Southwest Airlines is adding nonstop service between Austin and Kansas City in March, the airline and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport announced Thursday.
The daily nonstop flights between the two cities will start March 13. Flights will depart ABIA at 11:40 a.m. each day and arrive in Kansas City at 1:40 p.m. Return flights will leave Kansas City at 2:10 p.m. and arrive in Austin at 4:10 p.m.
“This better connects the innovative businesses of both our growing cities,” said Jim Smith, Executive Director of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in a release. “Plus, our barbecue and blues scenes just got closer.”
As of Nov. 10, Southwest’s interactive flight map shows 29 nonstop flights from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and 30 nonstop flights from Kansas City International Airport.