Flights from Columbus with Southwest Airlines®.

Say goodbye to the capital of Ohio and see where Southwest® flies from John Glenn Columbus International Airport.

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Traveling from Columbus.

Southwest Airlines proudly serves John Glenn Columbus International Airport.

Take some time away from the Arch City and board a Southwest flight departing from John Glenn Columbus International Airport. Flying Southwest means you can travel far and wide across the U.S. and trade the plains for mountains or maybe some southern comfort. Make time to visit other parts of the U.S. that you’ve always wanted to see in person. Whether you take a shared ride or book a shuttle, departing from John Glenn Columbus International Airport is simple when your trip starts with us.

While we know you have a soft spot for the rhythm of life in Columbus, let your adventurous side take the lead and leave behind America’s Heartland. Perhaps this is the chance you’ve been waiting for to explore corners of the U.S. you’ve never ventured into. Trade Columbus’s skyscrapers and bright lights for the scenic mountain ranges of the Pacific Northwest or the glistening waters of the Pacific Ocean. Go from freshwater to saltwater in a matter of hours and enjoy fresh-caught food and sandy piers. Wherever you’ve been itching to explore, count on Southwest to help you get there and start your new adventure.

Explore beyond Columbus and satisfy your craving for travel. Take a step away from the Midwest with a flight on Southwest Airlines. Whether you choose to be closer to the great outdoors or are looking for a new cultural experience, Southwest can take you there from John Glenn Columbus International Airport. Explore where you can fly and discover exciting trip add-ons from Southwest Airlines® Experiences —and rack up Rapid Rewards® points. Rest assured that booking will be straightforward from flight selection to checkout to boarding. Learn more about what makes the Southwest® Experience different.

Where you can fly from Columbus.

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Las Vegas

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Orlando

Experience otherworldly theme parks or enjoy the down to earth vibes in this Central Florida city that’s the perfect steppingstone for once in a lifetime day trips.

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Boston Logan

Pack your bags and head to Bean Town! This city of firsts blends innovation with plenty of history to explore during your stay.

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Chicago (Midway)

The hustle and bustle of the City of the Big Shoulders awaits. Enjoy a world class city filled with Midwest nice people—start your Chicagoland adventure.

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Chicago (Midway)

The hustle and bustle of the City of the Big Shoulders awaits. Enjoy a world class city filled with Midwest nice people—start your Chicagoland adventure.

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Atlanta

Stroll tree lined streets in the sprawling City in a Forest, a hospitable Southern belle that’s home to cutting edge culinary stars, world class centers for the fine arts, and so much more.

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Dallas (Love Field)

Get ready to be wowed by the Big D! Dallas does everything big and they do it well—from blues to leading a herd of bronze steers.

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Tampa

Take in the Sunshine State from this Gulf Coast city, the jewel of the Tampa Bay area.

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Denver

See the world from a higher perspective. Let the Mile High City enamor you with its beautiful mix of urban and mountain style living.

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Check out our Route Tool for a full list of Southwest® destinations in every region.
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Points bookings do not include taxes, fees, and other government/airport charges of at least $5.60 per one-way flight.

Seats and days are limited. Fares may vary by destination, flight, and day of week and won't be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and holiday periods.

Fares may be combined with other Southwest Airlines® combinable fares. If combining with other fares, the most restrictive fare's rules apply.

Fares are nonrefundable but may be applied toward future travel on Southwest Airlines®, as long as reservations are canceled at least ten minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Failure to cancel prior to departure will result in forfeiture of remaining funds on the reservation.

Any change in itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Standby travel may require an upgrade to the Anytime fare depending on Rapid Rewards® tier status.

Fares are subject to change until ticketed.

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Details about John Glenn Columbus International Airport.

Airport code:CMH

City:Columbus

State:Ohio

Concourse A

Gates A: 2-6

Airport-provided WiFi

14

Cities served nonstop daily from CMH*

95

Cities served daily from CMH*

*Based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday-Friday between 11/19/2020 and 12/31/2020, as of 11/20/2020.

Why fly Southwest?

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Bags fly free®1

Your bags fly free, because nothing should be left behind. So pack up without paying up with our two free checked bags.

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No change fees2

Think your plans may change? Don’t sweat it. We don’t charge you fees to change your mind2.

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Gate to gate WiFi3

Surf the web from origin to destination with gate-to-gate WiFi on your flight. Bring your device, and for $8 the Internet will make time fly by on all our flights.

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Fly in comfort

Southwest seats give you up to a 31-inch pitch, 17-inch width, and 2-inch recline, which all adds up to a more comfortable flight.

100% free entertainment.

Boredom doesn’t fly with us. So on your flight, watch a movie3 for free. Just one way we make getting to your destination as nice as being there. Well...almost.

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Your trip comes with low fares and no hidden fees thanks to Transfarency®.

Southwest is bringing our low fares and no hidden fees with us. We want to make your trip special, so we’re taking everything you love about Southwest and bringing it all to your travels. Get everything Transfarency has to offer on your next trip, only with Southwest.

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Join Rapid Rewards, our award-winning frequent flyer program4.

Southwest Rapid Rewards lets you use your points on any flight, any day, any time, which means you can turn your points into a reward flight. Sign up and see why we’ve been named the best rewards program four years in a row4. Points that actually reward you with getaways, that’s Southwest Rapid Rewards.

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100% reward availability5.

You can use your points to book any seat, on any flight, no exceptions. Any day, any time, any flight, your points are ready to take you to where you want to go.

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No blackout dates.

If there’s a seat available on a Southwest flight, you can use your points. It’s that easy. So no matter when you want to get away, you can use your points to get you there. As long as we have a spot available on a flight, you can book it with your Southwest Rapid Rewards points.

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Your points don’t expire.

No matter when you earn them, they’ll be there for you to redeem on your flight to anywhere you want to go.

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Rapid Rewards. Rapid redemption.

You can earn points on flights and on everyday purchases with our partners, which makes getting to our destinations easy. And our reward flights are based on our low fares, so the lower the fare, the fewer points you have to use. It’s almost like we want you to have the trip of a lifetime.

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1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.

2Fare difference may apply.

3Download the Southwest® app to view movies and on-demand content. Inflight messaging only allows access to iMessage and WhatsApp. Apps must be downloaded before the flight. Internet access for $8 a day per device on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Price is subject to change. May not be available for the full duration of flight. Prohibits access to high-bandwidth applications and websites, including Netflix, HBO GO® and VoIP, along with certain obscene/offensive content.

42016-2019 Freddie Awards.

5As reported in the CarTrawler Reward Seat Availability Survey, May 16, 2019, and Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Surveys 2010 – 2019, at IdeaWorksCompany.com.