Avelo Flights to Sarasota / Bradenton

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Sarasota / Bradenton, FL

Along the sun-kissed shores of the Gulf Coast, Sarasota and Bradenton form a dynamic duo of culture, history, and natural beauty in southwest Florida. With their pristine beaches, vibrant arts scene, and rich heritage, these sister cities offer visitors a delightful blend of relaxation and exploration.


Sarasota, often referred to as Florida’s Cultural Coast, is renowned for its world-class arts and entertainment offerings. The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, with its impressive collection of Baroque masterpieces and stunning architecture, stands as a testament to the city’s cultural legacy. Meanwhile, the Sarasota Opera House and Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall showcase a diverse array of performances, from classical music to Broadway shows.

Beaches and Outdoor Recreation

Beyond its cultural attractions, Sarasota boasts miles of pristine beaches, including the powdery sands of Siesta Key Beach, consistently ranked among the best in the world. Visitors can unwind under swaying palm trees, take a leisurely stroll along the shore, or partake in water sports such as paddleboarding and kayaking in the crystal-clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Just across the bay lies Bradenton, a charming city with a rich history and laid-back vibe. History buffs can explore the preserved buildings and lush gardens of the Gamble Plantation Historic State Park, a former sugar plantation dating back to the 19th century. The Village of the Arts, a vibrant neighborhood filled with colorful galleries, studios, and cafes, offers a glimpse into Bradenton’s thriving arts community.

For outdoor enthusiasts, Bradenton offers ample opportunities for exploration. The Robinson Preserve, with its scenic hiking trails and kayak launches, allows visitors to immerse themselves in the region’s natural beauty while observing native wildlife in its habitat. Golfers can tee off at one of the area’s championship golf courses, while fishing enthusiasts can cast a line off the historic Bradenton Pier.


Both Sarasota and Bradenton share a commitment to preserving their natural environment and promoting sustainable tourism. The Celery Fields, a former agricultural site turned wildlife habitat and recreational area, is a prime spot for birdwatching and picnicking. Additionally, the Sarasota Bayfront Park offers panoramic views of the bay, walking paths, and playgrounds for families to enjoy.

In Sarasota and Bradenton, visitors will find a perfect blend of culture, relaxation, and outdoor adventure against the backdrop of Florida’s stunning Gulf Coast. Whether exploring world-class museums, basking in the sun on pristine beaches, or immersing oneself in the region’s rich history, these sister cities offer something for everyone to enjoy.

Distance to popular Sarasota / Bradenton destinations

Avelo Sarasota, FL Distance Chart
Avelo Sarasota, FL Distance Chart

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) Info

Terminal Location

Main Terminal

Recommended Arrival Time

At least 90 minutes before departure

Ticket Counter Hours

Avelo ticket counters are open for approximately two hours prior to each scheduled departure. The counters close 40 minutes prior to the take-off time.

Seasonal Route Information

Avelo flies seasonal routes to and from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport:

Philadelphia / Wilmington, DE

Airport Address

6000 Airport Circle, Sarasota, FL 34243

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FAQ– Flying to Sarasota / Bradenton, FL

Avelo Airlines operates from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). SRQ is chosen for its convenient location and traveler-friendly amenities, including dining and shopping options.

Avelo Airlines connects Sarasota to:

  • New Haven, CT (HVN): A gateway to the cultural and academic charm of New Haven.
  • Philadelphia / Wilmington, Delaware (ILG): Dive into the historic and cultural richness of the Philadelphia and Wilmington area.

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