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El Paso is Southwest Airlines’ Newest Nonstop from Silicon Valley’s Airport

January 14, 2019

Rosemary Barnes – SJC
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El Paso is Southwest Airlines’ Newest Nonstop from Silicon Valley’s Airport

-- Inaugural Service to El Paso from SJC began January 13; Southwest Now Offers 28 Nonstop Destinations from SJC --

San Jose, Calif. – Southwest Airlines® added another important destination to its growing list of cities available nonstop from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) on Jan. 13, 2019, with an inaugural flight to El Paso. Book flights now at 
As part of Southwest’s continued expansion of service from Silicon Valley, the carrier is making it easier for those living and doing business in west Texas to travel through convenient El Paso International Airport (ELP).
Southwest launched once-weekly, Sunday service to and from El Paso yesterday as shown below, and plans to expand to twice-weekly Sunday service on April 14, 2019:

San Jose - El Paso El Paso - San Jose
WN 4422  9:55 a.m. 1:25 p.m. Sunday WN 5887 7:40 a.m. 9:25 a.m. Sunday

Average flight time is 2 hours, 38 minutes. Times of day shown are local. Flight times will change with twice-weekly Sunday service beginning April 14.  See for flight times.  
Southwest is SJC’s largest airline with 109 peak departures daily to these 28 cities: Albuquerque, Austin, Baltimore/Washington, Boise, Burbank, Cabo San Lucas, Chicago/Midway, Dallas/Love Field, Denver, El Paso, Houston-Hobby, Las Vegas, Los Angeles/LAX, Nashville (begins 6/9/19), New Orleans (seasonal), Ontario, Orange County/Santa Ana, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh/Durham (begins 6/9/19), Reno, Saint Louis, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Seattle, Spokane and Tucson.

Southwest previously announced its intention to offer Hawaii service from Mineta San Jose International Airport with tickets expected to be sold in 2019.

About San José Mineta International Airport (SJC): Fly Simple 
Fueled by a culture of innovation, San José Mineta International Airport (SJC) is the Bay Area's easiest and most dependable airport due to its medium size, simple layout, temperate climate, and inland location. Just minutes from downtown San José, SJC is a convenient gateway to Northern California and the Silicon Valley region, providing nonstop service across North America and to Europe and Asia. SJC is a self‐supporting enterprise owned and operated by the City of San José. For more airport information, visit Connect with SJC on social media at

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