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Thursday, July 23, 2020

DOT Report: CVG continues to have lowest airfares in the region

According to latest DOT data, CVG ranks #78 of 100 top U.S. airports

CVG continues to have the lowest airfares in the region per DOT report.
(Img: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Facebook)

This week, the U.S. Department of Transportation released its average airfare ranking report for the first quarter of 2020. The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) was shown to have the lowest airfares in the Tri-state region.

Among the top 100 U.S. domestic airports, CVG ranked #78 with an average fare of $316. Average airfares at CVG were below the national average of $336. 

Regional comparisons:

CVG ranked #78 – average fare $316
Indianapolis (IND) ranked #61 – average fare $333
Columbus (CMH) ranked #52 – average fare $350
Louisville (SDF) ranked #31 – average fare $370
Dayton (DAY) ranked #3 – average fare $430

CVG’s average airfare for the first quarter of 2020 decreased by seven percent compared to the first quarter of 2019. In 2019, CVG served more than 9.1 million passengers.

“CVG’s latest airfare ranking reflects this community’s support of airline options and low fares,” said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer of CVG. “As our community returns to flying again, CVG and our airline partners are educating travelers on what to expect throughout their journey and how to fly healthy.”

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