SACRAMENTO, CA. - US Airways will initiate seasonal nonstop service from Sacramento to Charlotte, N.C. and Philadelphia, PA in May. The two cities are important business and leisure destinations for Sacramento travelers and offer convenient one-stop connections to many international cities.

"We're glad to be able to offer these additional nonstop flights as we gear up for the busy spring and summer travel season," said John Wheat, director of airports for the Sacramento County Airport System.

Charlotte nonstop service will operate Wednesday through Sunday beginning May 5, expanding to daily service on May 23.

Philadelphia nonstop service will be available weekdays beginning May 23 and will expand to daily service beginning June 1.

The schedule is as follows:

Sacramento to Charlotte
Departs 10:59 p.m. 
Arrives 6:40 a.m.

Sacramento to Philadelphia
Departs 9:59 p.m.
Arrives 6:02 a.m.

As hub cities for US Airways, Charlotte and Philadelphia link Sacramentans to easy connections to many US and international destinations. International cities include:

Connecting Through Charlotte: Aruba, Bermuda, Dublin, Florence, Frankfurt, Madrid, Melbourne, Nassau, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Toronto

Connecting Through Philadelphia: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Madrid, Milan, Montreal, Munich, Paris, Rome, Tel Aviv Venic, Zurich

Sacramento County Airport System is a department of Sacramento County and is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county's four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County Airport System is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit