Big Sky welcomes new American Airlines flight


BIG SKY, MT – American Airlines has announced that they will offer non-stop, seasonal flights from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) beginning June 2, 2016. DFW is American Airlines’ largest hub with connections to over 200 destinations in over 26 countries. This new flight truly opens up the possibilities for anyone in the world who is drawn to Big Sky, Montana.

Big Sky is a prime destination year round. It’s only a short and scenic drive from the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport and it’s the ideal place to experience everything that makes this region so special. From mountains to spas to professional development to easy access to Yellowstone National Park, Big Sky has it all. With the addition of the American Airlines flight, it’s easier than ever before to access Big Sky from anywhere in the world.

Big Sky, Montana, offers something magical for everyone: Skiing at Big Sky Resort’s “Biggest Skiing In America”, hiking in the endless Gallatin National Forest, experiencing the vastness and natural wonders of Yellowstone National Park, fly fishing in the Blue Ribbon waters of Southwest Montana, spotting wildlife in the towering Madison Range, experiencing an authentic dude ranch, enjoying a day at a high-end spa, snowmobiling through the endless mountains, hunting for trophy animals, horseback riding on the expansive trail systems, attending meetings and conferences at Big Sky Resort, or relaxing at a free summer concert in Big Sky Town Center — this and so much more is now only an American Airlines flight away.

Big Sky Resort, The Yellowstone Club, Spanish Peaks, Moonlight Basin, the Bozeman Chamber, Bozeman Tourism Business Improvement District, Visit Big Sky, and Yellowstone Country Montana made the addition of the American Airlines flights possible. Not only will this flight help to boost the local economy, create jobs, and unlock new markets for Montana, but it will also allow destination guests to easily access the Big Sky State to experience everything that Big Sky, Montana, has to offer.

The seasonal American Airlines flights from DFW to BZN will start on June 2 and end in October for the summer season, and will start again on December 15 and end in April for the winter season. With this expanded seasonal service, American Airlines joins other major carriers like Delta, United, Alaska, Allegiant, and Frontier which already have year round and seasonal flights to BZN. The addition of the Dallas/Fort Worth destination to the line-up means that Bozeman now offers non-stop service to 15 destinations in 13 states scattered across the country.

Whether guests are flying direct or making a connection, they can fly non-stop to Bozeman, Montana, from Seattle/Tacoma, Portland, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Denver, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Chicago, Atlanta, Newark Liberty, and New York’s La Guardia. Some flights are offered year round, while others capitalize on the seasonal appeal of Big Sky, Montana.

The Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport is the 8th busiest airport in the Northwestern US and the 117th busiest airport (out of 450 commercially served airports) in the United States. In 2015, BZN hosted 1,021,155 passengers – a record for both Bozeman and Montana. Since 2010, the number of passengers has increased by over 40%. Reliable air travel to BZN is putting the outdoor hub of Southwest Montana on the map and Big Sky is booming.