NWA now has direct flight connection to Denver

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It’s easier than ever to visit the Mile High City.

The first flights to Denver from XNA officially took flight.

Frontier Airlines celebrated the occasion with flights under $60.

Service will be three days a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

“I’ve been waiting for a long time. The first flights I’ve taken out of Arkansas was on Skyways and it was a propeller,” said Mark Stallcup, a passenger on first flight to Denver

“With the vibrant growth of the economy here and the large population, we knew that Northwest Arkansas was gonna be a great investment of our aircraft time,” said Jonathon Nield, senior manager of route planning for Frontier Airlines.

It’s been a busy year of flight announcements from XNA. The airport is also now offering direct flights to Miami, Nashville and Philadelphia.

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