The number of nonstop flights to Myrtle Beach continues to soar.
Allegiant Air announced it will begin new nonstop service between Myrtle Beach and Nashville, Louisville and Flint, Mich., this summer.
The seasonal flights will provide the Grand Strand direct access to three previously untapped markets, and it continues Myrtle Beach’s push in the nation’s heartland.
Service from Music City to Myrtle Beach will begin June 8 and fly on Fridays and Mondays. Golfers will depart Nashville at 5:48 p.m. and arrive at Myrtle Beach International at 8:13 p.m. The return flight will leave the Grand Strand at 12:20 p.m. and arrive in Nashville, which is in the Central Time Zone, at 12:51 p.m.
Flights from Louisville International Airport will launch on June 6, leaving at 2:51 p.m. and landing in Myrtle Beach at 4:17 p.m. Return service will depart Myrtle Beach at 8 a.m. and land in Louisville 90 minutes later. Flights will be on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Service to Flint’s Bishop International Airport, which will fly on Wednesdays and Saturdays, will begin on June 6, leaving Michigan at 9:16 a.m. and arriving in Myrtle Beach at 11:05 a.m. The return flight will leave the beach at 6:30 a.m., landing in Flint at 8:26 a.m.
A low-cost carrier, Allegiant now provides service to Myrtle Beach from 19 markets.
Allegiant’s announcement further bolsters Myrtle Beach’s reputation as one of the nation’s best and fastest growing airports. Myrtle Beach International Airport now enjoys 59 nonstop flights from 49 airports, most in South Carolina, in addition to being home to the state’s lowest average fares.