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Flights to Brainerd

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Book flights to Brainerd

Brainerd, Minnesota is a city located on the Mississippi River, known for being a popular vacation destination. It's a good starting point to explore the Brainerd Lakes Area, a chain of over 1,000 lakes offering fishing, boating, and other water activities. Brainerd itself has a rich history, with a downtown area showcasing buildings from the railroad era. The city also holds various events throughout the year, catering to different interests.

Take your first step towards Brainerd and book your flights today with Alternative Airlines. Booking flights to Brainerd at Alternative Airlines is easy and straightforward. With access to routes from over 600 airlines, you're sure to find the perfect flight to Brainerd for you, no matter when you plan to fly or where you wish to depart from.

Airports near Brainerd

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Brainerd. Here's 4 airports that serve Brainerd.

Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

Located approximately 140 miles southeast of Brainerd, this is the closest major international airport. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Duluth International Airport

Situated around 130 miles northeast of Brainerd, this regional airport serves as a convenient option for travellers. It primarily offers domestic flights.


Fargo Hector International Airport

Located approximately 180 miles west of Brainerd, this regional airport is another option for travellers. It primarily offers domestic flights.


St. Cloud Regional Airport

Situated around 60 miles south of Brainerd, this regional airport is the closest to the city. It primarily offers domestic flights.

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Buy your flights to Brainerd and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Brainerd now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Brainerd over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Brainerd gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Brainerd

With a wide variety of attractions in Brainerd, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

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Experience the Thrill of Nature at Brainerd Lakes

Dive into the heart of Minnesota's playground, where over 500 lakes await you. Whether you're a fishing enthusiast, a water sports lover, or simply a nature admirer, Brainerd Lakes is your ultimate destination.

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Unleash Your Inner Adventurer at Mount Ski Gull

Get ready to feel the adrenaline rush as you ski down the snowy slopes of Mount Ski Gull. Perfect for both beginners and seasoned skiers, this mountain offers an unforgettable winter experience.

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Step Back in Time at the Crow Wing County Historical Society Museum

Immerse yourself in the rich history of Brainerd as you explore the fascinating exhibits at this local gem. Discover the stories of the past that shaped this charming city.

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