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Alaska Airlines announces new nonstop service between Seattle, Wa. and Columbus, Oh.

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Alaska Airlines is ready to touch down in Buckeye Country. The airline announced it will begin daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio.

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The new service, which is scheduled to begin March 7, 2019, will be the only nonstop flight offered between the Pacific Northwest and Central Ohio.

Columbus is the largest city in Ohio and the 14th largest city in the nation. It's also home to The Ohio State University, one of the largest universities in the country and home of the Buckeyes.

Alaska currently operates an average of 31 daily flights from the West Coast to 10 Midwest cities, which includes Chicago; Detroit; Indianapolis; Kansas City, Missouri; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Minneapolis; Oklahoma City; Omaha, Nebraska; St. Louis; and Wichita, Kansas.

From Alaska's main hub in Seattle, guests can travel nonstop to 89 destinations. Columbus becomes the 90th nonstop destination this spring.

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