American Airlines launches nonstop service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport while expanded service to Phoenix also begins

Today, American Airlines launched new nonstop service from Will Rogers World Airport (OKC) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).  The new American route provides Oklahomans more options to the nation’s capital.

“We are very pleased with American’s addition of nonstop service to one of our City’s most frequented destinations,” says Mark Kranenburg, airports director.  “Sustained growth in areas of aviation, bioscience and aerospace, plus the significant presence of state and federal campuses, has driven the demand for more service to the D.C. area.   This new nonstop will be a great benefit for our travelers.”

The addition of DCA brings the total number of cities served by American from OKC to seven and includes Dallas/Ft. Worth, Chicago, Charlotte, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.  The average number of daily departures by the carrier averages 21.

The daily DCA flight will utilize the Embraer 175 (E-175) aircraft offering two classes of service.  The current schedule is as follows:


            OKC to DCA                   DCA to OKC

                 (Daily)                           (Daily)



6:49 AM

10:44 AM




6:00 PM

8:29 PM






American also began a second daily flight to Phoenix.  The carrier introduced nonstop Phoenix service April 3, 2018 and has been operating one daily flight utilizing a Canadair CRJ 900.  The flight has been so successful that today American adds a second daily nonstop flight utilizing mainline service on an Airbus A319.  The A319 seats 128 people and has two classes of service.  The current Phoenix schedule is as follows:


          OKC to PHX                     PHX to OKC

               (Daily)                            (Daily)



5:55 AM

7:31 AM

3:42 PM

5:15 PM




1:10 PM

4:22 PM

7:45 PM

10:56 PM