For more information:

Katie Spill­man, PR Counsel

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

For Imme­di­ate Release:


PANA­MA CITY, FL (Novem­ber 29, 2017)- North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Air­port (ECP) announces its enhanced 2018 sum­mer flight sched­ule fea­tur­ing non-stop and direct des­ti­na­tions, and glob­al con­nec­tions with our elite air­line part­ners South­west, Delta, and Unit­ed Air­lines. South­west Air­lines has announced its 2018 enhanced sum­mer flight sched­ule begin­ning June 6 and run­ning through August 6.

Return­ing ser­vice includes non-stop flights to Austin and Chica­go via South­west, and the addi­tion of Den­ver, Col­orado to our Sat­ur­day schedule.

We had a very suc­cess­ful sum­mer sea­son this year with more than 100,000 pas­sen­gers trav­el­ing through ECP each month from May through August,” said Park­er W. McClel­lan, Jr., Air­port Exec­u­tive Direc­tor. We are thrilled to announce the return of non-stop and direct flight service

to pop­u­lar des­ti­na­tions and enhanced flight sched­ules to meet the demand we’ve come to expect from our local pas­sen­gers and vis­i­tors through­out the sum­mer months.”

Begin­ning June 10, South­west will ser­vice ECP with non-stop and easy direct flights on Sat­ur­days either to or from the fol­low­ing cities:

Sat­ur­day Non-Stop Flights:

  • Atlanta (ATL)o0oo
  • Austin (AUS)
  • Baltimore/​Washington (BWI)
  • Chica­go (MDW)
  • Dal­las (DAL)
  • Den­ver (DEN)
  • Hous­ton (HOU/IAH)
  • Nashville (BNA)
  • St. Louis (STL)

Sat­ur­day Direct Flights:

  • Amar­il­lo (AMA)
  • Bur­bank (BUR)
  • Oma­ha (OMA)
  • Phoenix (PHX)
  • Seat­tle (SEA)
  • Tam­pa (TPA)

All air­lines includ­ing Delta and Unit­ed are expect­ed to increase flight activ­i­ty or add larg­er air­crafts through the Sum­mer Season.

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

Flight sched­ules are sub­ject to change.


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.