SAA News Release
Denver Flights Reach New Heights

Passenger Tips for Summer Travel

Salina, KS (June 1, 2017) Great Lakes Airlines boarded a total of 1,517 passengers on non-stop flights to and from the Salina Regional Airport and the Denver International Airport during May, 2017. The airline's previous peak month was March, 2017 when 1,465 people decided to Fly Salina.  As Great Lakes nears the completion of one full year of Salina Airport operations, a total of 13,121 passengers have traveled to and from Denver on Great Lakes' 30 seat regional aircraft. 

Salina Airport Authority executive director, Tim Rogers stated that "the one-way fare on Great Lakes is as low as $79 one-way. Affordable fares in addition to the convenience of non-stop flights has made the Denver flights popular with North Central Kansas travelers."

With Denver flights filing up and a busy summer season ahead, Salina passengers are advised to make reservations early. The best fares and schedules are available by booking flights early. Also, plan to arrive at the Salina Airport early for your flight:
  • Arrive at the Salina Regional Airport at least 60 minutes prior to scheduled departure. Arriving 90 minutes prior to scheduled departure is recommended by the airline and TSA.
  • Early arrival at the airport is necessary for passenger check in, receiving a boarding pass, TSA screening of checked bags and clearing the TSA passenger screening check point.
  • All passengers should be in the secure area of the boarding gate 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time to allow for on-time departures.
For reservations go to   Additional passenger information is available at

Fares are subject to availability, change and restrictions may apply.
If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Tim Rogers at 785-827-3914 or email at

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Salina Airport Authority operates the Salina Regional Airport and Airport Industrial Center. Over 110 Airport and Airport Industrial Center businesses and organizations generate 6,459 total jobs and account for $1.5 billion in total economic activity.   Docking Institute Economic Impact Study.

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Great Lakes Airlines provides scheduled passenger air service with a fleet of 30 passenger, Embraer EMB-120 regional aircraft.  The airline provides daily flights at the Salina Regional Airport and is a United Airlines code share partner. 

The Great Lakes web site is

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Salina Airport Authority

Timothy F. Rogers, A.A.E.
Executive Director
phone: 785.827.3914

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