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The Best US Airports for Cheap International Flights

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    Jonathan Chum


If you're looking to fly out of the United States, you might have a few options. Some cities are better than others when it comes to flying internationally. If you're looking for cheap flights or just want to get away from it all, we've put together a list of our favorite airports for international travel.

These are the airports where you can find the best flight deals to international destinations

The best US airports for cheap international flights are the ones that are hubs for major airlines and have the most flights to international destinations. When you're looking for a good deal on an airfare, you want to pick an airport where your airline has a hub. That way, if you're traveling from New York City (JFK), Chicago (ORD), Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) or Miami International Airport (MIA), you'll have more options when it comes to finding cheap tickets on other airlines. Plus, these airports have direct connections with many major cities in Europe and Asia so your flight is sure to be cheaper if it's leaving from one of these locations instead of flying directly into London or Paris!

New York/Newark

Newark Liberty International Airport is the third-busiest airport in the United States, so it's no surprise that it makes our list. Located 15 miles from New York City, Newark Liberty has direct flights to more than 100 destinations around the world. It's a hub for United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Delta Air Lines---a great choice if you're looking for cheap international flights from an American airport with many options to choose from.

The best thing about Newark Liberty? You'll pay less on average than other major airports in this country thanks to its low taxes and fees.

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Atlanta is the southern hub of Delta Airlines and American Airlines, so you can take advantage of a variety of cheap flights to Europe and Asia. The airport has many discount airlines as well as major carriers, so you'll have no problem finding a deal on your way to or from Europe or Asia.

American Airlines operates out of this airport, so if you're flying with them expect to land here unless you're flying from Los Angeles or Miami. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is one of the largest airports in the world with 61 million passengers passing through it each year!

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San Francisco

If you're looking to fly internationally from a US airport, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is the best place to go. It's the largest airport in Northern California and the fifth busiest airport in the United States. SFO has been named "Best Airport" by Conde Nast Traveler readers multiple years running, thanks to its cleanliness, efficient security lines, and variety of amenities---even including beach chairs on its seventh-floor terrace!

The airport also has easy access to public transit options like BART trains into San Francisco or buses that can take passengers straight downtown. There are plenty of dining options as well at SFO with restaurants open until 10 pm every day except Sunday when they close at 9 pm.

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Dallas-Fort Worth

As a major hub for American Airlines, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is popular with passengers looking to fly on domestic flights. It is also one of the largest airports in the world, serving over 50 million travelers each year.

DFW is also a major hub for Delta Air Lines, which has its headquarters nearby. As an international hub for both airlines, you can expect cheap airfare deals from DFW.

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Miami is a major gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, with flights to many of its top destinations. Miami International Airport is a hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines; these airlines serve hundreds of cities in their networks, including many that are not served by other carriers. You can use Google Flights to find cheap flights from Miami to other parts of the US---and if you're flying Spirit or Frontier, you'll also get cheap fares on these airlines' routes around the country.

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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is the primary airport of the Seattle metropolitan area, and is the largest gateway to Alaska and Asia in the United States. The airport is about 20 miles south of downtown Seattle, and sits on Puget Sound. It's a major hub for Alaska Airlines and was recently ranked as America's best-run airport by Condé Nast Traveler.

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Houston Intercontinental

Houston is one of the best places in America to live, work and visit. The city has a ton of attractions for tourists and residents alike. For example, you can visit NASA's Johnson Space Center, which features exhibits about the history of space travel; or you can visit the Museum District and learn about Texas history at various museums such as the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum or Holocaust Museum Houston. If you want to explore nature while in Houston, head over to Galveston Island where you can take a ferry ride across the bay or go on guided tours through wetlands that surround Galveston Island.

Houston is also known as an international hub with flights all over the world leaving from its two main airports: George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Hobby Airport (HOU). IAH offers direct flights from both domestic hubs like New York City (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX) as well as international ones like London Heathrow Airport in England or Schiphol International Airport near Amsterdam in The Netherlands

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Chicago O'Hare

Located in Chicago, Illinois and serving as a major hub for United Airlines, O'Hare International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. It ranks second behind Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport for total number of operations and third for total number of flights according to Airports Council International (ACI). Additionally, it has a massive amount of traffic with over 600 destinations served by over 250 airlines.

It has three runways and two terminals which are connected by an underground train system. The airport offers travelers dining options from popular chains such as McDonald's and Dunkin' Donuts as well as several smaller restaurants including ethnic cuisine options such as Asian fusion at Panda Express or Italian dishes at Maggiano's Little Italy.

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Los Angeles International

Los Angeles International Airport is the third-busiest airport in the world and a major international gateway to the United States. It is located in Los Angeles, California, and serves as an airport for domestic flights within the United States and international flights from other countries.

LAX is one of the top 30 busiest airports in the world. It's also one of only four airports with direct service to all six continents (the others being London Heathrow Airport, Dubai International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport).

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Boston Logan International Airport

Boston Logan International Airport is the primary airport for the Greater Boston area. It serves as a focus city for JetBlue and Southwest Airlines and is also home to Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Icelandair, Spirit Airlines and United Express.

The airport has been named one of the top 10 airports in the United States by Conde Nast Traveler readers on several occasions. It was also ranked No. 1 in North America in TripAdvisor's 2017 Travellers' Choice Awards for Best U.S., Canada & Caribbean Airports; it ranked No. 2 among global airports behind Singapore Changi Airport (Singapore).

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Washington Dulles International Airport

Washington Dulles International Airport is located in Dulles, Virginia. It's the busiest international airport in the United States and is home to many airlines including American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines.

Washington Dulles International Airport is easily accessible from both Washington D.C and Baltimore, Maryland via a quick ride on one of their shuttle buses or by train. The airport offers free parking for those who want to drive themselves (up until an hour past the departure time).

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We hope you found this article helpful and informative. The next time you're planning a trip to another country, consider visiting one of these airports first. With so many international destinations and cheap flights available at each one, there's no reason not to try out some new places while saving money at the same time!