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Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at 11:36 AM - For Immediate Release

Delta Airlines to offer nonstop service from SMF to Las Vegas on October 9

Sacramento International Airport is excited to announce the launch of an additional nonstop flight from Sacramento International Airport (SMF) to Las Vegas International Airport (LAS), starting October 9, 2023. This inaugural flight by Delta Airlines marks the first time they will be offering direct service on this route, providing passengers with enhanced convenience and seamless travel options.

The new flight presents an excellent opportunity for travelers to experience the vibrant city of Las Vegas, renowned for its exceptional entertainment, gaming, and world-class attractions. Passengers will enjoy comfortable journey throughout the approximately one-hour flight. The service will initially operate with one flight per day, ensuring flexibility and convenience for travelers.

"Las Vegas annually ranks as one of the world's most visited tourist destinations, “said Cindy Nichol, Director of Sacramento County Department of Airports. "We are excited to connect these two vibrant cities and look forward to continuing to expand air service options for our community."

The flight schedule has been carefully planned to cater to the needs of passengers. The aircraft will arrive at SMF from LAS at 2:12 pm, allowing travelers to take advantage of the afternoon arrival time. Following a brief turnaround, the aircraft will depart SMF at 3:00 pm, providing a convenient departure time for those looking to return to Las Vegas or connect to other destinations.

This flight will become a highly sought-after choice for both business and leisure travelers alike. This route promises convenience and time-saving benefits, making it a favored option for professionals attending conferences, meetings, or engaging in business ventures in the bustling city of Las Vegas.

Additionally, the allure of Las Vegas as a premier leisure destination guarantees a steady stream of vacationers eager to explore the renowned entertainment, vibrant nightlife, and world-class resorts that the city has to offer. Whether it's a corporate executive heading to a high-stakes convention or a group of friends embarking on a thrilling weekend getaway, this direct connection opens up endless possibilities, ensuring that the Sacramento to Las Vegas route will be in high demand.

Tickets for the new service are already on sale. Customers can book their flights now at

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