Where Does Southwest Fly?

Southwest offers many affordable routes throughout North America, Central America and the Caribbean.
Natasha GabrielleSep 13, 2021

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Southwest Airlines is known for its low fares, absence of extra fees, generous free baggage policy and stellar customer service — so it isn't surprising that you want to know where Southwest flies (and if it can get you where you want to go).

Southwest serves many destinations, and while most of the areas it serves are domestic, the airline also flies to some international destinations. Here’s where you can fly with Southwest Airlines.

Domestic travel

Southwest has plenty of domestic travel options — 100-plus, in fact. If you’re flying to a major city within the United States, Southwest can probably get you there. Southwest travels to some smaller cities, too.

Unlike other U.S. airlines, Southwest doesn’t have dedicated hubs. The airline has headquarters in Dallas on Dallas Love Field Drive.

Here are the domestic destinations served by Southwest Airlines.

Alabama Birmingham.

Arizona Phoenix. Tucson.

Arkansas Little Rock.

California Burbank. Fresno. Long Beach. Los Angeles. Oakland. Ontario. Orange County. Palm Springs. Sacramento. San Diego. San Francisco. San Jose. Santa Barbara.

Colorado Denver. Steamboat Springs. Montrose (Telluride/Crested Butte). Colorado Springs.

Connecticut Hartford/Springfield.

Florida Destin/Fort Walton beach. Fort Lauderdale. Fort Myers. Jacksonville. Orlando. Palm Springs. Panama City Beach. Pensacola. Miami. Sarasota/Bradenton. Tampa. West Palm Beach.

Georgia Atlanta. Savannah/Hilton Head.

Hawaii Honolulu. Kahului. Hilo. Kona. Lihue.

Idaho Boise.

Illinois Chicago (Midway and O’Hare).

Indiana Indianapolis.

Iowa Des Moines.

Kansas Wichita.

Kentucky Cincinnati/Covington. Louisville.

Louisiana New Orleans.

Maine Portland.

Maryland Baltimore.

Massachusetts Boston.

Michigan Detroit. Grand Rapids.

Minnesota Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Mississippi Jackson.

Missouri Kansas City. St. Louis.

Montana Bozeman/Yellowstone.

Nebraska Omaha.

Nevada Las Vegas. Reno/Tahoe.

New Hampshire Manchester.

New Mexico Albuquerque.

New York Albany. Buffalo/Niagara. Long Island/Islip. New York (LaGuardia). Rochester. Syracuse.

North Carolina Charlotte. Raleigh/Durham.

Ohio Cleveland. Columbus. Cincinnati.

Oklahoma Oklahoma City. Tulsa.

Oregon Eugene. Portland.

Pennsylvania Philadelphia. Pittsburgh.

Rhode Island Providence.

South Carolina Charleston. Greenville/Spartanburg. Myrtle Beach. Savannah/Hilton Head.

Tennessee Memphis. Nashville.

Texas Amarillo. Austin. Corpus Christi. Dallas-Love Field. El Paso. Harlingen/South Padre Island. Houston (Hobby and Intercontinental). Lubbock. Midland/Odessa. San Antonio.

Utah Salt Lake City.

Virginia Norfolk. Richmond. Washington, D.C. (Dulles and National).

Washington Bellingham. Seattle/Tacoma. Spokane.

Wisconsin Milwaukee.

Flights to Hawaii

Southwest began service to Hawaii in March 2019 and now flies to Honolulu on Oahu, Kahului on Maui, Kona and Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii, and Lihue on Kauai from these U.S. cities:

  • Los Angeles: Honolulu, Kahului, Kona and Lihue.

  • Phoenix: Honolulu, Kahului, Lihue (starting 9/7/21) and Kona (starting 9/8/21).

  • Las Vegas: Honolulu, Kahului, Lihue (starting 9/7/21) and Kona (starting 9/8/21).

  • Long Beach: Honolulu and Kahului.

  • Oakland: Honolulu, Kahului, Kona and Lihue.

  • San Jose: Honolulu, Kahului, Kona and Lihue.

  • Sacramento: Honolulu and Kahului.

  • San Diego: Honolulu, Kahului, Kona and Lihue.

Southwest Airlines also flies nonstop interisland from Honolulu to Lihue, Kahului, Hilo and Kona, and from Kahului to Kona.

Where does Southwest fly internationally?

Southwest flies to the Caribbean and Latin America.

Southwest flights to Mexico

If you want to venture outside of the U.S. but want to stay closer to home, consider heading south of the border. So, where does Southwest fly in Mexico?

  • Cabos San Lucas/Los Cabos.

  • Cancun.

  • Cozumel.

  • Puerto Vallarta.

Southwest flights to Central America

Where does Southwest fly in Central America? You have three choices:

  • Belize.

  • Liberia, Costa Rica.

  • San Jose, Costa Rica.

Southwest flights to the Caribbean

If you’re hoping to plan an island getaway, Southwest’s Caribbean destinations are:

  • Oranjestad, Aruba.

  • George Town, Grand Cayman (resuming 11/8/21).

  • Havana, Cuba.

  • Montego Bay, Jamaica.

  • Nassau, Bahamas (resuming 10/7/21).

  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

  • Providenciales, Turks and Caicos (resuming 10/7/21).

  • San Juan, Puerto Rico.

What destinations aren’t served by Southwest?

There are a few areas within the United States that Southwest doesn’t serve. If you’re from these areas or are looking to visit there on a trip, you’ll need to plan to fly with another airline.

  • Alaska.

  • Delaware.

  • New Jersey.

  • North Dakota.

  • South Dakota.

  • Vermont.

  • West Virginia.

  • Wyoming.

Southwest isn’t a major international carrier. If you’re headed to these locations, you’ll need to fly another airline:

  • Europe.

  • Asia.

  • South America.

  • Africa.

  • Oceania.

If you’re wondering where Southwest can take you …

If you’re planning a trip within North America, Central America or the Caribbean, you might be able to snag a Southwest Airlines flight for your journey. Outside of those geographic zones, you'll need to look to other airline carriers to get you there.


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