American Airlines to Add Third Flight to Chicago this Fall

Officials at Sioux Gateway Airport/Col. Bud Day Field in Sioux City announced today that American Airlines will add a third flight out of Sioux City to their hub at Chicago O’Hare beginning on September 5, 2018. Initially, the scheduled time for the new flight is:

Depart Sioux City (SUX) at 3:22 p.m. – Arrive Chicago (ORD) at 5 p.m.
Depart Chicago (ORD) at 1:20 p.m. – Arrive Sioux City (SUX) at 2:53 p.m.

On October 4, 2018 the third flight will be moved to a 7 p.m. departure out of Sioux City and a 6:15 p.m. arrival from Chicago (ORD).

This flight is a nice compliment to the current daily service at Sioux Gateway Airport:
Depart Sioux City (SUX) at 6:02 a.m. – Arrive Chicago (ORD) 7:39 a.m.
Depart Sioux City (SUX) at 12:22 p.m. – Arrive Chicago (ORD) at 2:04 p.m.
Depart Sioux City (SUX) at 3:10 p.m. – Arrive Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) at 5:20 p.m.

Depart Chicago (ORD) Sioux City (SUX) at 10:20 a.m. – Arrive Sioux City (SUX) 11:54 a.m.
Depart Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) at 12:45 p.m. – Arrive Sioux City (SUX) at 2:44 p.m.
Depart Chicago (ORD) at 8:50 p.m. – Arrive Sioux City (SUX) at 10:26 p.m.

“We are excited that American Airlines continues to expand their flights at Sioux Gateway Airport. This third daily flight to Chicago O’Hare is a result of the continued support from local travelers.  We have seen strong and consistent utilization of the current twice daily service to Chicago and this third flight helps to fill in the gap, making it easier for business travelers going to Chicago and back in the same day. Paired with the daily flight to Dallas/Ft. Worth, this expanded service offers our community and visitors multiple options,” said Darrell Jesse, Sioux Gateway Airport Board President. 

For airline and flight information visit the Sioux Gateway Airport website at