Northwest Arkansas National Airport to begin direct flights to Austin

Northwest Arkansas News

In this Thursday, May 9, 2013, photo, two Allegiant Air jets taxi at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Direct flights from Northwest Arkansas to Austin, Texas will be available at Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA) this summer, according to a release from the airport on Tuesday.

Starting on July 2, 2021, Allegiant Air will offer non-stop service from XNA to Austin-Bergman International Airport (AUS) in Austin. The inaugural direct flight from XNA-AUS will be offered every Monday and Friday, according to the airport’s release.

“We are thrilled to welcome a new direct flight from XNA to Austin,” said Aaron Burkes, XNA’s chief executive officer. “This route offers access to a destination that fulfills both business and leisure interests of the Northwest Arkansas community. We appreciate Allegiant’s commitment to our market and look forward to this continued partnership.”

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