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Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport Celebrates a Record 35 Nonstop Destinations

March 11, 2021

Spirit marks milestone with nonstop service to Pensacola

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) celebrates another milestone with a record-high 35 nonstop destinations. This comes as Spirit Airlines announced they will offer nonstop, seasonal service to Pensacola International Airport (PNS) from Louisville.

“Today is a day to celebrate that we now offer more nonstop flights from SDF than ever before,” said Dan Mann, Executive Director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority. “Given the climate of air service right now, this is a very positive sign for us as we continue to grow new service. This speaks to the strength of our market and community support.”

Seasonal service to Pensacola is scheduled to begin Thursday, June 10 and will be offered three times weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The flight will be available during the summer travel season aboard Spirit’s Airbus Fit Fleet using an Airbus A320 with 180-seats.

“Spirit Airlines has not yet had their first flight from Louisville, and the fact they are already expanding is great news,” added Mann. “This is simply further proof they are a terrific addition to SDF as we have a record setting number of nonstops with the addition of Pensacola.”

Pensacola is the fifth city Spirit serves from Louisville following their recent announcement they will launch daily service on Thursday, May 27 to Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Orlando (MCO), Las Vegas (LAS) and Los Angeles (LAX).

About the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF)
The Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) is owned and operated by the Louisville Regional Airport Authority. Seven commercial airlines offer nonstop service to 35 nonstop destinations from Louisville. SDF is home to UPS Worldport, moving millions of tons of product each year, making it the 2nd busiest cargo airport in North America and 4th in the world. Aviation is an economic powerhouse for the region, generating $10.4 billion in economic impact every year. One in 8 jobs is generated by the airports and their aviation partners.