John Glenn Columbus Airport announces nonstop flights to Seattle

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Alaska Airlines has announced they will be offering nonstop flights from Columbus to Seattle starting next year. 

According to a release from John Glenn Columbus International Airport, starting in March of 2019, daily nonstop services to Seattle will be offered by Alaska Airlines.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Alaska Airlines to John Glenn International,” said Columbus Regional Airport Authority President & CEO Joseph R. Nardone. “Securing nonstop flights to Seattle has been a top priority for us to better serve the increasing volume of passengers traveling between Columbus and Seattle. Now, thanks to Alaska, these passengers can save valuable time while experiencing the airline’s friendly and relaxed style.”

Columbus is the first Ohio location for Alaska Airlines.

“Recent expansions in Central Ohio by Seattle-area businesses such as Amazon, zulily and SK Food Group underscore the value of Alaska’s nonstop flights between Seattle and Columbus. This service will be a valuable selling point for future business growth in the area,” said Kenny McDonald, President and CEO of the region’s economic development organization, Columbus 2020. 

Seattle flights from Columbus are available for booking at

Flight details

  • Daily nonstop service between Columbus (CMH) and Seattle (SEA) by Alaska Airlines begins March 7, 2019, which coincides with The Ohio State University and other spring break schedules.
  • This nonstop flight can save an average of 3 hours one-way compared to the time required for a connecting flight.
  • Aircraft: 149-seat Airbus 320 aircraft


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