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User currently offlineApuneger From Belgium, joined Sep 2000, 3032 posts, RR: 11
Posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1699 times:

Does anyone knows the main hub airport of Southwest Airlines?


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User currently offlineBoeing757/767 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 2282 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1678 times:

Technically, Southwest, the king of point-to-point travel, does not have a hub. However, they have significant operations at Phoenix, Las Vegas, Baltimore, Nashville and Kansas City, among other places.


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User currently offlineFlashmeister From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 2900 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1669 times:
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According to their website, Phoenix is their largest operation... here's the full list with the number of daily departures:

Phoenix, 178
Las Vegas, 154
Houston-Hobby, 148
Dallas-Love, 140
Los Angeles-LAX, 122
Chicago-Midway, 121
Oakland, 112
Baltimore, 106
St. Louis, 85
Nashville, 83

The city with the highest number of nonstop markets served is Las Vegas, with 37. Also, none of these cities are "new": the last one to make the list, Baltimore, was established in 1993. Most are from the early-to-mid 1980s.


User currently offlineMidway DC9-10 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 265 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 1 day ago) and read 1633 times:

I imaginge the number of flights at MDW will increase this year once the new terminal opens. I believe they are supposed to operate out of 20 gates when it is completed.

Dave


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