New daily flight from Merced to L.A. to be added

FRESNO, Calif.

Great Lakes Airlines is adding a new daily flight from Merced to LAX. The new service begins on May 15.

The airline currently offers service from Merced to and from Las Vegas. Merced city leaders say adding the LA flight will help with economic development.

The daily flight will leave Merced around 3:30 p.m. The return flight departs LAX around 8:30 a.m.

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