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Lynchburg airport expanding its flights to Charlotte

Flights will carry a maximum 410 passengers a day to the Queen City

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg airport will soon be offering a seventh daily round-trip flight to Charlotte.

Starting Sept. 5, travelers will have more options on American Airlines to get to the Queen City.

Tuesday's announcement comes after American upgraded to an all-jet fleet out of Lynchburg.

More than just adding flights, beginning in October, American will use a 65-seat CR7 jet for some of the trip, which will allow for even more capacity on the seven flights.

Beginning in October, here's what the schedule will look like:

  • A CR7, which holds 65 passengers, will arrive in Lynchburg at 10:11 p.m. and depart at 5:16 a.m. the next morning
  • A CR7 will arrive in Lynchburg at 11:42 p.m. and depart at 7:10 a.m. the next morning
  • An ER4, which holds 50 passengers, will arrive in Lynchburg at 8:57 a.m. and depart at 9:22 a.m.
  • A CR7 will arrive in Lynchburg at 1:08 p.m. and depart at 1:38 p.m.
  • A CR7 will arrive in Lynchburg at 3:31 p.m. and depart at 4:02 p.m.
  • An ER4 will arrive in Lynchburg at 5:33 p.m. and depart at 5:58 p.m.
  • An ER4 will arrive in Lynchburg at 7:16 p.m. and depart at 7:41 p.m.