Survey: Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport ranked third for best on-time summer flights

PHOENIX - A new survey by ranked Phoenix Sky Harbor third overall on a list of best airports for on-time summer travel.

Sky Harbor's average on-time percentage over a span of 10 summers was 81.5%, following Honolulu's 87.7% and Salt Lake City's 84.9%.

The study also found that Phoenix's highest amount of timely arrivals occurs in August, with 83% of flights arriving on-time. June was ranked the worst month for summer delays, with 66% of the top 50 airports showing frequent delays.

Minneapolis and Chicago-Midway were ranked ninth and tenth most on-time, respectively, making them the most reliable airports in the Midwest.

Newark-Liberty, New York-La Guardia, New York-Kennedy, San Francisco and Boston were ranked the top 5 worst airports for on-time summer travel.

The averages were calculated based on data spanning from summer 2005 to summer 2014.

For more information and tips on how to make the most of your summer travels, check out the full survey on

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