LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Southwest Airlines is making it easier than ever to get to the beach this spring. Beginning Thursday, March 11, Southwest will commence daily service to Fort Myers (RSW) from Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF). All flights will be aboard a 143seat Boeing 737 and are currently on sale for travel through April 11, 2021. Find low fares at Southwest.com.
“Southwest proved the market by testing it during the holiday travel season. It was tremendously popular. We weren’t surprised, but we were delighted with the response, given the impact of the pandemic on travel demand. Fort Myers is one of our top destinations, so we are thrilled that Southwest will offer this convenient and affordable service this Spring,” said Dan Mann, executive director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority. “Southwest’s growth at SDF speaks to the trajectory we’re on as a market and an airport. We hope this is the first of many new flight announcements this year.”
Fort Myers is Southwest’s 12th nonstop destination from Louisville. From SDF, Southwest also flies to Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago-Midway, Dallas-Love Field, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston-Hobby, Las Vegas, Orlando, Phoenix and Tampa.
The Louisville Regional Airport Authority owns and operates the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) and Bowman Field Airport (LOU). Aviation is an economic powerhouse for the region, generating $10.4 billion in economic impact annually. Six airlines offer nonstop service to 30 nonstop destinations from Louisville. SDF is the second busiest cargo airport in North America as home of UPS Worldport, moving vaccines, products and tons of precious cargo worldwide.