December 10, 2020

For Immediate Release

Southwest Airlines Expands Schedule at SRQ

Southwest Airlines announced today they will be adding three additional nonstop routes to their schedule at the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). The routes will be Saturdays only from March 13th through April 10th. Destinations will include Columbus, OH (CMH), Indianapolis, IN (IND), and Pittsburgh, PA (PIT).

The new seasonal service will be in addition to the previously announced daily service to Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI), Chicago, IL (MDW), Nashville, TN (BNA), and Houston, TX (HOU). These destinations are currently available to book online at and tickets can be purchased as far out as mid-August.

Southwest Airlines, whose stock ticker symbol is LUV, will begin service at SRQ starting on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2021.

“It is exciting to see Southwest Airlines adding new service at SRQ. With 7 destinations now being offered, the community will have more choices when making their travel plans. It is our hope that the community and visitors will embrace the new service and take advantage of the low fares, travel flexibility, and free checked bag policy that Southwest provides to their customers,” stated Rick Piccolo, President, CEO of the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.

SRQ currently has 10 airlines providing nonstop service to 40 destinations.




Fredrick J. Piccolo, President, CEO
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
Tel. (941) 359-2770, extension 4200