Sun Country Airlines to Boost Services from Wisconsin

A Sun Country Airlines Boeing 737NG aircraft parked.
Photo Credit: Sun Country Airlines

LONDON – Minnesota based LCC Sun Country Airlines will launch new services next year from Eau Claire, Green Bay and Madison, Wisconsin to Orlando (MCO), Florida. A further service from Minneapolis-St. Paul International (MSP) to Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS), Florida, will also be added.

Eau Claire, Green Bay and Madison, Wisconsin to Orlando (MCO), Florida

Commencing April 12, 2023: Sun Country has now opened bookings for its proposed non-stop service from Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (EAU) to Orlando (MCO).

The service will operate twice weekly on Friday and Monday starting April 21, 2023. This service is in addition to Sun Country’s nonstop service from Eau Claire to MSP which allows for connectivity across Sun Country’s system.

Also, in Wisconsin, new service will operate twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays between Orlando and both Madison and Green Bay beginning April 20.

Grant Whitney, Chief Revenue Officer, Sun Country, said:

“Customers in Wisconsin have strongly supported Sun Country’s growth and we are thrilled to add this new service to Orlando that augments existing service to Fort Myers, Las Vegas and Phoenix from both of these great markets.”

MSP to Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS), Florida


In addition to the increased services in Wisconsin, the airline will also add another Florida service to its offerings from its Minnesota base.

Commencing April 12, 2023: Destin-Fort Walton Beach will become Sun Country’s 11th nonstop destination in Florida from the Twin Cities.

“We are excited to provide new service to northwest Florida,” said Whitney. “Sun Country offers the most nonstop Florida destinations from MSP, and we are confident that Minnesotans and Midwest vacationers will love the white sand beaches that have made the Florida Panhandle famous.”

Okaloosa Board of County Commissioner Chairman Mel Ponder added: “This partnership is so meaningful for Okaloosa County.”

“Not only will destinations like Minneapolis/St. Paul become more accessible to residents, visitors can book spring travel now to experience our white sandy beaches and attractions throughout the County which make Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida a premier destination”

About Sun Country Airlines



Sun Country Airlines is a new breed of hybrid low-cost air carrier that dynamically deploys shared resources across our synergistic scheduled service, charter, and cargo businesses.

Based in Minnesota, Sun Country serves leisure and charter customers, and also provides CMI service to Amazon, with flights throughout the United States and to destinations in Mexico, Central America, Canada, and the Caribbean. 

The airline operates from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, operating on 98 routes serving 78 airports across the United States, Mexico, Central America, Canada, and the Caribbean with Boeing 737NG aircraft.

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Len Varley

A former Chief Pilot/Chief Flying Instructor, Len has 35 years experience in diverse aviation roles. Speaks fluent Australian & English! Len is the Assistant Editor for AviationSource.

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