TALKING about punctuality, Japan is a country that really values time. In matters of traveling, Sakura Country also managed to record the best score in matters of punctuality at the airport.

This was revealed in a report recently released by an aviation analysis company from England, Cirium. In its latest report, Cirium released The Top Performing Global Airports 2022.

To determine the list, they curated more than 600 flight real-time data information. Including, airlines, airports, civil aviation authorities, air navigation service providers, and so on.

In addition, they also count the total number of flights which are then compared with the results of flights that are running according to schedule.

Cirium also explained in his report that the flights that were on time were those that took place 15 minutes before departure. Cirium CEO, Jeremy Bowen, said that airports that managed to record the best time even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic was a great achievement.

“Getting back to operations so quickly after an enforced slowdown was not easy and the top-ranked airlines and airports in Cirium’s 2022 On-Time Performance Review deserve their recognition for this well-arranged achievement,” he said.

As a result, Haneda Airport in Japan has been named the most punctual airport in the world. Of the 373,264 flights, Haneda Airport managed to record 90.33 percent on time.

After Haneda, Kempegowda International Airport in India managed to record the best time with 84.08% on time from 201,897 flights. Meanwhile, Salt Lake City International Airport in Utah, United States of America, is in third position with 83.87% on time with 226,545 flights.

The following is a list of the most punctual airports in the world: (1). Haneda Airport – 373,264 flights (90.33% on time), (2). Kempegowda International Airport – 201,897 flights (84.08% on time), (3). Salt Lake City International Airport – 226,545 flights (83.87% on time), (4). Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport – 271,963 flights (82.62% on time), (5). Philadelphia International Airport – 233,777 flights (82.54% on time), (6). St. International Airport Paul Minneapolis – 276,346 flights (81.95% on time), (7). Indira Gandhi International Airport – 411,205 flights (81.84% on time), (8). Seattle-Tacoma International Airport – 383,250 flights (81.04% on time), (9). El Dorado International Airport – 273,721 flights (80.72% on time), (10). Charlotte Douglas International Airport – 457,871 flights (80.68%). [sources/photo special]