Spirit Airlines Launches New Nonstop from Indy to Newark 

The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) has another new, nonstop flight to boast about, as Spirit Airlines announces it will offer its first-ever flight from Indianapolis to Newark/New York City metro area beginning June 22. 

The nonstop flight to Newark (EWR) will leave out of Indy once daily and operate year-round. 

“Newark is a convenient gateway into New Jersey and New York City for travelers, and Spirit’s new nonstop flight will provide the first ultra-low-cost option into that market from Indy,” said Mario Rodriguez, executive director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority.

Newark airport combines with La Guardia and John F. Kennedy airports in the New York City metropolitan area to make up the largest airport system in the United States. The New York/Newark area is a major destination, well known for tourist attractions along with art, music, shopping, sports, history, and other sightseeing.

The new Spirit nonstop flight also provides a great opportunity for Hoosiers who have moved to the NYC/Newark area to return home and visit Indy family, enjoy sporting events like college playoff games, the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, the Brickyard, and other fun activities at an ultra-low-cost price.

Spirit Airlines also offers flights from Indianapolis into Ft. Lauderdale (FLL), Las Vegas (LAS), Orlando (MCO), Pensacola (PNS), Ft. Myers (RSW), and Tampa (TPA). This May, Spirit will also resume their nonstop flight from Indy to Myrtle Beach (MYR), a route last served by the airline in 2019.

“Residents of the Circle City have embraced Spirit’s high value low fare service proposition,” said John Kirby, vice president of Network planning at Spirit Airlines. “We are excited to add another popular destination to our growing Indianapolis portfolio of service.”

To book a flight to Newark on Spirit Airlines, visit The Indianapolis Airport Authority owns and operates Indiana’s largest airport system in the Indianapolis metropolitan area. In addition to the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), its facilities include the Downtown Heliport, Eagle Creek Airpark, Hendricks County Airport-Gordon Graham Field, Indianapolis Regional Airport and Metropolitan Airport. IND generates a $5.4 billion total annual economic impact for Central Indiana – without relying on state or local taxes to fund operations. More than 10,000 people work at the airport each day, and 22,600 area jobs have a connection to the airport. In 2021, IND served more than 7.1 million business and leisure travelers. IND is consistently ranked, year after year, as the best airport in North America and the nation, based on ease of use, passenger amenities, customer service, local retail offerings and public art. The airport is home of the world’s second largest FedEx operation and the nation’s eighth-largest cargo facility. For more information, visit