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Southwest Airlines Now Offers Nonstop Flights From Richmond To Denver

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – As more people begin to travel by air again, Richmond International Airport has added a new non-stop flight route to passengers.

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On Mother’s Day, the airport started offering daily, nonstop flights to Denver through Southwest Airlines. In a release, the airport stated Denver was Richmond’s 8th-most popular destination.

Southwest also launched new non-stop flights from Richmond to Chicago Midway on April 12.

The direct flights are being offered five days a week.

Infancy policy

One child over 14 days and under two (2) years of age, not occupying a seat, may be carried free of charge when traveling with an adult (12 years of age or older). Learn more.

Pet policy

Customers flying with a pet are subject to a pet fare. To learn more about traveling with your furry friend, explore the Southwest® pet policy.

Unaccompanied minor

Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted to fly unaccompanied on international flights or any itinerary that includes an international flight. Learn more.

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Pre-pandemic, Chicago was Richmond’s 6th most popular destination, with over 170,000 passengers going to the Windy City in 2019.

“With flights to Chicago (Midway) now underway, RIC enthusiastically welcomes the expansion of Southwest Airlines service from the Richmond region,” said Perry J. Miller, president and CEO of the Capital Region Airport Commission. “Air travelers are gaining an attractive flight option to one of our most popular destinations just in time for spring and summer trips.”

What day is it cheapest to fly from Richmond to Denver?

To find the cheapest day and time to fly Richmond to Denver with Southwest, check out our Low Fare Calendar.

Can I rent a car at Denver International Airport?

You can rent a car at Denver International Airport—book yours with your flight.

Can I change my flight reservation for my flight from Richmond to Denver?

Yes! Flights from Richmond to Denver—or from here or there to anywhere—can be changed with no change fees. Fare difference may apply.

Where can I find the status of my flight from Richmond to Denver?

Check the status of your upcoming Southwest flight here.

Where can I find answers to other questions about flying from Richmond to Denver with Southwest?

Check out the Southwest Airlines® FAQs for answers about everything Southwest.

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