Southwest Flies to Florida for the Winter

The airline announced seasonal nonstop service to several Sunshine State airports
A Florida-themed Southwest jet
Southwest has announced seasonal service to several Florida cities. Southwest photo

Southwest Airlines is adding new seasonal nonstop service to several Florida destinations beginning in January 2024.

Customers can now book seasonal weekend service beginning on Sat., Jan. 13, 2024, between:

  • Albany, N.Y. and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Fla.
  • Phoenix and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Fla.
  • Buffalo, N.Y. and Fort Myers, Fla.
  • Louisville, Ky. and Fort Myers, Fla
  • Providence, R.I. and Fort Myers, Fla.
  • Cleveland and Tampa, Fla.
  • Cincinnati and Orlando, Fla.
  • Detroit and Orlando, Fla.
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul and Orlando, Fla. (offered Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and weekends)

Beginning on the same day, the airline will offer weekly service on Saturdays between:

  • Hartford, Conn. and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Fla.
  • Grand Rapids, Mich., and Fort Myers, Fla.
  • Washington, D.C. (Reagan National) and Fort Myers, Fla.
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul and Tampa, Fla.

On Jan. 14, 2024, the airline will offer nonstop service on Sundays between Louisville, Ky., and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Fla.

Today’s schedule extension comes just a few weeks after the airline published its 2023 holiday flight schedule. Those flights, and flights through March 6, 2024, are available for purchase at

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