Green Airport has gained a new connection to Denver and to points further west.
Southwest Airlines began daily non-stop service with a flight departing at 1:55 p.m. on Sunday. This is the first non-stop service to Denver in the airport’s history.
The departing flight leaves Green at 1:55 p.m., arriving in Denver at 4:30 p.m. (local time). The arriving flight leaves Denver at 4:35 p.m., returning to Green at 10:20 p.m. (local time). For more information and to purchase tickets, visit southwest.com.
Rode Island Airport Corporation CEO Kevin Dillon said yesterday that he thought in originating the service, Southwest is looking to extending its connections to the West Coast.
He said that airline representatives told him they were “pleased” with the advance bookings for the Denver, as well as the Fort Meyers service. Dillon said the Fort Meyers service is slated to start Feb. 12.