Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Announces Spirit Airlines Landing at the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport

February 15th, 2022

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New daily nonstop service to Orlando International Airport (MCO) and weekly nonstop service to Myrtle Beach begin in June 2022


Low-fare carrier Spirit Airlines will begin daily nonstop service on June 24, 2022 from the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) to Orlando International Airport (MCO), Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced today. Spirit will also bring weekly (four times per week) nonstop service to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR). Spirit will be the eighth airline to operate at the ROC Airport, and will be the second new airline to start service at ROC since the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport is the only upstate New York airport offering air service on Spirit Airlines,” said County Executive Bello. “Whether you’re planning a family vacation to Disney World or Universal Studios in Orlando or a trip to Myrtle Beach for a golf getaway, Spirit Airlines offers a convenient and affordable way to travel to those two popular vacation destinations. We welcome Spirit’s commitment and investment in our community and in the ROC Airport.”

Spirit’s service to Orlando will be the only daily, nonstop service to Rochester’s number one travel destination, giving Guests More Go to theme park attractions and family-friendly entertainment. The carrier will also be offering the only nonstop service to Myrtle Beach, another top destination for Rochester residents looking to enjoy 60 miles of beautiful coastline and more than 100 courses offered at The Golf Capital of the World.

“We can’t wait to welcome Rochester area residents onboard our bright, yellow planes and offer them More Go to exciting vacation destinations,” said John Kirby, Vice President of Network Planning at Spirit Airlines. “With our low fares and nonstop flights, Amusement Park thrill seekers and beachgoers can take off on the quickest routes to the places they want to travel to the most.”

The flights are as follows:


Flights Available:

Launch Date:
Orlando (MCO) Daily June 24, 2022
Myrtle Beach (MYR) 4x Weekly June 24, 2022

Passengers can begin booking tickets today online at Strong passenger support of these nonstop flights demonstrates that our community can support additional Spirit nonstop service in the future to other destinations. Spirit Airlines schedules are subject to change based on demand and conditions due to COVID-19.