John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

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  • Longest walk between any two gates in the airport: 38 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk end-to-end in largest terminal: 15 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk from security to the farthest-away gate: 17 minutes

Number 7 - Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)

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  • Longest walk between any two gates in the airport: 28 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk end-to-end in largest terminal: 12 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk from security to farthest-away gate: 7 minutes

Number 8 - Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
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  • Longest walk between any two gates in the airport: 15 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk end-to-end in largest terminal: 15 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk from security to farthest-away gate: 10 minutes

Number 9 - Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

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  • Longest walk between any two gates in the airport: 53 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk end-to-end in largest terminal: 14 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk from security to the farthest-away gate: 9 minutes

Number 10 - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)

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  • Longest walk between any two gates in the airport: 18 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk end-to-end in largest terminal: 16 minutes
  • How long it takes to walk from security to farthest-away gate: 13 minutes

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