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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 12:36pm
EL PASO- Texas ranked twice in a top 20 list of the most expensive airports in the U.S.
In 2012, more people took to the skies for air travel. It was one of the busiest years since 2007. On the opposite end of that news, jet fuel prices and additional airline baggage fees also increased.
A study done by an online travel website determined the most expensive U.S. airport. That study used domestic round trip airfares to determine the rankings. The average air fare was $384.81. Texas had two listings in the top 5 alone. Topping the list of 20 airports was Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The average fare in 2012 was $517.50 (according to Let's Fly Cheaper). Coming in at number 4 was Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Fares there cost $449.40.
The top three airports listed; Houston, Washington and Newark were all listed as United Airlines hubs.