October 12, 2017

Direct Flights From Omaha

Updated: Feb. 12, 2019

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In early 2018, Air Canada announced it would have direct flights from Omaha to Toronto starting in May 2018.

In the fall of 2017, Frontier Airlines announced it will be adding more direct flights from Omaha, with new destinations being Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Fort Myers (Florida). The flights won’t start until spring/early summer 2018.

An even more recent news came from American Airlines last week, who announced it would add a direct flight next year to Philadelphia. The airline already has nonstop service to Chicago; Charlotte, N.C.; Dallas; Los Angeles; Miami; and Phoenix.

Time for vacation? Find the quickest routes out of Omaha with this list of non-stop flights from Omaha! #travel #vacation

I love this news of more non-stop flights from Omaha. I try to avoid layovers when traveling with the kids. I’ll gladly pay more for a direct flight.

You don’t have to pay more, though. Allegiant Airlines is a budget airline with direct flights from Omaha to sunny destinations, too. I’ve tried that airline a couple times, with a mixed result. Here are my tips on what to expect when flying Allegiant Air

Kim’s note: Since our travels, troubling reports questioning the airline’s safety have surfaced. See the April 2018 story by “60 Minutes” here. The CEO of Allegiant responded to story here.

Cocoa Beach in Florida
Cocoa Beach is about an hour drive from Seminole County, Florida, where the Orlando Sanford International Airport is located. There is a direct flight to Sandord/Orlando via Allegiant Airlines.

But it can be done, and flying on one of these low-cost airlines makes for memorable trips! Read about my quick trips to Tampa Bay and Orlando flying with Allegiant. If you’re schedule is flexible, you just can’t beat the price.

Direct Flight Options From Omaha

Thinking back to those Florida trips makes me all wistful for winter vacation to a warmer city. Nothing is planned. Yet. But a travel blogger can dream. It doesn’t have to cost much. CheapOair has roundtrip fares for under $199. You can search flights here.

Let’s start first with flights that make great escapes in the winter.

Direct flights to warm winter destinations

Destin, Fla. (seasonal)

Fort Myers, Fla. (seasonal)

Las Vegas

Miami

Orlando – Read this guide to explore around Orlando and Central Florida; if you’re looking for Disney ideas, just check out my Planning a Disney Trip Pinterest board

Phoenix

Punta Gorda, Fla. (seasonal)

San Diego

San Francisco

St. Petersburg, Fla.

Tampa – Use this guide to plan a weekend getaway for the family!

Here’s the complete list of direct flights from Omaha:

Atlanta

Charlotte

Chicago – Don’t skip one of the world-class museums! Here’s a guide to taking kids to the three of the biggest museums in Chicago – The Field Museum, the Museum of Science & Industry, and the Art Institute of Chicago

Dallas

Denver

Destin, Fla. (seasonal)

Detroit – If you’re in Detroit, don’t skip seeing some of the amazing museums there. Here’s a guide taking kids to some of the city’s best museums, including The Henry Ford and Motown Museum.

Fort Myers, Fla. (seasonal)

Houston

Los Angeles

Las Vegas

Miami

Milwaukee

Minneapolis/St. Paul – This bucket list can get you started in planning a visit, thought it is geared toward those visiting during the holidays (because the Twin Cities have some incredible celebration). But I include some restaurants and museums that are great to visit year-round.

Nashville – Think you’ll go to the Grand Ole Opry? Read what you can expect if you’re bringing kids to the Opry.

New York City

Orlando

Philadelphia

Phoenix

Portland, Ore. (seasonal)

Punta Gorda, Fla. (seasonal)

Salt Lake City

San Diego

San Francisco

Seattle

St. Petersburg, Fla.

St. Louis – Use this St. Louis Bucket List to get started on planning the trip!

Tampa

Toronto, Canada

Washington, D.C.

This list only involves flights out of Eppley Airfield in Omaha. To see updates to the direct flight travel map, be sure to check here.

 

Where would you fly directly to if given the chance this winter?

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