Alternate airports

Get cheaper flights by flying to alternate airports

The savings from traveling a little further to another airport can outweigh the cost and effort of getting there.

Top tips

  • Southwest often flies to nearby airports (Providence near Boston and Long Beach near Los Angeles)
  • Smaller airports often have lower fees which airlines pass onto you, the consumer.
  • In peak season or for big events search for deals to nearby airports for huge savings.
  • Smaller airports can be quicker to get in and out of.
  • Alternate airports may be more convenient for where you are traveling to.

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Use this chart to find the distance (in miles) to alternative airports.

City / Main airportAlternative Airports
Akron, OHCleveland (36); Pittsburgh (70); Columbus (99); Detroit (162);
Albany, NYHartford (80); New York City (140)
Atlanta, GAChattanooga (106); Birmingham (134); Knoxville (152)
Atlantic City, NJPhiladelphia (55); Newark (93); Baltimore (142)
Austin, TXSan Antonio (70); Houston (143); Dallas/Fort Worth (183)
Baltimore, MDWashington National (30); Washington Dulles (43); Harrisburg (70); Philadelphia (90); Richmond (120)
Bangor, MEPortland (111); Manchester (189);Boston (201)
Baton Rouge, LANew Orleans (65); Pensacola (236)
Boston, MAManchester (45); Providence (49); Hartford (91)
Boise, IDSalt Lake City(291)
Buffalo, NYRochester (55); Toronto (68); Pittsburgh (186); Cleveland (192)
Burbank, CALos Angeles (18); Ontario (44)
Burlington, VTMontreal (75); Manchester (137); Hartford (177)
Charleston, SCColumbia (95); Charlotte (168); Atlanta (259)
Charleston, WVColumbus (131); Pittsburgh (165); Cincinnati (173); Louisville (226)
Charlotte, NCGreensboro (82); Greenville/Spartanburg (84); Raleigh (130); Atlanta (227)
Chattanooga, TNKnoxville (87); Atlanta (106); Nashville (113)
Chicago, ILMilwaukee (75); South Bend (75)
Cincinnati, OHDayton (64); Louisville (83); Indianapolis (98); Columbus (116)
Cleveland, OHAkron (36); Toledo (102); Columbus (112); Pittsburgh (124)
Colorado Springs, CODenver (67)
Columbus, OHDayton (72); Akron (99); Cleveland (112); Cincinnati (116)
Corpus Christi, TXHarlingen (110); San Antonio (135); Houston Hobby (187);
Dallas, TXOklahoma City (175); Austin (183)
Dayton, OHCincinnati (64); Columbus (72); Indianapolis (110)
Daytona Beach, FLOrlando (50); Jacksonville (97)
Denver, COColorado Springs (67)
Des Moines, IAOmaha (117); Kansas City (165)
Detroit, MIToledo (49); Flint (54); Lansing (74); Grand Rapids (120)
Eugene, ORPortland (106)
Evansville, INLouisville (98); Nashville (141); St. Louis (161)
Flint, MILansing (45); Detroit (54)
Fort Lauderdale, FLMiami (21); West Palm Beach (42)
Fort Myers, FLSarasota (71); Tampa (104); Fort Lauderdale (112)
Fresno, CAOakland (152); San Francisco (159); Sacramento (167)
Grand Rapids, MILansing (48); Detroit (120); Chicago (134)
Green Bay, WIMilwaukee (107); Chicago (181)
Greensboro, NCRaleigh (67); Charlotte (82)
Harlingen, TXCorpus Christi (107); San Antonio (235)
Harrisburg, PABaltimore (70); Washington National (81); Philadelphia (83); Washington Dulles (94)
Hartford, CTProvidence (66); Boston (91); New York City (108)
Hilton Head, SCSavannah (31); Charleston (62); Jacksonville (133)
Houston, TXAustin (143); San Antonio (191)
Huntsville, ALBirmingham (74); Nashville (97); Atlanta (151)
Indianapolis, INCincinnati (98); Dayton (110); Louisville (111)
Jacksonville, FLDaytona Beach (93); Savannah (117); Orlando (143)
Kalamazoo, MIGrand Rapids (47); Lansing (62); Detroit (113); Chicago (116)
Kansas City, MOOmaha (152)
Key West, FLMiami (126); Fort Lauderdale (144)
Knoxville, TNNashville (152); Atlanta (152); Greenville/Spartanburg (261)
Lansing, MIFlint (45); Grand Rapids (48); Detroit (74)
