State airfares top U.S. average

Airports say hands tied, prices based on what market bears

Posted: January 28, 2018 at 1:50 a.m.

Travelers check in for a flight at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams field on Wednesday. The average price of a flight from Little Rock in 2017 was $445.35.

The average price for an airline ticket in the United States has fallen to $335.35, but airfares at Arkansas' two main commercial service airports aren't following suit.

Shea Guthrie of Grand Rapids, Mich., checks in for her flight home Thursday at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Highfill. The average price of a...

Graphs showing airfare in Arkansas

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