Valley International Airport

Southwest Airlines

Travel With Confidence on Southwest Airlines With Valley International Airport

As the only airport in the valley offering Southwest flights, Valley International Airport has shown that it’s committed to offering passengers all of the options they need to get where they need to go, affordably and comfortably.

Known for its flexible and straightforward customer experience, Southwest is dedicated to creating a caring environment for its workers and passengers.

With Southwest, your first and second checked bags fly for free, and you’ll virtually never see a fee for changing or canceling a flight. No matter what your unique travel needs, Southwest has the services you need to have an enjoyable flying experience, with options for the following, and more:

  • Traveling with babies and children
  • Traveling with pets
  • Traveling while pregnant
  • Traveling with food restrictions
  • Traveling with a disability or service animal
  • Senior travelers
  • Travelers needing extra space

Located at gates 5 and 6 upstairs, Southwest uses a unique boarding process in which passengers are free to choose the seat they want as they board in ticket order. If you’re flying into VIA, you can find your baggage in the baggage claim downstairs.

No matter what your traveling needs are once you’re here, you can find it at VIA: including taxis, rental cars, shuttles, and tours. If you’re parking at VIA, our 24-hour security team will watch over your vehicle in the well-lit International Airport parking.

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Start Your Next Adventure With Southwest at Valley International Airport

VIA works to provide travelers with as many high-quality options as possible for all of their flying necessities. With Southwest, you can take a daily non-stop flight to Austin or Houston or a non-stop flight to Dallas during the holiday seasons.

Visiting Austin

With one of the fastest-growing populations of any large U.S. city, Austin residents are committed to “Keep Austin Weird.” With that in mind, you can be sure to find countless ways to see, hear, smell, and taste beautiful things while visiting Austin, Texas. Whether you’re looking to experience nature or to get in touch with your creative side, Austin is the place for you.

To bring a little bit more green into your life, stop by the Barton Springs Pool for a dip before watching for bats at the Congress Avenue Bridge. If you’re looking to expand that color palette, you can’t go wrong with Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art, home to one of the largest art collections in a U.S. museum.

Exploring Houston

As the home of the famous NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston has become a hub of art, dining, culture, and more. Home to a wide array of museums and parks, Houston will never run out of interesting sights to see. No matter your age or interests, Houston is sure to have something fun for you to do and experience.

Of course, on your trip to the “Space City,” you can stop by and see NASA’s visitor center at Space Center Houston. After that, you can try another quintessential Houston activity by visiting a livestock show and rodeo. Last but not least, you can top off your Houston adventure with a trip to the Buffalo Bayou in the heart of the city.

Experiencing Dallas

Full of must-see structures like the postmodern Perot Museum of Nature and Science and the Gothic-style Kirby Building, Dallas offers a vast selection of unbelievable attractions before you even leave the street. Of course, Dallas is also home to one of the most infamous streets in the world, and you can learn all about the infamous Kennedy assassination at the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

Dallas’s interesting sights aren’t restricted to the historical and architectural: the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a must-see for any visitors to the city, featuring a wide selection of outdoor shows, programs, and events. Afterward, be sure to stop by to see the fish in Dallas World Aquarium’s 87,000 gallons worth of saltwater tanks.

Southwest | Gates 5 and 6 at VIA