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Salt Lake City Int'l Airport among most costly to depart

Salt Lake City International Airport
Posted at 4:46 PM, Jun 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-08 19:30:25-04

SALT LAKE CITY — It's a good thing Utah has so much to offer, because leaving can be a wallet-crushing experience.

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A new report released this month spotlights Salt Lake City International Airport as one of the most-expensive to fly from in the U.S.

According to Finance Buzz, the average airfare for passengers departing the new SLC Airport is $329.56; fourth highest in the country.

The survey was compiled by calculating average fares based on 2020 domestic itineraries.

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While ranking just 24th in overall passenger volume among the 45 U.S. airports in the survey, Salt Lake City Int'l Airport trailed just JFK, San Francisco Int'l and Charlotte/Douglas Int'l when it came to the highest average airfares.

On the flip side, with an average airfare of just $209.95, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas was ranked the cheapest to depart from, followed by Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood and Orlando International.