Update: Be sure to read about the New Branson Airport. You can now fly directly to Branson MO.
The only way to fly directly into Branson is to arrive by charter or private craft and land at the M. Graham Clark Airport. It’s located one mile south of town on highway 65 at the College of the Ozarks. Call 888-458-9696 for information on the airport and car or cab services.
For commercial flights, your closest option is the Springfield-Branson Regional Airport (417-869-0300) located 43 miles north of Branson in Springfield. With over 70 daily arrivals and departures, non-stop service is available by TWA and TWE to St. Louis, USAirways Express to Kansas City, American Eagle to Dallas, Northwest Airlink to Memphis, and United Express to both Chicago and Denver. The airport is also served by 8 car rental agencies as well as a variety of taxi, limousine and shuttle services.
Big Sky Airlines (800-237-7788) has flights from St. Louis and Dallas/Ft. Worth into the Boone County Airport in Harrison, Arkansas (501-741-6954). About a 45-minute ride to Branson, the airport has taxi, courtesy car, and rental cars available.