Lehigh Valley, PAPhiladelphia (55); New York (79)
Lexington, KYLouisville (63); Cincinnati (70)
Lincoln, NEOmaha (55); Kansas City (152)
Little Rock, ARMemphis (130)
Los Angeles, CABurbank (18); Long Beach (18); Orange County (36); Ontario (47)
Louisville, KYCincinnati (83); Indianapolis (111); Dayton (147)
Madison, WIMilwaukee (74); Chicago (119)
Manchester, NHBoston (45); Portland, ME (73); Providence (84)
McAllen, TXHarlingen (37); Corpus Christi (119); San Antonio (232)
Medford, ORPortland, OR (222)
Memphis, TNLittle Rock (130); Nashville (200)
Miami, FLFort Lauderdale (21); West Palm Beach (62)
Milwaukee, WIChicago (75)
Mobile, ALPensacola (64); Birmingham (216)
Montreal, CanadaBurlington (75); Manchester, NH (209); Boston (254)
Naples, FLFort Myers (26); Sarasota (98); Fort Lauderdale (101); Tampa (134)
Nashville, TNMemphis (200); Atlanta (214)
New Orleans, LABaton Rouge (65); Pensacola (186)
New York, NYNewark (14); White Plains (26); Long Island MacArthur/Islip (50); Philadelphia (93); Hartford (108)
Newark, NJNew York (14); Philadelphia (81); Hartford (115); Baltimore (179)
Norfolk, VANewport News (23); Richmond (75); Washington, DC (142); Raleigh (160)
Oakland, CASan Francisco (11); San Jose (30); Sacramento (75)
Oklahoma City, OKTulsa (111); Wichita (156); Dallas (175)
Omaha, NEDes Moines (117); Kansas City (152)
Ontario, CAOrange County (30); Burbank (44); Los Angeles (47); Palm Springs (65)
Orange County, CALong Beach (19); Ontario (30); Los Angeles (36); San Diego (76)
Orlando, FLDaytona Beach (50); Tampa (80); Gainesville (98); Jacksonville (143)
Palm Springs, CAOntario (65); San Diego (85); Orange County (86); Los Angeles (110)
Pensacola, FLMobile (64); New Orleans (186)
Philadelphia, PANewark (81); Baltimore (90)
Phoenix, AZTucson (110)
Pittsburgh, PAAkron (70); Cleveland (124); Columbus (144)
Portland, MEManchester, NH (78); Boston (95)
Portland, ORSeattle (129)
Providence, RIBoston (49); Hartford (66); Manchester, NH (84); New York (146)
Raleigh, NCGreensboro (67); Charlotte (130)
Reno, NVSacramento (112); Oakland (180); San Francisco (192)
Richmond, VANewport News (52); Norfolk (75); Washington, DC (97); Baltimore (120)
Roanoke, VAGreensboro (85); Raleigh (120); Washington, DC (192)
Rochester, NYBuffalo (55); Syracuse (79); Toronto (106)
Sacramento, CAOakland (75); San Francisco (86); Reno (112)
Saginaw, MIFlint (43); Lansing (58); Detroit (98)
St. Louis, MOIndianapolis (229)
San Antonio, TXAustin (70); Houston (191)
San Diego, CAOrange County (76); Palm Springs (86); Long Beach (96); Los Angeles (109)
San Francisco, CAOakland (11); San Jose (30); Sacramento (86)
San Jose, CASan Francisco (30); Oakland (30)
Sarasota, FLTampa (40); Fort Myers (71); Orlando (109)
Seattle, WAVancouver (127); Portland (129)
Shreveport, LALittle Rock (182); Dallas/Fort Worth (190)
South Bend, INChicago (75); Indianapolis (137); Detroit (157)
Spokane, WASeattle (224)
Syracuse, NYRochester (79); Buffalo (134); Toronto (175)
Tampa, FLSarasota (39); Orlando (80); Fort Myers (105)
Toledo, OHDetroit (49); Flint (96); Cleveland (102); Columbus (121)
Tucson, AZPhoenix (110)
Tulsa, OKOklahoma City (111)
Vancouver, CanadaSeattle (127)
Washington, DCBaltimore (30); Richmond (96)
W Palm Beach, FLFort Lauderdale (42); Miami (62); Orlando (142)
Wichita, KSOklahoma City (156)
Worcester, MAProvidence (44); Boston (45); Hartford (47)

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A New England native but explorer at heart, Melisse has traveled throughout North America, biked through rice paddies in Bali, seen the Northern Lights in Iceland, walked alongside llamas in Machu Picchu and made her way around Europe while studying abroad in London. She is the Head of Content and Social Media for North America at Cheapflights.