Holiday Travel Tip – Most Costly Airports To Fly Out Of 2012

Online travel website and travel experts Lets Fly Cheaper announces their result for this year’s most expensive, major U.S international airports to travel in and out of. The airports were ranked on the cost of a domestic, round trip air fare against the national average U.S domestic fare cost of $384.81. Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport was ranked as the most expensive airport to use in 2012 with an average domestic round trip fare coming in at $517.50. Washington’s Dulles International was a close second with an average, round trip fare of $504.20.

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Below is the complete list based on the national domestic round trip average of $384.81:

  1. Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport – $517.50
  2. Washing Dulles International Airport – $504.20
  3. Newark Liberty International Airport – $480.30
  4. Dallas Fort Worth International Airport – $449.40
  5. San Francisco International Airport – $425.70
  6. Los Angeles International Airport – $418.00
  7. Philadelphia International Airport – $412.50
  8. Charlotte Douglas International Airport KCLT – $410.00
  9. New York Kennedy International Airport – $405.50
  10. Chicago O’Hare International Airport – $392.50
  11. Seattle Tacoma International Airport – $391.70
  12. Boston Logan International Airport – $386.60
  13. San Diego’s Lindberg International Airport – $372.80
  14. Miami International Airport -$371.80
  15. Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport – $366.60
  16. New York’s LaGuardia International Airport – $365.80
  17. Baltimore Washington International Airport – $353.30
  18. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – $342.20
  19. Denver International Airport – $326.10
  20. Las Vegas McCarran International Airport – $281.10

Source: LetsFlyCheaper

Digging even deeper, here’s some stats on airline departures and cancellations, giving you an idea who has the best record to get where you want to go on time!

The data was taken from January of 2012 to September of 2012

  1. United Airlines – 76.49% on time: 4,594 flights cancelled
  2. Express Jet Airlines – 76.72% on time: 10,046 flights cancelled
  3. Frontier Airlines – 79.12% on time: 119 flights cancelled
  4. American Airlines – 77.86% on time: 7,152 flights cancelled
  5. JetBlue Airways – 80.41% on time: 680 flights cancelled
  6. Virgin America – 83.73% on time: 108 flights cancelled
  7. American Eagle – 81.92% on time: 7,781 flights cancelled
  8. SkyWest Airlines – 82.55% on time: 7,662 flights cancelled
  9. Southwest Airlines – 83.89% on time: 6,159 flights cancelled
  10. Mesa Airlines – 85.05% on time: 1,253 flights cancelled
  11. Delta Airlines – 86.34% on time: 2,002 flights cancelled
  12. US Airways – 86.27% on time: 1,945 flights cancelled
  13. Air Tran – 87.36% on time: 723 flights cancelled
  14. Alaska Airlines – 88.07% on time: 891 flights cancelled
  15. Hawaiian Airlines – 93.15% on time: 48 flights cancelled

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