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Southwest Airlines launches service between Memphis and Washington DC

MEMPHIS, TENN. (July 11, 2023) – Southwest Airlines has launched its seasonal daily nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). The route will operate through September 4.

Tickets are on sale at www.southwest.com.   

DCA brings Southwest’s number of destinations from MEM to nine, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago (Midway), Dallas (Love Field), Denver, Houston (Hobby), Orlando and Phoenix.

“It’s great to see Southwest adding to its number of destinations at MEM,” said Michael Keeney, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority. “Washington DC is one of our top destinations and we expect that this will be a popular route this summer.”

The updated schedule is as follows (subject to change):

Memphis to Washington DC

  • Departs: 8:25 AM (CT)
  • Arrives: 11:35 AM (ET)

Washington DC to Memphis 

  • Departs: 5:05 PM (ET) 
  • Arrives: 6:20 PM (CT)