Joplin Regional Airport begins offering flights to Houston

Joplin Regional Airport

JOPLIN, Mo. – The Joplin Regional Airport adds a new destination to its air service. Beginning June 1, 2021, Joplin travelers can fly to and from Houston, Texas.

Earlier this month, the city announced daily flights to both Chicago and Denver with United Express, operated by SkyWest Airlines.

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“This is an exciting time with three great hubs for the Joplin market,” said Steve Stockam, Manager of the Joplin Regional Airport. “The locations and schedules will benefit our customer. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, they’ll have some options to make connections they’ve been seeking.”

The new United Express flights will be on board a 50-seat regional jet with daily trips to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), Denver International Airport (DEN), and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

People wanting to book a flight can do so on April 6, 2021.

Departure Airport Departure Time Arrival Airport Arrival Time
Joplin 8:00 a.m. Chicago 9:58 a.m.
Chicago 9:20 a.m. Joplin 11:14 a.m.
Joplin 11:44 a.m. Houston 1:40 p.m.
Houston 2:45 p.m. Joplin 4:33 p.m.
Joplin 5:10 p.m. Denver 6:20 p.m.
Denver 7:40 p.m. Joplin 10:36 p.m.