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Stuck at the Airport? Blame New York

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Stuck at the Airport? Blame New York

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Stuck at the Airport? Blame New York

Stuck at the Airport? Blame New York

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The three big airports in the New York area — JFK, LaGuardia and Newark — are the three most-delayed airports in the nation. And it's estimated that 75 percent of all airport delays around the country get their start in New York.

Mike Idov, author of New York's cover story Airport Hell and How to Avoid It, gives you the secret to getting there on time.

On our blog: Tell us your flight delay story.