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Rochester International Airport is located just south of Rochester, Minnesota and offers direct flights to several destinations.

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How many direct flights are available from the Rochester, mn Airport?

Rochester, Minnesota is home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, which draws millions of people from around the globe annually. But what about if you want to fly FROM Rochester? Where can you fly TO?

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If you're looking to fly out of Rochester, you'll need to take advantage of the several direct flights offered at Rochester International Airport (RST). Though the pandemic has caused several changes in flights originating at RST, as of February 2022, there are five destinations that have direct flights from RST.

Scroll down for details about each destination and to see the route map as well as other benefits of flying direct from the Rochester, MN airport.

Rochester International Airport offers direct flights to Minneapolis, Minnesota

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RST is served by daily flights to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) on Delta Airlines. While the number of flights varies each day, there are usually around 4 to 5 direct flights that connect you with MSP and its massive Delta hub.

Rochester International Airport offers direct flights to Atlanta, Georgia

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RST is also served by daily flights several times a week to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) on Delta Airlines, where you can again connect with another massive Delta hub.

Rochester International Airport offers direct flights to Chicago, Illinois

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You can fly direct from Rochester (Minnesota's Med City) to Chicago (the Windy City )with a direct flight from American Airlines from RST to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) in Illinois, where you can connect with many other national and international flights.

Rochester International Airport offers direct flights to Phoenix, Arizona

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Starting in February 2022, you can fly direct from Rochester, Minnesota (RST) to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) in Phoenix, Arizona on Sun Country Airlines. 

Rochester International Airport offers direct flights to Fort Meyers, Florida

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Also starting in February 2022, you can fly direct from Rochester, Minnesota (RST) to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Meyers, Florida on Sun Country Airlines.

Rochester, Minnesota Airport Direct Flights Map

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Flying direct out of Rochester at RST has other benefits, too

Flying direct out of RST offers some other big advantages, too. The first is that RST is located close to Mayo Clinic and most other points in Rochester. Taxi service is available, or if you're driving, parking at RST is incredibly affordable.

Plus, the TSA security lines at RST are small and don't take a lot of time to go through, which, of course, means you don't have to arrive at the airport two hours before your flight, as you usually have to do at larger airports.

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