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Norfolk airport adding nonstop flights to Denver this year

Norfolk International Airport at 2200 Norview Avenue in Norfolk (Photo by Hillary Smith/ Southside Daily)
Norfolk International Airport at 2200 Norview Avenue in Norfolk (Southside Daily file photo)

United Airlines will begin to offer daily nonstop flights from Norfolk to Denver this summer, according to a press release from Norfolk International Airport.

The year-round service will begin on June 8. Flights out of Norfolk will depart at 8 a.m. and arrive in Denver at 10:08 a.m. Flights out of Denver will depart at 5:45 p.m. and arrive in Norfolk at 11:10 p.m.

The flights will be on a 128-seat Airbus A319.

“This new nonstop service provides our local community needed access to Denver and also offers greater west coast and Pacific reach through United’s Denver hub,” Norfolk Airport Authority executive director Robert Bowen said in a statement. “We are gratified that United has selected Norfolk for this service expansion.”

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, Denver was the ninth most in-demand market for Norfolk customers.

This article was published in partnership with our sister publication, Southside Daily.

Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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