American Airlines Adds Third Flight from Erie Airport to Charlotte Hub


ERIE – On September 7, 2023, American Airlines will add a new evening departure from Erie International Airport, Tom Ridge Field to Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The new service will offer both business and leisure travelers an additional option from Erie, according to a press release from the Erie Regional Airport Authority.

The new flight details are:

  • Departs Erie at 6:40 p.m.
  • Arrives Charlotte at 8:31 p.m.

“The Erie Regional Airport Authority and business and leisure travelers are excited about the additional evening departure. It will allow the ability to leave the west coast on a red-eye and arrive in Erie at 12:57 p.m. to complete business or visit family and friends. A business traveler can return the same day with this option,” stated Derek Martin, executive director of the Erie Regional Airport Authority. “The new flight is a great compliment to the service already offered by American Airlines.”

The Erie Regional Airport Authority owns and operates the Erie International Airport, Tom Ridge Field, and its surrounding properties. The airport is self-sufficient and receives no local taxpayer dollars. For more information, visit