American Airlines introducing flights between Colorado Springs, Chicago

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Beginning July 5, American Airlines will have have two daily nonstop flights between Colorado Springs and Chicago.

Flight 3161 will depart at 7:25 a.m. to Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Flight 3138  departs at 12:20 p.m.

For return flights, passengers can board a 10 a.m. flight or a 5 p.m. flight aboard a CR7-Canadair RJ 700.

American Airlines and the city of Colorado Springs will celebrate the debut of the new flights at a ceremony at noon July 5 at the Colorado Springs Airport.