How do DC-area airports stack up against the rest of the US?

The Minneapolis skyline rises through the rain as an arriving Northwest Airlines jet taxis at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Friday, Oct. 23, 2009. Investigators are looking into a Northwest flight bound for Minneapolis from San Diego which over flew the airport by 150 miles. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
10. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

In this May 16, 2016, photo, a plane taxis toward the terminal after landing at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
9. Las Vegas McCarran International Airport. (AP Photo/John Locher)

An airline pilot talks with a crew member between flights as the sun sets at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, N.C., Friday Jan. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
8. Charlotte Douglas International Airport. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

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7. Philadelphia International Airport. (Alejandro A. Alvarez/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

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6. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

This Friday, May 2, 2014 photo shows the Honolulu International Airport in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
5. Honolulu International Airport. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

The Salt Lake City International Airport is shown Friday, July 18, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Construction has begun on a $1.8 billion project to remake terminals at Salt Lake City International Airport. The new design will trade in the hub's three terminals for one big terminal.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
4. Salt Lake City International Airport. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

In this Friday, May 13, 2016, photo, the perimeter of San Diego International Airport shows part of its security consisting of multiple fences with a combination of razor wire and barbed wire. An Associated Press investigation has documented perimeter breaches at many of the busiest airports in the U.S. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
3. San Diego International Airport (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

FILE - In this July 13, 2014, file photo, a plane lands at Portland International Airport in Portland, Ore. Portland International Airport had a record four perimeter fence breaches in 2015, including one instance in which a person scrambled over the fence to avoid being hit by gang gunfire. In three other 2015 breaches, people crashed their cars into the fence; in June, after driving through a fence, the driver and passenger fled and were later arrested. Last year saw a big jump in security breaches at Portland, which has five others going back to 2004. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
2. Portland (Oregon) International Airport (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

A jet takes off from Sky Harbor International Airport, Friday, June 28, 2013 in Phoenix. Airlines are monitoring the soaring temperatures to make sure it's safe to fly as excessive heat engulfs much of the Desert Southwest. The heat presented problems for airlines because extreme temperatures make it difficult for smaller planes to lift off. When the air gets so hot, it becomes less dense, almost replicating thin mountain air, requiring longer runways and less fuel in the tanks to assist with takeoff. Officials said big jetliners function fine in the heat, but smaller regional carriers may have delays because of the weather.  (AP Photo/Matt York)
1. Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix (AP Photo/Matt York)

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The Minneapolis skyline rises through the rain as an arriving Northwest Airlines jet taxis at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Friday, Oct. 23, 2009. Investigators are looking into a Northwest flight bound for Minneapolis from San Diego which over flew the airport by 150 miles. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
In this May 16, 2016, photo, a plane taxis toward the terminal after landing at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
An airline pilot talks with a crew member between flights as the sun sets at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, N.C., Friday Jan. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
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JetBlue Airways
This Friday, May 2, 2014 photo shows the Honolulu International Airport in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
The Salt Lake City International Airport is shown Friday, July 18, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Construction has begun on a $1.8 billion project to remake terminals at Salt Lake City International Airport. The new design will trade in the hub's three terminals for one big terminal.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
In this Friday, May 13, 2016, photo, the perimeter of San Diego International Airport shows part of its security consisting of multiple fences with a combination of razor wire and barbed wire. An Associated Press investigation has documented perimeter breaches at many of the busiest airports in the U.S. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
FILE - In this July 13, 2014, file photo, a plane lands at Portland International Airport in Portland, Ore. Portland International Airport had a record four perimeter fence breaches in 2015, including one instance in which a person scrambled over the fence to avoid being hit by gang gunfire. In three other 2015 breaches, people crashed their cars into the fence; in June, after driving through a fence, the driver and passenger fled and were later arrested. Last year saw a big jump in security breaches at Portland, which has five others going back to 2004. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
A jet takes off from Sky Harbor International Airport, Friday, June 28, 2013 in Phoenix. Airlines are monitoring the soaring temperatures to make sure it's safe to fly as excessive heat engulfs much of the Desert Southwest. The heat presented problems for airlines because extreme temperatures make it difficult for smaller planes to lift off. When the air gets so hot, it becomes less dense, almost replicating thin mountain air, requiring longer runways and less fuel in the tanks to assist with takeoff. Officials said big jetliners function fine in the heat, but smaller regional carriers may have delays because of the weather.  (AP Photo/Matt York)

WASHINGTON — The area’s airports fare from middling to worse in a recent ranking of the nation’s 30 busiest.

Reagan National Airport came in at No. 13, while BWI/Marshall ranked No. 14 and Dulles only managed No. 24, on the list of the 30 busiest U.S. airports by the travel site The Points Guy.

The site ranked the airports on timeliness (flight delays and cancellations, as well as average security-line waits), accessibility (the time it takes to get to and from the airport, both by driving and public transport) and amenities (the number of restaurants and lounges, as well as parking and Wi-Fi fees), using a combination of data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Google Maps and J.D. Power.

The Phoenix Sky Harbor ranked No. 1, followed by Portland (Oregon) International and San Diego International.

Three New York City-area airports made up the entire bottom three: Newark Liberty International, JFK International and, on the very bottom, LaGuardia Airport.

The only D.C.-area airport to get a nod from The Points Guy in any particular category was Dulles, despite its low overall ranking, which was cited for its “staggering number of airline lounges for an airport of its size.” They fare poorly on the probability of flight cancellations, though.

The full list:

  1. Phoenix Sky Harbor International (Arizona; PHX)
  2. Portland International (Oregon; PDX)
  3. San Diego International (California; SAN)
  4. Salt Lake City International (Utah; SLC)
  5. Honolulu International (Hawaii; HNL)
  6. Seattle-Tacoma International (Washington; SEA)
  7. Philadelphia International (Pennsylvania; PHL)
  8. Charlotte Douglas International (North Carolina; CLT)
  9. Las Vegas McCarran International (Nevada; LAS)
  10. Minneapolis-St. Paul International (Minnesota; MSP)
  11. Tampa International (Florida; TPA)
  12. San Francisco International (California; SFO)
  13. Washington Reagan National (Virginia; DCA)
  14. Baltimore-Washington International (Maryland; BWI)
  15. Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (Florida; FLL)
  16. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (Georgia; ATL)
  17. Chicago Midway International (Illinois; MDW)
  18. Boston Logan International (Massachusetts; BOS)
  19. Dallas/Fort Worth International (Texas; DFW)
  20. Miami International (Florida; MIA)
  21. Houston George Bush Intercontinental (Texas; IAH)
  22. Los Angeles International (California; LAX)
  23. Denver International (Colorado; DEN)
  24. Washington Dulles International (Virginia; IAD)
  25. Orlando International (Florida; MCO)
  26. Detroit Metro (Michigan; DTW)
  27. Chicago O’Hare International (Illinois; ORD)
  28. Newark Liberty International (New Jersey; EWR)
  29. John F. Kennedy International (New York; JFK)
  30. LaGuardia (New York; LGA)

Rick Massimo

Rick Massimo came to WTOP, and to Washington, in 2013 after having lived in Providence, R.I., since he was a child. He's the author of "A Walking Tour of the Georgetown Set" and "I Got a Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival."

This content was republished with permission from CNN.

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