Nonstop flights to Denver coming to Charleston airport in March

Nonstop flights to Denver coming to Charleston airport in March
Southwest Airlines will soon offer nonstop service from Charleston International Airport to Denver International Airport. (Source: Southwest, CNN)

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Southwest Airlines will soon offer nonstop service from Charleston International Airport to Denver International Airport.

The service will begin on March 11.

“We are thrilled with the opportunity to start this daily service to Denver,” Charleston County Aviation Authority CEO Elliott Summey said. “This outstanding news for our industry and community continues an impressive run of significant air service announcements in recent months. As we navigate our pandemic recovery, we are encouraged by these votes of confidence in the strength, potential, and desirability of the Charleston market.”

The daily service will follow this schedule:

  • Depart Charleston at 5:15 p.m., Arrive in Denver at 7:35 p.m.
  • Depart Denver at 6:15 p.m., Arrive in Charleston at 11:30 p.m.

“This time-saving trip links two places where the great outdoors and Southern Hospitality are proving popular as leisure travel rebounds,” Southwest Airlines Vice President of Network Planning Adam Decaire said.

Plans for the the route were first announced in 2015.

Copyright 2021 WCSC. All rights reserved.