Nov 20, 2023 - News

Arkansas gas prices dip below $3 going into Thanksgiving

Data: GasBuddy; Chart: Axios Visuals

Queue up the podcasts, check the tires and grab a large coffee.

What's happening: AAA estimates 55.4 million people will travel 50 miles or more between Wednesday and Sunday, and 44.9 million of those will get there by auto.

The latest: The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in the Natural State is $2.94, down more than 2.5% from this time last year and down 50 cents since August.

  • Neighboring states Louisiana, Tennessee and Oklahoma are close to the same price.
  • Texas has the lowest average neighbor price of $2.81 and Mississippi is $2.82. Missouri has the highest at $3.03, according to GasBuddy.

The bottom line: The national average is $3.36, down more than 5% from last year.

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