Southwest Airlines Joins Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport
An exciting and affordable flight option is joining the Destin/Fort Walton Beach area. The Okaloosa Board of County Commissioners announced the airline carrier Southwest Airlines is set to begin flights out of the Destin-Fort Walton Beach airport beginning May 2021.
“We’re bringing additional access to the beaches of Northwest Florida just as winter-weary families begin to dream of warm summer escapes in wide-open places,” said Andrew Watterson, Southwest Airlines Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer. “Our arrival in these communities with daily service also ushers a new flexibility and everyday affordability for local travelers flying Southwest for fun, family, or work.” (Okaloosa Board of County Commissioners news release)
New routes will begin operating on May 6th and include:
- Nashville, TN
- Dallas, TX
- Baltimore, MD
- Chicago, IL