Five new nonstop flights between Spokane International Airport and cities across the country take off this summer, according to an article in today’s Spokesman-Review. They go to San Diego (Southwest Airlines),  Chicago-O’Hare (United Airlines); San Francisco (United), Sacramento (Southwest) and Dallas-Fort Worth (American Airlines).

These new flights bring the number of nonstop flights to Spokane to 16. Nonstop service is also available to Boise, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Oakland, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City and Seattle.

The new flights are supposed to increase Spokane’s tourism potential and bring in additional meetings and conventions to the area as it will be easier for business travelers to get here.