Nonstop Service from SMF to Charlotte begins in March

US Airways offering early seasonal service to hub city, and one-stop connections to international destinations

SACRAMENTO, CA. Jan. 7, 2014 — US Airways will initiate seasonal nonstop service from Sacramento to Charlotte, N.C. beginning  in March, two months earlier than its usual seasonal service. Charlotte is an important business and leisure destination for Sacramento travelers and offers convenient one-stop connections to the Caribbean Islands, the Virgin Islands, and other popular vacation destinations.

Charlotte nonstop flights will operate on selected dates from March 2 to May 21, when it expands to daily service.

The schedule is as follows:

Flight 516      
Sacramento (SMF) to Charlotte (CLT)
Departs 10:59 p.m.
Arrives 6:27 a.m.​
Flight 442
Charlotte (CLT) to Sacramento (SMF)
Departs 8:25 p.m.
Arrives 11:01 p.m.​

As a hub city for US Airways, Charlotte links Capitol City flyers to easy connections with many US and international destinations, including Aruba,  Belize City, Florence, Frankfurt, London,  Melbourne, Montreal, Nassau, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, San Paulo, St. Maarten, and St. Thomas Islands.

The Sacramento County Department of Airports is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four-airport system: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County Airport System is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit

Please contact Laurie Slothower, Communications & Media Officer at (916)806-5394 if you have any additional questions.