ASHEVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT: 
One of the fastest growing airports in the U.S. for two consecutive years.

The Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) has consistently ranked as one of the fastest growing airports in the country, and growth is expected to continue into 2020. Passenger numbers grew by 43% in 2019, the largest annual leap in the airport's history, making 2019 the sixth consecutive year of record growth, and the seventh consecutive year of growth.

AIRPORT FAST FACTS ► AVL is located just 12 miles from downtown, offers 60+ nonstop flights daily to and from 22 destinations, including six international hubs, and is served by six airlines: Allegiant, American, Delta, Elite, Spirit and United. AVL is nearing the completion of $115 million in improvements, and recently opened a new five-story parking garage.  ► TSA Pre✓®  is available at AVL. 

RECORD YEAR ► With unprecedented 43% annual growth, AVL served 1.6 million passengers in 2019.

NONSTOP DESTINATIONS/CONNECTIONS ► Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago (O'Hare and Midway), Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver (spring through fall), Detroit (seasonal), Ft. Lauderdale, Newark, New York City (summer seasonal), Orlando, Orlando/Sanford, Philadelphia, Punta Gorda, Sarasota, St. Pete-Clearwater, Tampa, Vero Beach (seasonal), Washington, D.C. (Dulles and National), and West Palm Beach.

NEW OR EXPANDED NONSTOP ROUTES
COMING IN 2020

► Dallas Fort Worth on American Airlines - expanding to 2x/daily (March 2020)
► Philadelphia on American Airlines - expanding to 2x/daily (March 2020)
► Austin on Allegiant - 2x/weekly (May 2020)
► Boston on Allegiant - 2x/weekly (May 2020)
► Chicago on Allegiant - 2x/weekly (May 2020)
► Chicago on American Airlines - Saturday service (May 2020)
► Houston on Allegiant - 2x/weekly (May 2020)
► Washington, D.C. on American Airlines - Saturday service (May 2020)
► LaGuardia on American Airlines - expanding to daily service (June 2020)

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