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Sarasota Bradenton International Airport has 10 airlines providing nonstop service to 40 destinations

Southwest Airlines Adds More Nonstop Routes to Sarasota

When you touch down at Sarasota Bradenton's award-winning international airport, you are just a short drive from the breath-taking views of Longboat, Lido and Siesta Keys!

January 21, 2021

Now boarding: SRQ services!

Southwest Airlines announced in December they will be adding three additional nonstop routes to their schedule at the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). The routes will be Saturdays only from March 13th through April 10th. Destinations will include Columbus, OH (CMH), Indianapolis, IN (IND), and Pittsburgh, PA (PIT).

The new seasonal service will be in addition to the previously announced daily service to Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI), Chicago, IL (MDW), Nashville, TN (BNA), and Houston, TX (HOU). These destinations are currently available to book online at Southwest.com and tickets can be purchased as far out as mid-August.

Learn about the latest non-stop flights to Sarasota Bradenton International Airport here.

Welcome to the Florida Gulf Coast 

From the moment you land on the tarmac, you'll know you've come to one of the world's most beautiful places. The airport's award-winning staff will ensure that your trip is off to an enjoyable and easy start. Feel at ease in the care of one of Florida's best commercial service airports.

Whether traveling north or south from the airport, make the most of your stay by paying a visit to one of the destination's conveniently located visitor centers. Stop by our downtown Visitor Center Location (1945 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34236) or in Venice (dkdkdkdkdkd). Our tourism volunteers can assist in finding a place to stay or dine, or finding the perfect activities for you and your family to enjoy. 

However long you plan to stay, the list of activities on Florida's Gulf Coast is endless.

Beaching it up on our Best Beaches

A trip to the coveted beaches is an absolute must.  Your feet will enjoy the cool quartz-crystal sands of Siesta Key. The calm, cozy feel of Lido and Longboat Keys provides a tranquil setting. Don't miss the exciting shark tooth hunting on Venice Beach.  The complete package of beauty and endless things to do make these beaches the perfect Oceanside getaway -- you may even want to book your next trip before you leave!

All things arts

Known for cultural amenities to rival many larger destinations, Sarasota County and Bradenton Area are home to numerous artist colonies, performing arts venues and celebrated festivals. Even the most casual of observers will find the cultural scene impressive.

 Towles Court and Burns Court on the edge of Downtown Sarasota are some of the unique treasure-troves for artistic talent. Enjoy the free "Third Friday Art Walks" featuring art openings, music, and libations.

Catch a live performance at one of the area's theatrical venues. The Sarasota Opera House, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida Studio Theatre, the Historic Asolo at The Ringling, and the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall combine to offer literally hundreds of shows -- from traveling international performances of Broadway hits and red hot musicians to elegant ballet, orchestral, and operatic arrangements to our very own local professional troupes.

A million ways to stay

Book your trip today. Sarasota County offers rental properties including hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, condos, cottages, resorts, and more.

If you're looking for rest and relaxation, consider some of our top Wellness hotels. Considering something on the beach? Then choose from dozens of condo and cottage listings on the island of Venice, Siesta Key, and Longboat Key.

Need further information?

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