Today, Southwest Airlines began nonstop service to Norfolk, Virginia via Norfolk International Airport (ORF) from San Diego International Airport (SAN). The route operates one flight daily, excluding Saturdays.
“This new nonstop route provides convenient and time-saving access for Navy personnel, their families, and anyone else with connections to Southern California and the greater Hampton Roads area of Virginia,” said Kimberly Becker, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority President and CEO. “We thank Southwest Airlines for this new route and their continued commitment to SAN.”
This route is the only year-round service offered between the two cities. During the summer of 2019, Southwest Airlines offered nonstop flights between Norfolk and San Diego which were popular due to the Navy connection between two cities – San Diego’s Navy base and Norfolk’s Naval Station. For available flight days and times, please visit southwest.com.
SAN has achieved Airports Council International’s (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation for its “Let’s Go Safely” program which prioritizes the health and safety of passengers, employees, and the community through several modifications and improvements at the airport. Health and safety modifications that have been implemented throughout the terminals, Rental Car Center, Parking Plaza, and Airport Authority administration building includes increased cleaning of high touchpoints, electrostatic spraying, signage on preventive health measures, floor decals, and seat separation signage to queue six-foot social distance, hand sanitizer stations, Plexiglas sneeze guards in certain public spaces, and face masks are required on all airport property.