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Airport expects to be busy this Masters



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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