Sioux Falls Regional Airport, also known as Joe Foss Field Airport, is 6km (almost 4 miles) from the centre of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the largest city between Minneapolis and Denver. Founded in 1883, this Midwestern city has about 150,000 permanent residents and is a major tourist gateway to the northern Great Plains.
Named for famous aviator Joe Foss, the airport began its life as a military base during World War II, and still serves as a Midwestern base of operations for the Air Force. Today it averages more than 200 commercial flights per day, moving more than 700,000 passengers per year.
Direct flights to Sioux Falls Regional Joe Foss Field Airport include those from Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, Dallas, Denver, Orlando, Los Angeles, Phoenix and Las Vegas. There are also connecting flights to more than 200 cities across the country.