Sea-Tac Airport ranked fourth among major North American airports in March in on-time departures, new figures from Flightstats.com show.
Nearly 87 percent of flights last month departed Sea-Tac within 15 minutes of their scheduled time, those figures show. The federal Department of Transportation defines “on-time” as meaning within 15 minutes of the time the airline publishes in its schedules.
Salt Lake City’s airport held the top spot on the on-time list with 88.82 percent punctual departures.
Portland was second with 87.46 on-time departures.
SeaTac-based Alaska Airlines ranked third among major North American carriers in on-time arrivals with 84.53 percent of its flights on-time.