13 Million Passengers flew out of Sacramento International Airport last year.
An increase of one million passengers from 2018
SMF has seen a lot of activity on 2019. Six new airlines. 10 new nonstop flights, eight new routes.
2019 saw the return of Air Canada and Frontier Airlines to SMF. New to SMF, Spirit, Contour, Boutique and Sun Country.
Southwest has added flights from Sacramento to Hawaii. There are now five non stop flights from Sac to Hawaii.
In the last few years more East Coast routes were added, in addition to New York City, their are non stop flights to Charlotte, Newark and Boston.
Several new shops and restaurants, and shops have opened up in the last year.
There are fewer reasons to drive to the Bay Area Airports.
Jet Blue troubles downsizing at SMF ?
- Jet Blue has three routes out of SMF. New York, Long Beach and seasonal flights to Boston. The airline just announced it is cancelling service from Oakland, San Jose and Sacramento to Long Beach. The airline is leaving Oakland its first location in Northern California. The airline has been struggling on the west coast and is focusing on long haul routes.. The SMF/LGB route will end late April. Oakland has seen the exodus of several International carriers Norwegian Air, British Airways and Level. With Jet Blue exiting Oakland, the airport will not have non stop flights to the New York Area airports. Could Oakland Internationals loss be Sacramento Airports gain?
News in 2020