Southwest Airlines will begin daily nonstop service to Denver from Jacksonville International Airport in early June, the Jacksonville Aviation Authority said.
Starting June 5, the airline will depart from Jacksonville for Denver International Airport Sunday through Friday at 7 a.m., and return flights will depart Denver at 5:55 p.m., the authority said in a news release. On Saturdays, flights to Denver will leave Jacksonville at 11:55 a.m. and return flights will leave at 6 p.m.
“We’re excited about giving our passengers access to a major winter sports destination, as well as welcoming Colorado residents to enjoy our beautiful beaches and phenomenal golf courses,” Barbara Halverstadt, the authority’s manager of marketing and development, said in the news release. “In addition, Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia travelers have another option for making connections to international markets.”