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These airports have the best connectivity for your summer trip

Phoenix Sky Harbor scored consistently high in Ookla’s speed tests.
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Your European vacation or brat summer could be loading a lot faster if you’re traveling through one of these airports.

According to internet speed analysis firm Ookla’s latest rankings, one of these seven airports would be ideal for downloading the latest season of Bridgerton for the plane:

  • San Francisco International Airport
  • Newark Liberty International Airport
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
  • Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
  • Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas.

When Ookla ran speed tests at each location, the airports showed median 100+ Mbps wi-fi download speeds, the company said. That’s powerful enough to handle most online activities.

Need to upload your travel vlog to YouTube or post that Facebook vacation-photo dump while you’re at it? You’re in luck. All of these airports, with the exception of Harry Reid, also offer the fastest wi-fi upload speeds, according to Ookla.

If you’re eschewing wi-fi and using a mobile connection, you’ll likely have the best experience at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport—or in China. Aside from Arizona, Ookla reported that Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar, and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in China boasted the best mobile download speeds. Further, “eight of the 10 airports with the fastest mobile upload speeds were in China.”

Hey, Siri: How much are round-trip flights to Shanghai?

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