Bradley International Airport Recognized with Condé Nast Traveler’s 2023 Readers’ Choice Award “Top 10 Best Airport in the U.S.”

The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) is pleased to announce that Condé Nast Traveler today released the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, with Bradley International Airport recognized as a top-ten airport for the seventh consecutive year.
More than 520,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to offer a comprehensive look at the places they eagerly anticipate revisiting. The Readers' Choice Awards, with their unparalleled legacy as the travel industry's longest-running and most prestigious accolades, remain the ultimate symbol and acknowledgment of excellence within the travel sector. The full list of winners can be found here, with Bradley International Airport ranking number six this year.
“We are honored to once again be recognized nationally as one of the best airports in the country,” said Kevin A. Dillon, A.A.E., Executive Director of the CAA. “This award acknowledges the hard work of our entire airport community, and we are grateful to our growing and dedicated passengers for their continued support.” 
This year's recognition coincides with the airport's ongoing improvements to offer the most convenient travel experience in New England, including the commencement of construction for a major upgrade to the checked baggage screening process and passenger circulation within the main terminal.
The airport also recently opened its first Starbucks, with more retail and dining enhancements coming in the months ahead and into 2024. Among recent notable developments for passengers is the introduction of CLEAR screening, which provides expedited security screening. Additionally, the rollout of a rebranded parking product, BDL sPARK, reinforces Bradley International Airport’s commitment to offering convenient, safe, and affordable parking.
The 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at and celebrated in the November issue.  
About Bradley International Airport
Bradley International Airport (BDL) is New England’s second-largest airport. Recognized nationally by leading travel publications for its ease of travel, Bradley International Airport is ready to welcome you with new nonstops and expanded services. The award-winning airport is operated by the Connecticut Airport Authority, and its operations are entirely self-funded. The airport contributes nearly $3.6 billion to the regional economy. For more info, visit
About The Connecticut Airport Authority
The CAA was established in 2011 to develop, improve, and operate Bradley International Airport and the state’s five general aviation airports (Danielson, Groton-New London, Hartford-Brainard, Waterbury-Oxford, and Windham). The CAA Board consists of 11 members with a broad spectrum of experience in aviation-related and other industries, as well as government. The goal of the CAA is to make Connecticut’s airports more attractive to new airlines, bring in new routes, and support Connecticut’s overall economic development and growth strategy.