Top Ten Healthiest Airports in America

Healthiest Airports For Your Holiday Travels


Many of us are still traveling for the holidays. Whether it is on our way home or back out for a fun New Year's trip, we're spending lots of time in airports. The Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine has rated some of the nation's top airports in terms of health. Each airport's score was determined by dividing the number of restaurants offering at least one healthful option by the total number of restaurants — a restaurant was rated as healthful if it served at least one low-fat, high-fiber, cholesterol-free breakfast, lunch, or dinner entrée.

To see if an airport you'll be visiting makes the list, just read more.

Here are the top ten healthiest airports and how they measure up:
Airport Score Healthy Restaurants/ Total Restaurants
1. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport 94% 89/95
2. (tie) Chicago O’Hare International Airport 93% 81/87
2. (tie) Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport 93% 56/60
3. (tie) Los Angeles International Airport 89% 50/56
4. Denver International Airport 84% 41/49
5. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport 82% 46/56
6. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport 81% 47/58
7. San Francisco International Airport 77% 46/60
8. (tie) Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport 84% 49/58
8. John F. Kennedy International Airport 76% 62/82
9. Las Vegas McCarran International Airport 75% 33/44
10. Orlando International Airport 73% 29/40

If you really want to be healthy in the airport, you should also check out getting a flu shot at the airport and what (if any) airport gyms are available.

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