After the craziness of the holiday season and some serious cool temps and dark skies, planning a getaway may be at the top of your list of things to do in 2024. Jetting out of town is easier than ever with some great "easy to get there" destinations right out of Flint Bishop International Airport.

Now, if you're like me, when you are so fired up for a vacation you just want to get there as soon as possible. I'm not a fan of switching planes and love that direct flight option. Even better, with the long lines for TSA screenings and overall distance, flying out of Detroit doesn't match the convenience of Flint by a long shot.

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We're pretty lucky to have a great airport with some awesome options for travelers right in our own backyard with Flint Bishop International Airport. Over the past few years, Bishop has added a pretty impressive flight schedule that includes some great destinations and amazing fares. Even better, most of these flights to your next adventure are direct, and that means less hassle getting to your vacation destination.

Bishop International Airport is actually the fourth busiest airport in Michigan after Detroit Grand Rapids and Traverse City. The airport was named after General Motors board member and banker Arthur Giles Bishop, who donated 220 acres of his farmland for the airport back in 1928.

Currently, Flint Bishop International Airport is featuring an all-jet service, with flights being provided by Allegiant, American, and United Airlines. If you're ready to plan that 2023 getaway, check out these 12 places you can fly direct from Flint.

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Getting there is even easier without all the hassles by flying right out of Flint Bishop International Airport. Even better, there are several destinations with direct flights making it even easier than ever.

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