Traveling to Traverse City for the Horse Shows? Cherry Capital Airport Has Your Best Options for Travel

Traverse City, Mich. – Feb. 25, 2020 – Each year, Traverse City Horse Shows (TCHS) hosts multiple weeks of summer competition that attracts thousands of exhibitors and spectators, each of whom are lucky enough to have Cherry Capital Airport – TVC located minutes from downtown Traverse City. With non-stop flights offered from a multitude of national airports, Cherry Capital Airport – TVC makes the commute to and from the horse show a smooth experience.

“Cherry Capital Airport – TVC has been an invaluable supporter of our horse show series for numerous years, and we can’t thank them enough for all they do to accommodate our exhibitors and fans that travel from all over the country to Traverse City for our equestrian events,” commented Matt Morrissey, Event Director of Traverse City Horse Shows. “Their service map has expanded this year, which is perfect timing since we expect even more visitors to Traverse City than in the past. We know Traverse City will make a great first impression thanks to Cherry Capital Airport – TVC.”

Cherry Capital Airport – TVC officials are committed to working alongside major airlines to provide easier and more convenient travel. As the fourth-largest commercial airport in the state of Michigan, the Cherry Capital Airport – TVC is an all-weather facility and, during the summer months, offers an increase in direct flights to and from many popular destinations all across the nation. Major hubs with these flights include:

• Newark Liberty International Airport
• LaGuardia Airport
• Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
• Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
• Denver International Airport
• Phoenix/Mesa
• Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
• Detroit Metro Airport
• Chicago O’Hare International Airport
• Fort Myers/Punta Gorda
• Orlando/Sanford
• Tampa/St. Pete
• Charlotte Douglas International Airport
• Washington Dulles International Airport
• Reagan National Airport
• Philadelphia International Airport

In 2020, TCHS is proud to offer an unprecedented eight weeks of riding, up from six weeks in 2019, with the Traverse City Spring Horse Show (TCSHS) taking place June 11-21, while the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF) will follow from July – Aug. 9. The summer schedule will feature six weeks of CSI2* competition, followed by two CSI3* weeks. Jumper riders will also have the chance to compete in USHJA Zone 5/6 Team Jumper Championships and the Platinum Jumper Championships during Week V. A new addition to the 2020 series, the Adequan/FEI North American Youth Championships for show jumping and dressage will also be held at Flintfields Horse Park. In June, hunter riders will also have two additional derbies added, bringing the total of weekly National Derbies up to eight for the circuit. Thanks to the new championships and the addition of two more weeks of competition, seamless and expedited travel to Traverse City will be especially important considering the larger volume of passengers, making Cherry Capital Airport – TVC’s continued support of the horse show even more valuable.

Traverse City is the perfect place to spend your summer, whether the goal is to visit or compete. The Cherry Capital Airport – TVC, in combination with the team at Traverse City Horse Shows, is dedicated to providing top-notch customer service for those attending this year’s event. With its convenient location in the heart of Traverse City, traveling through the Cherry Capital Airport is the ideal situation for those participating at TCSHS or GLEF this summer.

Visit to learn more and to book your nonstop travel to Traverse City, Michigan, today! Download the app for up-to-date flight information by searching “TVC” in your app store.


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