Nonstop flights from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas begin this week.
The airport announced in June the addition of the Countour Airlines flight, which will make four weekly round-trips to the city known for gambling and world-class entertainment.
The first flight from Las Vegas is scheduled to arrive shortly before noon Thursday at the San Luis Obispo Airport. The first departing flight will take off 30 minutes later at 12:25 p.m.
Starting next year, travelers will be able to fly direct from San Luis Obispo to San Diego, Portland, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Denver, Dallas, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Seattle.