Rep. Cole welcomes announcement from Delta

Lawton_It's official!  Delta is coming to Lawton/Ft. Sill Regional Airport.

According to Airport Manager Barbara McNally, you can catch a flight to Atlanta as soon as March 3rd.

She says it's a great step for the Lawton community.  "Atlanta is one of the largest hubs.  The connectivity out of there can take you to 52 countries and countless other locations out of the United States.  So, it's our link to the world," she said.

Delta will offer two flights per day - to and from Atlanta.  Each flight will hold about 50 people.  The first flight is expected to take off March 3.

Rep. Cole Welcomes Announcement from Delta

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after receiving word that Delta Airlines has announced they will begin offering twice daily flights between Lawton, Okla. and Atlanta, Ga., starting March 2008.

"This is great news for Lawton and Southwest Oklahoma," Congressman Cole said. "Not only will these flights add to the convenience of our citizens in and around Lawton, it also makes it easier for others around the country to do business in Lawton. I want to welcome Delta to the city of Lawton and thank them both for their commitment to Southwest Oklahoma."

Delta Air Lines announced this morning that it will offer flight access to a network of destinations through a nonstop service to the airline's hub in Atlanta.  Lawton/Ft. Sill customers will be able to use the only jet service to and from the area through Delta Connection's carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines service. Delta Air Lines is one of the largest airlines in the world with service to 310 destinations in 54 countries worldwide.