SkyWest begins service in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Commercial air service is back in the Capital City. United Express flight 5138 arrived at Pierre Regional Airport almost 20 minutes ahead of its expected 1:34 p.m. arrival.

Pierre Mayor Steve Harding says the return of air service is exciting for the city.

SkyWest Managing Director of Marking and Planning Craig Atkins says SkyWest is ready to serve central South Dakota.

United Airlines Regional Sales Manager James Brame says you fly from Pierre to just about anywhere in the world.

United Express flight will have a flight attendance as a part of the flight crews. Flyers will be able to earn Mileage Plus miles from United’s Frequent Flyer program.