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Flight Information

The Purdue University Airport (LAF) is partnering with Southern Airways Express to bring daily round-trip flights from Greater Lafayette to Chicago, providing your new local gateway to the world.

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Book Your Flight Today

Visit the Southern Airways Express website to book your flight and for more information on fare types, baggage and flight times.

Booking a Flight from LAF for Purdue Business Travel

Faculty and staff who will be traveling through the Purdue University Airport for Purdue business should book through Concur or AAA Corporate Travel. A quick reference guide is available to assist with booking.

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Cost Savings

Flying through the Purdue University Airport instead of other airports in the region leads to significant savings in cost and time:

  • Lower mileage
  • Reduced travel time
  • Cheaper parking
  • Avoiding road tolls
  • Less time spent in the airport
  • Shorter lines

Available Promotions

Discount Travel Solutions

Discount Travel Solutions is a discount program for local businesses when flying with Southern.

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Parking and Transportation

Flying local means major savings on parking and transportation, with lower parking rates than other airports in the region.

Southern Airways Express

Founded in 2013 with a mantra of “Every Passenger, Every Day, Every Flight,” Southern Airways Express has grown to become the country’s largest commuter airline, serving nearly 40 American cities across five U.S. time zones. Over 200 daily departures and interline agreements with American, United and Alaska airlines connect hundreds of thousands of passengers annually to destinations around the globe.