Daily, year-round service will arrive in time for summer vacations this year on Southwest Airlines. Today, the airline announced ten (10) new nonstop destinations from the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR).
Beginning May 23, 2021, passengers will be able to travel to: Baltimore, MD (BWI), Chicago, IL (MDW), Dallas, TX (DAL), Nashville, TN (BNA) and Pittsburgh, PA (PIT). Service to five (5) additional destinations will launch on June 6, 2021, which include: Atlanta, GA (ATL), Columbus, OH (CMH), Indianapolis, IN (IND), Kansas City, MO (MCI) and St. Louis, MO (STL).
“We are thrilled beyond measure with Southwest’s decision to introduce service to so many great markets from MYR,” said Scott Van Moppes, Director of Airports. He added, “Demand for travel to/from the Grand Strand is growing at a rapid pace and we look forward to the opportunity to serve even more customers, thanks to the ample air service opportunities provided through the expansive Southwest network.”
MBACC President and CEO Karen Riordan said, “Southwest’s announcement regarding these fantastic destinations will greatly open up new travel opportunities for our residents and businesses. At the same time, these key markets will allow us to welcome many more visitors who can now explore Myrtle Beach for their family vacations, special events, sports travel and business meetings. This is a true win/win for our area as we all work to recover this year and grow in years to come.”
The addition of Southwest means that MYR will now have 9 airlines. MYR is currently served by Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, Porter, Sun Country, Spirit and United.
About Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
Since 1938, the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce has stood as the unified voice of the Grand Strand's business community. The MBACC serves Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach, Little River, Atlantic Beach, Garden City Beach, Loris, Conway, Aynor, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach, Pawleys Island, Socastee and Carolina Forest. For more information, visit MyrtleBeachAreaChamber.com.
The Myrtle Beach International Airport is the gateway to Myrtle Beach, SC, the Grand Strand and the Hammock Coast. The Myrtle Beach International Airport is owned by Horry County and operated by the Department of Airports. MYR is served by Allegiant, American, Avelo, Delta, Frontier, Porter, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country, and United Airlines.