The world s most stressful airports to travel

Gatwick Airport, London Renowned for high passenger volumes and bustling atmosphere. Influenced by high passenger density, delays, and considerable distance from the city center. Despite lower passenger volume than average.

Istanbul Airport One of the busiest globally. Grapples with dense crowds, complex infrastructure, and occasional delays. Travelers often face difficulties navigating due to its enormous size.

Munich Airport Efficient but faces occasional congestion issues. Significant size adds complexity to navigation. Ranks third in delays.

Denver International Airport Faces occasional weather-related disruptions. Challenges with extensive terminals and runways. Infrastructure not fully capable of handling passenger load.

Heathrow Airport Among the world's busiest. Immense passenger traffic and complex layout contribute to stress.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Major gateway to the United States. Known for large crowds, complex terminals, and potential delays.

Fiumicino International Airport, Rome Occasionally chaotic with grappling passenger volumes. Manages complexities of international flights.

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) Expansive and well-equipped but challenging for travelers due to size and occasional delays.

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) Major global hub with high passenger traffic and occasional delays. Reputation as a stressful travel destination.

O Hare International Airport, Chicago Known for sheer size and significant air traffic. Presents challenges for passengers with a complex layout and potential delays.