For more information:

Katie Spill­man, PR Counsel

North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Air­port (850) 2240174 or KatieS@​MooreCommGroup.​com

For Imme­di­ate Release:


ECP now offer­ing ser­vice to more than a dozen non­stop and one-stop des­ti­na­tions via Southwest

PANA­MA CITY, FL (Jan­u­ary 5, 2017) –North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Air­port (ECP) is wel­com­ing two brand new non­stop South­west flights to Austin and Chica­go-Mid­way, bring­ing the num­ber of non­stop and one-stop des­ti­na­tions avail­able to more than a dozen. Enhanced non­stop ser­vice on South­west begins in June with flights sched­uled through the sum­mer season.

Non­stop flights include the fol­low­ing destinations:

  • Austin (AUS)
  • Bal­ti­more (BWI)
  • Chica­go-Mid­way (MDW)
  • Dal­las (DAL)
  • Hous­ton (HOU)
  • Nashville (BNA)
  • St. Louis (STL)

The fol­low­ing des­ti­na­tions are also acces­si­ble with quick, one-stop same plane flights:

  • Boston (BOS)
  • Cleve­land (CLE)
  • Cor­pus Cristi (CCIA)
  • Den­ver (DEN)
  • Kansas City (MCI)
  • Los Ange­les (LAX)
  • Min­neapo­lis (MSP)
  • Prov­i­dence (PVD)
  • Tul­sa (TUL)
  • Wash­ing­ton D.C. (DCA)

South­west is also increas­ing flight fre­quen­cy on routes to Nashville, Hous­ton and Dal­las through­out the sum­mer season.

We are excit­ed to offer our pas­sen­gers non­stop sea­son­al ser­vice, which now includes two new brand des­ti­na­tions – Chica­go – Mid­way and Austin,” said Park­er W. McClel­lan, Jr., air­port Exec­u­tive Direc­tor. Addi­tion­al­ly, we are proud to con­tin­ue to offer more one-stop des­ti­na­tions that will allow our pas­sen­gers to reach new des­ti­na­tions with­out ever leav­ing the plane.”

With the return of our sea­son­al flights and increased fre­quen­cy, ECP is poised for a spec­tac­u­lar summer.

Infor­ma­tion on all flight mar­kets can be found by vis­it­ing, www​.ifly​beach​es​.com/​f​l​i​g​h​t​s​/​w​h​e​r​e​-​w​e-fly, with tick­ets avail­able to pur­chase on air­line websites.


About North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Airport

North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Air­port (ECP) offers some of the region’s low­est aver­age air­fares and is locat­ed less than 30 min­utes from Pana­ma City Beach, Pana­ma City and the beach­es of South Wal­ton. Today, with ser­vice from Delta, South­west, and Unit­ed, ECP pro­vides dai­ly flights to world­wide des­ti­na­tions, includ­ing non­stop flights to Atlanta, Bal­ti­more, Dal­las, Hous­ton, Nashville, St. Louis, Austin, and Chica­go. The first inter­na­tion­al air­port to be built in more than a decade, ECP pro­vides North­west Flori­da com­mu­ni­ties with first-class facil­i­ties and was strate­gi­cal­ly devel­oped for major

eco­nom­ic devel­op­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties. ECP is THE gate­way to vis­i­tors seek­ing North­west Florida’s

famous beach­es.