City and Airport Staff are excited to announce that the City and Airport have partnered with Caesars Entertainment, Inc. – the largest casino-entertainment Company in the U.S. – to introduce specialty charter flights from Waterloo to Laughlin/Bullhead City, Ariz. beginning in January 2022.

To kick off the 2022 schedule, Caesars Entertainment will operate a Boeing 737 through its airline partner, Swift Airways, Inc., from Waterloo to Laughlin/Bullhead City as part of its Caesars Rewards Air® program. Reservations are now available at

Flight No:     Departure        Date / Time              Arrive Time
      6853    Waterloo, Iowa Monday, January 24, 2022
6:10 P.M.
       Laughlin-Bullhead City Arizona 8:20 P.M.
      6856 Laughlin-Bullhead City,     Arizona   Friday, January 28, 2022  8:00 A.M.   Waterloo,   Iowa  1:50 P.M.


“This is simply outstanding news for not just the metro areas of both Waterloo and Cedar Falls, but overall for the Eastern Third and the Greater Cedar Valley Region of Iowa,” said Keith Kaspari, Airport Director at Waterloo Regional Airport. “I would like to personally thank Jeremy Diederich, Vice President of Travel Management (and Iowa Native), and members of his senior leadership team for their confidence in choosing Waterloo as another departure city for Caesars’ specialty charter services. I would also like to thank members of Waterloo’s Airport Board for recommending approval of Staff’s recent request to help make this possible. Lastly, I would also like to thank Will Berchelmann and his team at Volaire Aviation Consulting for their assistance in making this new entertainment venture possible for Waterloo and the Cedar Valley.”

“Partnering with Waterloo Regional Airport allows us to expand our Caesars Rewards Air program and provide guests with more convenient access to our unique destinations, including Harrah’s and Tropicana Laughlin, and Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo,” said Jeremy Diederich, Vice President of Travel Management at Caesars Entertainment. “We look forward to welcoming guests from Waterloo to our Laughlin resorts and showcasing the extraordinary gaming, hospitality and entertainment experiences we offer.”