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Most pet friendly airports in the United States

A New York airport has been named the most pet-friendly airport in the United States.

The John F. Kennedy International Airport has topped Upgraded Points' poll of the best airports for passengers travelling with pets across America, with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport coming in second place and Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona in third.

JFK International Airport has a 4,000 square foot outdoor patio, with seating for up to 50 people, in Terminal 5 whilst there is a pet relief area located in Terminal 8, which gives pets a chance to mooch around the 1,000-square-foot patch of natural grass before or after their flights.

In Hartsfield-Jackson airport, there is a pet relief area in the arrivals of the International Terminal as well as a 1,000-square-foot dog park before security.

Meanwhile, the Phoenix-based airport is well catered to passengers with pets. There are no less than nine areas for pets, three of which are available to passengers post-security whilst Los Angeles International Airport also popular with pet owners because of its eight animal-relief stations.

Elsewhere in the top 10 is Minneapolis St.Paul International Airport, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Denver International Airport and Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport.

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