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Report ranks best and worst airports for summer delays


With Memorial Day approaching, a report was just released to rank airports for summer delays. stated Newark Liberty International Airport is the worst for delays during the summer months. It has a 64.5 percent on-time arrival rate since 2005.

It is followed by LaGuardia (New York), John F. Kennedy (New York), San Francisco and Boston.

Honolulu International Airport is considered the best airport when it comes to summer delays. Its on-time arrival rate since 2005 is 87.7 percent.

Salt Lake City, Phoenix, Orange County and San Jose round out the top five.

The study found 38 percent of the top 50 airports have more delays in the summer than in winter.

The report also noted June is the worst month for summer delays, with 66 percent of the 50 busiest airport experiencing more frequent delays than in July or August.

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