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Friday, February 13, 2015 at 9:26 AM - For Immediate Release

Southwest Nonstop Service from Sacramento to Dallas Begins April 8

Southwest will begin its first-ever daily, nonstop service between Sacramento (SMF) and Dallas Love Field (DAL) on April 8, airport officials have announced.  Sacramento passengers can currently fly nonstop into Dallas via Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport. The new route offers an alternative airport that gives travelers easy access to the city of Dallas, as Love Field is located just six miles from downtown Dallas.

“We’re very happy that Southwest is offering nonstop service to this popular destination,” said Director of Airports John Wheat. “Love Field is convenient to both business travelers and those who want to see the sights of Dallas.”

Southwest Airlines is Sacramento International Airport’s largest carrier, offering more than 60 flights a day from its home in Terminal B.

Dallas is the home base of Southwest and passengers will be able to connect to Houston, Orlando, San Antonio, St. Louis, Austin, Kansas City, New Orleans, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Birmingham and Chicago (among other cities).

The flight schedule is as follows:

                                                          Daily Except Saturday

Depart Sacramento                                                                  Arrive Dallas
6:20 a.m.                                                                                    11:35 a.m.
Depart Dallas                                                                            Arrive Sacramento
6:20 p.m.                                                                                    8 p.m.
                                                          Saturday Schedule
Depart Sacramento                                                                 Arrive Dallas
6:15 a.m.                                                                                    11:30 a.m.
Depart Dallas                                                                            Arrive Sacramento
6:15 p.m.                                                                                    7:55 p.m.


The Southwest announcement can be found here.

The Sacramento County Department of Airport 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 airport system is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit