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The Cincinnati Bengals are heading to Super Bowl LVI to face off against the Los Angeles Rams at their SoFi Stadium in Inglewood on Feb. 13. And Who Dey Nation wants to be there.

To help get fans across the country, the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) announced three airlines have added at least a dozen more non-stop flights from Cincinnati to LAX.

According to a post on Twitter, United is offering 12 new flights to LAX on Feb. 11 and 12 (with return flights Feb. 13 or 14). CVG says American Airlines and Delta have also added flights.

With more opportunities to get a plane ticket, now all you need is a Super Bowl ticket. (They’re for sale on StubHub right now starting around $6,000.)

If you can’t make it to the game, NBC will broadcast the action, and fans also can watch on Peacock, Telemundo, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige and Eminem will perform during halftime.

NBC’s and Peacock’s Super Bowl coverage will begin at noon, with the pre-game show launching at 1 p.m. The game starts at 6:30 p.m.

In a tense AFC Championship game on Sunday, the Bengals knocked off the Kansas City Chiefs 27-24 in overtime after overcoming an 18-point deficit. And now that the Bengals are AFC champs, Cincinnati is going to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1989.

The Bengals — 10-7 on the regular season — toppled the much-favored, two-time AFC champion Chiefs — who went 12-5 — in yet another nail-biter and last-minute win. Cincinnati trailed 21-10 at the half but later rallied to tie it up and then take the lead. The Chiefs tied things up again at the end of the fourth quarter, sending the game into overtime.

And then came Evan McPherson. Yes, again.

The rookie gave Cincinnati yet another game-winning field goal — a 31-yard beauty that glided right through the posts and made the entire Queen City erupt with glee.

He didn’t do it alone, of course. Quarterback Joe Burrow threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns while managing to avoid all the sacks he had during the previous week.

To get to this point, the Bengals beat the Tennessee Titans 19-16 in the AFC Divisional round on Jan. 22 with a magical walk-off field goal from Evan McPherson that further enhanced this squad’s legendary status. Before that, the team had a can-you-believe-it victory over the Las Vegas Raiders in the Wild Card round on Jan. 15.

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