New flight to Destin-Fort Walton Beach from the Twin Cities coming soon

Sun Country Airlines is launching new service from Minneapolis-St. Paul International (MSP) to Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS) in Spring 2023.

  • The new flight from MSP to Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS) will begin on April 12, 2023, according to a press release from Sun Country. 

Destin-Fort Walton Beach will be Sun Country’s 11th nonstop destination in Florida from the Twin Cities. The flights will be provided on a modern Boeing 737 fleet four times (4x) a week and will be operating mostly outside of the core business hours, according to the Okaloosa County Public Information Office. 

“We are excited to provide new service to northwest Florida,” said Grant Whitney, Chief Revenue Officer, Sun Country. “Sun Country offers the most nonstop Florida destinations from MSP, and we are confident that Minnesotans and Midwest vacationers will love the white sand beaches that have made the Florida Panhandle famous.”

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“This partnership is so meaningful for Okaloosa County,” said Okaloosa Board of County Commissioner Chairman Mel Ponder. “Not only will destinations like Minneapolis/St. Paul become more accessible to residents, visitors can book spring travel now to experience our white sandy beaches and attractions throughout the County which make Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida a premier destination.”

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