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Thursday, August 3, 2023 at 12:49 PM - For Immediate Release

SMF Announces Nonstop Service to Orlando

Sacramento, CA - Sacramento International Airport (SMF) is delighted to announce the introduction of nonstop service to Orlando International Airport (MCO) through a partnership with Southwest Airlines. This exciting new route will offer direct flights every Saturday, starting from March 9, 2024, providing travelers with convenient access to the enchanting city of Orlando, Florida.

"We are thrilled to once again unveil this nonstop service from Sacramento to Orlando," stated Cindy Nichol, Director of Sacramento County Department of Airports. "Return of this route not only connects our community directly to one of Florida's most captivating destinations but also opens up a gateway for exploring various attractions in the Sunshine State, including the world-renowned theme parks, pristine beaches, and cultural treasures."

MCO serves as the gateway to a myriad of unforgettable experiences for travelers. Whether it's exploring the magical realms of Walt Disney World Resort, embarking on thrilling adventures at Universal Studios Florida, or immersing oneself in the vibrant nightlife and cultural scene, Orlando has something for everyone.

Furthermore, with MCO’s status as a major transportation hub, travelers can easily connect to various domestic and international destinations, including Latin America and the Caribbean, making it an ideal starting point for those looking to explore beyond the borders of the United States.

Travelers seeking to secure their seats on these nonstop flights to Orlando can visit the Southwest Airlines website at or contact their preferred travel agents. Sacramento International Airport and Southwest Airlines eagerly anticipate welcoming travelers aboard this new route and invite them to embark on unforgettable adventures in the magical city of Orlando.

The Sacramento County Department of Airports is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. Sacramento International Airport offers more than 155 daily nonstop flights on 12 domestic and international carriers to 36 destinations. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County Department of Airports is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit