Traveling to the region is easier than ever with daily non-stop and connecting flights into the Telluride/Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ), a scenic 65 miles away from Telluride.
During the summer, United offers flights from Dallas and Denver and American flies from Dallas to MTJ. Air service for the 2014/2015 winter season has increased offering offering a variety of direct flights from nine major U.S. cities- Dallas, Phoenix, Newark, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and Atlanta.
New flights this year include United’s service from San Francisco (SFO) and American/US Airways new nonstop from Phoenix (PHX) to the Telluride/Montrose Airport. Flights from Dallas (DFW) have increased with a daily 76-seat CRJ 900, including first class cabin. Newark flights will run on Sundays in addition to the usual Saturday service. Contact a reservationist to check for flight specials 800-525-3455.
Telluride Central Reservations will package your air, lodging, and lift tickets at the best possible rates. Call 888.605.2578 for more information and to book.
Telluride/Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ)
The Telluride/Montrose Regional Airport is a scenic 65 miles away and is the main aiport for Telluride. With service by US Airways/American, Delta, United and Allegiant, Montrose Airport is convenient and easy to navigate. The elevation at the airport is 5,759 feet.
Telluride Regional Airport (TEX)
At 9,078 feet above sea level, Telluride Regional Airport (TEX) is a general aviation airport with no commercial service at this time.
Because carriers and services change seasonally, it's best to contact a reservationist to check for direct flights and specials (Telluride Central Reservations 888.605.2578).
Other Regional Airports
Cortez Municipal Airport (CEZ)
- 75 miles from Telluride (1.75-hour drive)
- Direct flights from Denver
Durango/La Plata County Airport (DRO)
- 128 miles from Telluride (2.25-hour drive)
- Daily flights from Denver, Salt Lake City and Phoenix
Grand Junction—Walker Field Airport (GJT)
- 127 miles from Telluride (2.5-hour drive)
- Daily flights from Denver, Salt Lake City, Dallas and Phoenix