New flight to Destin-Fort Walton Beach from Minneapolis begins in April 2023

From Staff Reports
Sun Country Airlines is launching new service from Minneapolis-St. Paul International to Destin-Fort Walton Beach starting in April 2023.

Sun Country Airlines is launching new service from Minneapolis-St. Paul International (MSP) to Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS) starting April 12, 2023.

"We are excited to provide new service to northwest Florida," said Sun Country Chief Revenue Officer Grant Whitney in a press release. "Sun Country offers the most nonstop Florida destinations from MSP, and we are confident that Minnesotans and Midwest vacationers will love the white sand beaches that have made the Florida Panhandle famous."

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Destin-Fort Walton Beach will be Sun Country's 11th nonstop destination in Florida from the Twin Cities.

"This partnership is so meaningful for Okaloosa County. Not only will destinations like Minneapolis/St. Paul become more accessible to residents, visitors can book spring travel now to experience our white sandy beaches and attractions throughout the county which make Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida a premier destination," said Okaloosa Board of County Commissioner Chairman Mel Ponder.

Based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Sun Country Airlines operates 98 routes serving 78 airports across the United States, Mexico, Central America, Canada and the Caribbean.

Sun Country includes free in-flight entertainment, complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service, a mobile-friendly website with more self-service tools, and new interiors on each aircraft. Customers can book at suncountry.com.