What are the most expensive cities to fly out of?
The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a report Tuesday comparing fares at 100 airports in the United States.
The most expensive? Huntsville International Airport in Huntsville, Alabama
The least expensive? Long Beach Airport in Long Beach, Calif.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s analysis ranked airports based on the average round-trip ticket fares, including additional taxes and fees for destinations within the United States.
As for my native city of San Francisco ranked #15. San Jose ranked #84 and Oakland came in at #94.
100 U.S. Airports (ranked by fares*)

 

Rank Airport 2013 2000-2013 2012-2013
1. Huntsville, AL $528 -15.0% -4.4%
2. Cincinnati, OH $510 -18.3% -3.0%
3. Washington Dulles $506 -22.8% 0.5%
4. Newark-Liberty, NJ $499 -18.6% 1.1%
5. Houston Bush, TX $498 -8.2% -2.4%
6. Fayetteville, AR $485 -11.7% -7.4%
7. Savannah, GA $481 10.8% 0.0%
8. Madison, WI $479 -10.7% 0.2%
9. Cleveland, OH $459 -1.9% -0.6%
10. Pensacola, FL $452 -18.7% 3.7%
11. Colorado Springs, CO $441 -19.9% 15.6%
12. Grand Rapids, MI $435 -17.9% -6.0%
13. New York JFK, NY $435 -26.7% 5.7%
14. Memphis, TN $434 -13.9% -10.8%
15. San Francisco, CA $434 -29.0% 0.8%
16. Jackson, MS $433 -1.0% 1.9%
17. Albany, NY $433 0.3% 3.6%
18. Detroit, MI $425 -7.2% 3.1%
19. Tulsa, OK $424 4.8% -2.9%
20. Greensboro/High Point, NC $423 -9.2% 1.5%
21. Birmingham, AL $421 2.6% 6.7%
22. Midland/Odessa, TX $421 43.1% 4.1%
23. Harrisburg, PA $420 -30.8% -7.3%
24. Richmond, VA $420 -31.7% 0.4%
25. Los Angeles, CA $415 -13.5% -0.3%
26. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN $415 -20.9% -3.3%
27. White Plains, NY $414 -43.9% 4.6%
28. Salt Lake City, UT $413 6.2% 3.5%
29. Syracuse, NY $413 -18.9% 0.4%
30. Philadelphia, PA $411 -25.9% 4.7%
31. Chicago O’Hare, IL $411 -24.5% 4.0%
32. Dallas-Fort Worth, TX $410 -31.6% -0.8%
33. Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA $407 -21.4% 1.9%
34. Charlotte, NC $406 -38.9% 0.5%
35. Burlington, VT $404 -20.2% -5.0%
36. Knoxville TN $403 -28.3% -14.3%
37. Fresno, CA $400 -22.6% -1.8%
38. Oklahoma City, OK $400 -2.3% -2.7%
39. Atlanta, GA $399 -15.9% 9.0%
40. Charleston, SC $397 -31.3% -6.6%
41. Columbus, OH $395 -5.8% 5.6%
42. Little Rock, AR $394 -1.1% 0.9%
43. Boise, ID $393 9.5% -0.5%
44. San Antonio, TX $393 -3.7% 1.5%
45. Pittsburgh, PA $392 -30.6% 6.7%
46. New York LaGuardia, NY $390 -16.9% 8.4%
47. Portland, ME $389 -33.6% -1.6%
48. Louisville, KY $389 0.8% -0.1%
49. Indianapolis, IN $388 -6.2% 1.8%
50. Wichita, KS $388 -30.9% -4.2%
51. Austin, TX $387 -17.5% -2.0%
52. Tucson, AZ $387 0.8% 4.1%
53. Washington Reagan National $386 -17.9% 2.9%
54. Miami, FL $386 -21.1% 6.8%
55. El Paso, TX $384 11.2% 0.2%
56. Seattle/Tacoma, WA $383 -17.1% -3.4%
57. Hartford, CT $382 -16.1% -6.5%
U.S. Average $381 -16.3% 0.3%
58. Jacksonville, FL $381 -0.1% 3.2%
59. Boston, MA $377 -30.5% -0.2%
60. Omaha, NE $375 -9.3% -0.3%
61. Raleigh/Durham, NC $372 -7.3% 5.1%
62. Des Moines, IA $372 -29.7% -5.3%
63. Greenville/Spartanburg, SC $372 -42.3% -7.0%
64. Dayton, OH $371 -18.1% 1.0%
65. Cedar Rapids, IA $370 -35.0% -16.5%
66. San Diego, CA $370 -9.5% 0.6%
67. Sacramento, CA $370 3.5% 3.8%
68. Santa Ana (Orange County), CA $369 -24.7% -0.6%
69. Spokane, WA $369 9.5% -0.9%
70. Nashville, TN $364 -7.6% -2.2%
71. Kansas City, MO $363 -3.4% 1.9%
72. Rochester, NY $362 -22.0% 5.2%
73. St. Louis, MO $360 -23.6% 2.2%
74. Portland, OR $358 -15.4% -3.6%
75. New Orleans, LA $356 -1.9% -3.0%
76. Albuquerque, NM $354 -2.2% -2.5%
77. Phoenix, AZ $348 -3.2% 2.8%
78. Manchester, NH $347 -19.8% -6.3%
79. Reno, NV $347 17.2% 4.4%
80. Milwaukee, WI $343 -29.4% 1.8%
81. Houston Hobby, TX $339 15.6% -0.4%
82. Providence, RI $339 -17.6% -6.8%
83. West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL $338 -19.8% 6.9%
84. San Jose, CA $338 -19.9% -2.9%
85. Ontario/San Bernardino, CA $335 -1.8% -2.4%
86. Akron/Canton, OH $334 -14.3% 2.5%
87. Baltimore, MD $328 -11.6% 1.5%
88. Tampa, FL $328 -11.2% 4.5%
89. Denver, CO $328 -41.5% 0.6%
90. Buffalo/Niagara, NY $327 -5.8% 3.0%
91. Ft. Myers, FL $326 -17.7% 7.2%
92. Chicago Midway, Il $320 8.3% 3.7%
93. Islip, NY $312 0.0% -3.9%
94. Oakland, CA $304 -6.6% 0.4%
95. Orlando, FL $303 -17.5% 8.3%
96. Dallas Love, TX $291 9.9% 1.2%
97. Ft. Lauderdale, FL $289 -15.0% 6.5%
98. Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena, CA $281 11.7% -1.6%
99. Las Vegas, NV $255 -15.7% -6.3%
100. Long Beach, CA $249 -38.2% 4.8%

*Fares, fourth-quarter, 2013
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation

 

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