Gulfport airport announces new direct flights to Texas, Florida

Gulfport airport announces new direct flights to Texas, Florida
Direct flights from Gulfport to Ft. Myers and Austin will be offered beginning this summer. (Source: Photo Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport)

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Beginning this summer, travelers will be able to fly directly to Austin, Texas and Ft. Myers, Florida from the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport.

Airport officials made the announcement Monday morning to a room full of officials, dignitaries, and media.

The flights will be offered through Sun Country Airlines, which currently offers seasonal flights from Gulfport to Minneapolis and St. Paul.

“I also want to thank Sun Country Airlines for your investment,” said Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves. “It’s good for us from a tourism standpoint. It’s good for us from an economic standpoint.”

The flights will begin July 19, 2019, with fares starting as low as $59. For more information on ticket pricing, go to Sun Country Airlines website.

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