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Airport expects to be busy this Masters

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After two years of lessened air traffic involving the Masters' Golf Tournament, the staff at Augusta Regional Airport is gearing up for "a full-blown Masters" this April.

That's how Ken Hinkle, director of Aviation Services, described it when addressing members of the Aviation Commission’s Mast...

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  1. “Obviously, some of the markets we already have Dallas, DC, Boston, Miami.” What is she talking about? Maybe I missed something but since when could you fly from AGS direct to Boston & Miami? I knew about the daily flights to Dallas and D.C.

    I have taken the plane back non-stop to NYC during Masters Week a couple of times. It is a convenient, but costly, service. AGS by Delta to LGA this year on Monday, April 4th is $476 while only $218 from ATL.

    I remember last time we went we had just checked into the Marriott Marquis and while walking out the door onto Times Square, a group from South Africa noticed my Masters jacket and said, “hey, we are headed to the Masters too”. They all looked at me kind of strange when I told them we just left Augusta a few hours ago and will be here in NYC all week.

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