Phone Map
Book a Flight

Book a Flight

A Better Way to Go
Round Trip
Please choose:
Akron Canton Airport Cak Control Tower And Runway

CAK: #1 in Low Fares

Posted on April 08, 2011 12:00 am by in Airlines

Nate Silver, a consumer reporter with the New York Times, recently analyzed airfares to determine which airports are really economical.  This type of analysis is routinely done by the US Department of Transportation and they issue a quarterly report based on their 10 percent sample.

Nate's study though, was a deep dive into what really makes an airport more affordable.  He used the standard US Department of Transportation 10 percent sample (based on coach seats only) plus factored in distance and demand by market.  He looked at big, medium and small airports. Expensive and cheap. After all that he determined which airports offered "fair vs. unfair" pricing levels. 

This is especially interesting to me because so many airports claim they have low fares. You see it on every airport billboard across America. At CAK our brand is built on low prices plus an exceptional customer experience. It's what makes us a better way to go.

Yet again, this study reaffirms our brand and more importantly our value to the community and region. CAK was listed as one of the top 10 most competitively priced midsized airports in the nation.  Our average fare is $40 less than the "fair fare," thanks to the commanding presence of AirTran Airways and Frontier Airlines at our airport.

Of course, this doesn't mean that you will always find a lower fare at CAK but our average fare is $100 less than Cleveland Hopkins and $60 less than Pittsburgh.  So be sure to check CAK every time you fly. If you like saving money, you'll be glad you did.


Leave a comment


Sign up for our newsletter for airfare deals and CAK announcements.


Tell us what you think!

Which vacation activity is your favorite?

Pier fishing

Visiting theme parks

Living like a local

Lighthouse gazing


View past polls

CAK Social

facebook twitter instagram
Our runways are clean and clear, thanks to our snow removal team! ❄️✈️🚜 #betterwaytogo #cakairport #snowhio #winterwonderland

27 minutes ago via Instagram

Our runways are clean and clear, thanks to our snow removal team! ❄️✈️🚜 #betterwaytogo #cakairport #snowhio #winterwonderland


Your next adventure is out there.

Don’t miss it. Sign up now for airfare deals and CAK Connections.

No, thanks. I don't like to save money on airfare.