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City

City Code

Service Inaugurated

 

 

 

 

1

Dallas (Love Field)

DAL

06/18/71

2

San Antonio

SAT

06/18/71

3

Houston (Hobby)

HOU

11/14/71*

4

Harlingen/South Padre Island

HRL

02/11/75

5

Corpus Christi

CRP

03/01/77

6

Lubbock

LBB

05/20/77

7

Midland/Odessa

MAF

05/20/77

8

El Paso

ELP

06/30/77

9

Austin

AUS

09/15/77

10

Amarillo

AMA

12/12/78

11

New Orleans

MSY

01/25/79

12

Oklahoma City

OKC

04/01/80

13

Tulsa

TUL

04/02/80

14

Albuquerque

ABQ

04/03/80

15

Las Vegas

LAS

01/31/82

16

Phoenix

PHX

01/31/82

17

San Diego

SAN

01/31/82

18

Kansas City

MCI

02/18/82

19

Los Angeles

LAX

09/18/82

20

Little Rock

LIT

02/27/84

21

Chicago (Midway)

MDW

03/17/85

22

St. Louis

STL

03/17/85

23

Ontario

ONT

05/15/85

24

Nashville

BNA

03/18/86

25

Birmingham

BHM

03/10/87

26

Detroit

DTW

06/04/87**

27

Indianapolis

IND

04/03/89

28

Oakland

OAK

05/15/89

29

Burbank

BUR

04/16/90

30

Reno

RNO

11/15/90

31

Sacramento

SMF

06/17/91

32

Cleveland

CLE

02/13/92

33

Columbus

CMH

06/04/92

34

Louisville

SDF

05/24/93

35

San Jose, California

SJC

06/01/93

36

Baltimore/Washington

BWI

09/15/93

37

Orange County

SNA

05/26/94

38

Portland, OR

PDX

06/06/94

39

Seattle/Tacoma

SEA

06/06/94

40

Spokane

GEG

06/06/94

41

Boise

BOI

10/04/94

42

Salt Lake City

SLC

10/04/94

43

Tucson

TUS

10/04/94

44

Omaha

OMA

03/04/95

45

Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood

FLL

01/22/96

46

Tampa Bay

TPA

01/22/96

47

Orlando

MCO

04/07/96

48

Providence

PVD

10/27/96

49

Jacksonville

JAX

01/15/97

50

Manchester

MHT

06/07/98

51

Long Island MacArthur Airport

ISP

03/14/99

52

Raleigh/Durham

RDU

06/06/99

53

Hartford/Springfield

BDL

10/31/99

54

Albany

ALB

05/07/00

55

Buffalo/Niagara Falls

BUF

10/08/00

56

West Palm Beach

PBI

01/21/01

57

Norfolk / Virginia Beach

ORF

10/07/01

58

Philadelphia

PHL

05/09/04

59

Pittsburgh

PIT

05/04/05

60

Ft. Myers/Naples

RSW

10/02/05

61

Denver

DEN

01/03/06***

62

Washington Dulles International

IAD

10/05/06

63

San Francisco SFO

SFO

08/26/07****

64

Minneapolis/St. Paul

MSP

03/08/09

65

New York (LaGuardia)

LGA

06/28/09

66

Boston Logan

BOS

08/16/09

67

Milwaukee

MKE

11/01/09

68

Panama City Beach, FL

ECP

05/23/10

69

Greenville-Spartanburg

GSP

03/13/11

70

Charleston

CHS

03/13/11

71

New York (Newark)

EWR

03/27/11

72

Atlanta

ATL

02/12/12

73

Ronald Reagan Washington National

DCA

07/08/12

74

Akron-Canton

CAK

08/12/12#

75

Dayton

DAY

08/12/12#

76

Des Moines

DSM

09/30/12

77

Charlotte

CLT

04/14/13

78

San Juan

SJU

04/14/13

79

Flint

FNT

04/14/13

80

Rochester

ROC

04/14/13

81

Portland, ME

PWM

04/14/13

82

Wichita

ICT

06/02/13

83

Grand Rapids

GRR

08/11/13

84

Memphis

MEM

11/03/13

85

Pensacola

PNS

11/03/13

86

Richmond

RIC

11/03/13

87

Montego Bay

MBJ

07/01/14

88

Aruba

AUA

07/01/14

89

Nassau

NAS

07/01/14

90

Cancun

CUN

08/10/14

91

San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos

SJD

08/10/14

92

Punta Cana

PUJ

11/02/14

93

Mexico City

MEX

11/02/14

94

San Jose, Costa Rica

SJO

03/07/15

95

Puerto Vallarta

PVR

06/07/15

96

Belize

BZE

10/15/15

97

Liberia/Guanacaste, Costa Rica

LIR

11/01/15

98

Long Beach

LGB

06/05/16

99

Varadero, Cuba

VRA

11/13/16

100

Havana, Cuba

HAV

12/12/16

101

Santa Clara, Cuba

SNU

12/15/16

102

Grand Cayman

GCM

06/04/17

103

Cincinnati

CVG

06/04/17

* Houston Intercontinental was Southwest's original and only Houston airport with service from 6/18/71 until 11/14/71, when service began from Houston Hobby. Service at Intercontinental ceased 5/14/72. Southwest restarted service from Intercontinental Airport on 09/08/80 and ceased operations 4/02/05

** Southwest served Detroit City Airport (DET) from 7/06/88 to 9/14/93

*** Southwest served Denver Stapleton (DEN) from 5/26/83 to 9/30/86

**** Southwest served San Francisco Int'l Airport (SFO) from 10/31/82 to 3/04/01

# On Dec. 5, 2013, Southwest Airlines announced the end of service to Branson, Key West, and Jackson, Miss., effective June. 8, 2014. On Jan. 5, 2017, Southwest Airlines announced the end of service to Akron-Canton and Dayton effective June 3, 2017.

Southwest served Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas (BPT) from 3/5/79 to 9/5/80

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