Memorial Day Air Travel Forecast

Patrick Surry - May. 19, 2016

More than 104,000 domestic flights, with 11.5M available seats, are scheduled for the Thursday through Monday of the Memorial Day weekend. Thursday and Friday are the busiest travel days, together accounting for 45% of the total volume.

Largely thanks to cheaper jet fuel, domestic flight prices are down about 8% on last year, and 20% on two years ago. Jet fuel is currently selling for about $1.16/gallon, vs $1.86 last year and $2.85 in May 2014.

Looking for a cheap getaway? Here are some of the popular low cost destinations from major cities for Memorial Day weekend. All prices reflect round-trip pricing.

Cheap destinations from New York City:

City Good Deal
Fort Lauderdale $122
West Palm Beach $180
Charlotte $185
Chicago $187
Syracuse $195
Durham $195
Jacksonville $202
Boston $202
Buffalo $204
Myrtle Beach $209

Cheap destinations from Chicago:

CityGood Deal
Minneapolis$54
Durham$91
Charlotte$92
Indianapolis$103
Atlanta$111
Denver$115
Dallas$116
Boston$124
Nashville$128
Baltimore$131

Cheap destinations from Miami:

City Good Deal
Tampa $90
Orlando $90
Atlanta $120
Philadelphia $140
New York City $154
Baltimore $160
Pittsburgh $160
Las Vegas $160
Washington D.C. $170
Durham $170

Cheap destinations from Atlanta:

City Good Deal
Durham $90
Orlando $90
Milwaukee $103
Tampa $110
San Antonio $120
New Orleans $120
Kansas City $130
Atlantic City $130
Cincinnati $130
Philadelphia $130

Cheap destinations from Dallas:

CityGood Deal
Las Vegas$108
Minneapolis$111
Phoenix$114
Chicago$121
Baltimore$134
New Orleans$139
Atlanta$141
Austin$149
Milwaukee$151
Denver$152

Cheap destinations from Boston:

City Good Deal
Baltimore $120
Detroit $130
Bennington $160
Durham $163
Chicago $166
Minneapolis $170
Dallas $173
Tampa $174
Richmond $176
Buffalo $180

Cheap destinations from Denver:

City Good Deal
Salt Lake City $100
Minneapolis $100
Phoenix $100
Las Vegas $100
Dallas $109
San Francisco $140
Milwaukee $140
Omaha $140
Los Angeles $150
Missoula $150

Cheap destinations from Seattle:

CityGood Deal
Los Angeles$120
Orange County$140
Las Vegas$150
Oakland$170
San Jose$170
San Francisco$170
Spokane$174
Sacramento$180
Denver$190
Burbank$190

Cheap destinations from Los Angeles:

CityGood Deal
Las Vegas$80
Phoenix$80
Oakland$90
Monterey$122
San Francisco$134
Seattle$140
Tucson$142
Dallas$145
Sacramento$160
Denver$160

Cheap destinations from San Francisco:

CityGood Deal
Los Angeles$134
San Diego$150
Long Beach$160
Orange County$170
Denver$170
Seattle$180
Portland$185
Salt Lake City$190
Palm Springs$190
Spokane$193

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