SPOKANE, Wash. — Alaska Airlines announced it will begin nonstop flights between Spokane International Airport and Paine Field in Everett on Nov. 4.
The current scheduled lists two daily flights. A flight from Spokane leaves at 7:40 a.m. and arriving in Everett at 8:55 a.m. The flight from Everett departs at 7:55 p.m. and arrives in Spokane at 9:10 p.m.
Tickets are already on sale, with one-way fares starting at $49.
One of the biggest draws for travelers: A flight option that doesn’t require battling Sea-Tac Airport traffic. Paine Field promises that arriving passengers will get from the gate to the parking lot in just five minutes.
The announcement makes Spokane the 10th destination served by Alaska at the new terminal in Everett. From Paine Field, guests can currently fly to eight destinations: Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orange County, California, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose, California.
Alaska recently announced that Palm Springs will become the airline’s ninth destination from Everett.
Alaska began offering commercial served at Paine Field on March 4. As of late July, nearly 300,000 guests have flown Alaska’s flights at Paine Field.