Fly to Branson

Flying to Branson from anywhere in the United States is easy due to several nearby airports offering expanded commercial service. The closest is the Branson Airport, which opened in 2009 and provides low-cost flights to Branson. The Airport was created through a unique public-private partnership and is the first privately developed and operated commercial service airport built in the United States. Additionally, low-cost fares are available on several airlines flying into Springfield-Branson National Airport, just 50 miles north of Branson.

Whether arriving by air or by ground, Branson/Lakes Area is a great family vacation value!

Visit the Branson Airport online at or call  1-888-FLY-BKG1 for the latest updates on routes and air service.

Branson Airport

Branson Airport (BKG)

10 miles south of Branson


Families and groups flying to Branson can enjoy a fast check in process then stop in at the Airport Diner for a bite to eat or spend time in the General Store featuring locally made products. A full offering of ground transportation services are located in terminal. Frontier Airlines utilizes one of the youngest fleets of Airbus A320 (186 passenger) planes in the industry. This allows for greater comfort and efficiency to deliver Frontier Airlines - Low Fares Done Right promise.

Make connections from across the country. The list of routes and carriers are growing. Visit for the most up-to-date air service options available or call 1-888-FLY-BKG1. (888-359-2541).

Springfield-Branson National Airport

Springfield-Branson Natl. Airport (SGF)

50 miles north of Branson

The Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) is served by a variety of airlines, including Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta and United, making it an easy destination for travelers from around the country. Springfield-Branson National Airport is roughly 50 miles north of Branson (a 45-60-minute drive, depending on time of day and driving conditions). 

Springfield-Branson National Airport opened its new 275,000 sq. ft., $117 million Midfield Terminal in 2009. The new terminal replaces the old facility on Kearney Street. The new facility has 10 airline gates and room to add 50 more, if needed. Accessibility has been improved as well: flyers can walk from their car to their airplane without climbing a single stair. 

For more information, visit or call 417-868-0500.

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

NW Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA)

98 miles SW of Branson

The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) is another major area airport facility that opened in 1998. The airport serves primarily the Northwest Arkansas cities of Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, Siloam Springs and Springdale, but it's also less than two hours from the Branson/Lakes Area. The airport is served by flights on American Airlines, Delta, United, and Allegiant Air.

The airport's location also makes it convenient for visitors who also want to visit Eureka Springs, Ark. on their way to Branson, or the Joplin, Mo., area.

For more information, visit or call 479-205-1000.

Boone County Regional Airport

Boone County Airport (HRO)

32 miles south of Branson

Situated in Harrison, Ark., and just 30 minutes from the Branson/Lakes Area, Boone County Regional Airport gives regional fliers and corporate executives another convenient flying option.

The four-lane expansion of U.S. 65 between Branson and Harrison was completed in 2009, and this airport is an easy drive from Branson. The airport is also a short drive from Eureka Springs, Ark., Bull Shoals Lake and the Buffalo National River. Daily flights from Kansas City and Memphis on Seaport Airlines.

For more information, visit or call 870-741-6954.

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General Aviation

If you're planning to charter a flight to Branson or if plan to fly here in your own personal aircraft, the Branson/Lakes Area also has a number of general aviation airfields (including services for prop, rotor and jet aircraft).