Third Best Airport in the U.S.?

Oct. 5, 2021
Bradley International Airport, according to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Award.

The Connecticut Airport Authority announces Condé Nast Traveler released the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, with Bradley International Airport recognized as the third best airport in the U.S.

More than 800,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to provide a full snapshot about the places they can’t wait to return to next.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. Bradley International Airport recognized as a Top 10 airport for the fifth consecutive year.

“Despite the challenging year, we are proud that the Bradley International Airport community has risen to the occasion to earn this coveted recognition,” said Kevin A. Dillon, A.A.E., executive director of the Connecticut Airport Authority. “We are pleased to be recognized among our nation’s best airports. This award is a significant acknowledgment of our commitment to helping our passengers return to travel safely and conveniently. We thank everyone who has expressed their vote of confidence in our award-winning Bradley International Airport and for helping us bring home this honor now five years in a row.”

The 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on the Condé Nast Traveler website at and celebrated in the November issue.

Earlier this year, Bradley International Airport was also named a Top 10 best small airport in the nation by USA Today in their Readers’ Choice Awards survey.