Tropical Storm Elsa

SRQ Airport to Cease Operations This Evening Due to Tropical Storm Elsa

The airport will close at 6:30 p.m. and plans to reopen tomorrow at 6 a.m. after assessing storm damage.

07/06/2021 By Staff

Travel

Allegiant Adds New Service to Washington, D.C. from SRQ

The nonstop flights will begin on Dec. 18, 2021.

06/29/2021 By Staff

Travel

Southwest to Add Service to Washington, D.C., NYC and Austin

The new flights will begin in November.

06/10/2021 By Staff

Travel

Southwest Begins Service to Two New Destinations From SRQ

The airline will also begin service to Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Grand Rapids, and Kansas City on June 12.

06/08/2021 By Staff

Travel

Allegiant Begins Service to Two New Destinations From SRQ

Nonstop flights to Concord, North Carolina, and Peoria, Illinois, began on May 27.

05/27/2021 By Staff

Bumpy Ride

SRQ Airport Is Experiencing Record Growth. But What About Noise?

Some nearby residents are concerned about the increase in air traffic.

05/20/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Travel

Elite Airways Announces New Destinations at SRQ

The new nonstop service includes White Plains, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket and Portland, Maine.

05/19/2021 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Passenger Traffic Breaks Records in April

The airport recorded 294,165 passengers last month.

05/17/2021 By Staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines Adds New Nonstop Flights to Denver, St. Louis

The airline also added Saturday service to Cleveland, Cincinnati and Kansas City from SRQ.

05/03/2021 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Records Highest Monthly Passenger Numbers Ever in March

The airport reported 277,590 passengers in March 2021, an 81 percent increase over March 2020.

04/12/2021 By Staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines Adds Two New Destinations at SRQ

The airline also added additional service to existing flights.

03/25/2021 By Staff

Travel

American Airlines Expands Chicago Service to Year-Round From SRQ

In addition, American will provide twice-daily flights to Chicago on Saturdays from June 3–Sept. 7.

03/02/2021 By Staff

Travel

United Airlines Begins Service to Houston from SRQ

The nonstop flights depart daily at 11:55 a.m.

02/11/2021 By Staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines to Add New Flights at SRQ

The airline will offer service between Sarasota-Bradenton and Atlanta beginning in March.

01/28/2021 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Passenger Traffic for December Increases 12 Percent Over November

However, compared to December 2019, passenger traffic was down 48 percent.

01/15/2021 By Staff

Coronavirus

Are Snowbirds Flocking to Florida This Year?

Forty-four percent of snowbirds said they're not going away this winter because of the pandemic—but of the ones who are, 50 percent are coming to Florida.

12/22/2020 By Elizabeth Djinis

Tourism

Sarasota Airport Traffic Down 42 Percent in November

More than 106,000 people used the airport this November, compared to almost 183,000 in November 2019.

12/14/2020 By staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines Adds Three Seasonal Flights

The new service is in addition to Southwest's previously announced year-round schedule.

12/10/2020 By Staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines Announces SRQ Flights

The initial flight schedules include Houston, Chicago, Baltimore/Washington and Nashville, and will begin Feb. 14, 2021.

11/19/2020 By Staff

Travel

Allegiant Adds Service to Boston From SRQ

It's the airline's 22nd nonstop route from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.

11/16/2020 By Staff