Billings Logan International Airport (BIL) will welcome Sun Country Airlines with new seasonal air service connecting Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Billings. The service is scheduled to begin June 19 and run through to August 28, 2024 with flights operating twice weekly.
Sun Country Airlines is a Minneapolis-based airline known for its commitment to providing convenient and affordable air travel options. With this route, the airline continues to expand its network to offer travelers access to new destinations.
Beginning June 2024, passengers will have the opportunity to book Sun Country between Billings and Minneapolis-Saint Paul on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The anticipated departure times are 11:00 a.m. on Wednesdays and 7:00 a.m. on Saturdays, providing flexibility for both business and leisure travelers.
Jeff Roach, the Director of Aviation and Transit for Billings Logan International Airport, states, “Billings Logan International Airport is very excited that Sun Country Airlines is announcing new air service between Billings and the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport during the summer of 2024. The BIL Airport Team looks forward to partnering with the airline as they begin scheduled flights to Billings.” Roach added, “This is another win for the community’s air service development effort.”
The new service brings forth opportunities for travelers in Billings and the surrounding region to enjoy access to the Twin Cities while at the same time offering an avenue for travelers from Minneapolis to explore the picturesque landscapes and recreational offerings of Billings.
For the Billings Tourism Business Improvement District (BTBID) air service expansion continues to be a top priority in positioning Billings as a preferred travel destination. “The expansion of air service plays a pivotal role in our mission to grow visitation to Billings,” said George Maragos, BTBID Board Chairman. “We recognize the importance of convenient travel options for visitors and residents alike.”
Ashley Kavanagh, who is the Senior Director of Recruitment & Community Development for Big Sky Economic Development noted that, “Billings has some of the largest demand for flights to and from MSP in the state. Sun Country’s shared vision and commitment to Montana is an exciting and appreciated asset for the Billings economy and business community. We look forward to welcoming our Midwestern business partners looking to continue or grow their business in Billings.”
This new route is poised to make travel to and from Billings more convenient and accessible for all.