Southwest will fly nonstop to Chicago's Midway
March 5, 2013
Carole Hawkins
Jacksonville Business Journal

Southwest Airlines is adding a daily, non-stop service from Jacksonville to Chicago’s Midway Airport beginning Sept. 29.

Southwest (NYSE: LUV) will be the first to offer nonstop service to Midway out of Jacksonville International Airport, the Jacksonville Aviation Authority said in a news release.

Currently, American and United Airlines fly to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport from Jacksonville.

The service will depart Jacksonville at 4:50 p.m. and arrive in Chicago at approximately 6:20 p.m. The flight from Midway will depart at 12:10 p.m. and arrive in Jacksonville at 3:25 p.m.

Southwest is a second-busiest commercial carrier at JIA.