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Knoxville airfares no longer among highest

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Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport is no longer ranked among the most expensive airports in the
 country, the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority said today.

In the first quarter, airfares at McGhee Tyson Airport dropped an average of 9.5 percent, according to the latest federal statistics.

That was the largest decrease in average fares among the top 100 airports nationwide, according the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

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