About 10 miles south of Highway 76, Branson Airport (BKG) opened in 2009 as the nation’s first private commercial airline. It’s served by Branson Air Express, with direct service from Houston, Austin, New Orleans, Orlando, Denver and a few other cities (note that most of these routes are seasonal). From the airport, Gray Line Airport Shuttle (800-237-4466) and taxis (417-332-2227 or 417-339-2777) provide transportation to Branson hotels.
Otherwise, the Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) is 45 miles north of Branson and offers nonstop flights from 10 cities, including Atlanta, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Denver, Phoenix, Chicago and Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater).
Car rental is available at both airports (details provided at both airports’ websites).