Anyone who has traveled to the extremely busy Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta knows delays are part of most travelers' experience there.
However the opening of a long-planned fifth runway could cut travel delays in half
The $1.284 billion runway will open for commercial flights on May 27th.
The federal aviation administration intends for other airports around the country to improve just as Atlanta’s airport has.
Hartsfield-Jackson is the world's busiest airport in terms of passengers and operations.
Airport officials say it's also the airport with the most delays.
Department of Transportation secretary Norman Mineta announced a plan Tuesday to combat air congesting and travel delays.