In this Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, a traveler sits as she waits for a flight at Midway International Airport in Chicago. According to an Associated Press analysis, airplanes spent a record 23 minutes and 32 seconds, on average, taxiing between gates and runways during the first nine months of 2015. Thats the highest since the Bureau of Transportation Statistics started tracking taxi times in 1995 and a 50-second increase over last years average.
In this Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, a traveler sits as she waits for a flight at Midway International Airport in Chicago. According to an Associated Press analysis, airplanes spent a record 23 minutes and 32 seconds, on average, taxiing between gates and runways during the first nine months of 2015. Thats the highest since the Bureau of Transportation Statistics started tracking taxi times in 1995 and a 50-second increase over last years average. Nam Y. Huh AP
In this Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, a traveler sits as she waits for a flight at Midway International Airport in Chicago. According to an Associated Press analysis, airplanes spent a record 23 minutes and 32 seconds, on average, taxiing between gates and runways during the first nine months of 2015. Thats the highest since the Bureau of Transportation Statistics started tracking taxi times in 1995 and a 50-second increase over last years average. Nam Y. Huh AP

Stuck waiting: Ground delays at U.S. airports on the rise

November 28, 2015 12:00 PM

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