Affordability Report ranks CLE 8th

July 29, 2015

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Cleveland, July 28th, 2015 – has released their annual Airport Affordability Report last week. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) jumped from 66th on the list in last year’s report to the number 8 spot this year.

“In the past, CLE was not thought of as an affordable option for Cleveland area residents.  But we’ve added 3 new low cost and ultra-low cost airlines here at CLE since last year,” said Airport Director Ricky Smith. “The additional service has increased competition with the passengers benefitting the most.  Now we can say we’re the most affordable airport in Northern Ohio.”

According to, for their annual index, they look at average airfares travelers found on their site during the month of June to a mix of popular domestic and international destinations and use the data to rank the 101 airports on the list.

According to the report, the average airfare out of CLE is $278.