Airfares remain lowest in region as CVG breaks local passenger records

ERLANGER, Ky. — The U.S. Department of Transportation released its average airfare ranking report for first quarter 2019, and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) once again has the lowest airfares in the region. Among the top 100 U.S. domestic airports, CVG ranked 63rd. The CVG average fare of $347 made CVG the only airport in the region to have lower airfare than the national average of $353.

Below is a summary of the CVG report:

  • CVG average fare ($347) ranked #63 in Q1 2019
  • Regional comparisons:
    • CVG ranked #63 – average fare $347
    • Columbus (CMH) ranked #54 – average fare $358
    • Indianapolis (IND) ranked #45 – average fare $365
    • Louisville (SDF) ranked #36 – average fare $381
    • Lexington (LEX) ranked #11 – average fare $419
    • Dayton (DAY) ranked #6 – average fare $428

CVG is serving more local passengers than ever before in its 72-year history. The airport set several local passenger records in the first six months of 2019, establishing a new all-time record for local passengers in June (426,246).

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