Traveling to the region is easier than ever with daily non-stop and connecting flights into Telluride and Montrose Regional Airports. Three different carriers service the airports, and there are three non-stop destinations: Denver, Dallas and Houston. 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. View lodging specials and packages.
Telluride Regional Airport (TEX)
At 9,078 feet above sea level, Telluride Regional Airport (TEX) is the world’s second-highest commercial airport and offers 360-degree views of the San Juan Mountains. The runway was renovated during the summer of 2009 and has re-opened with many improvements. The drive from the airport to Telluride or Mountain Village takes approximately 15 minutes. Non-stop air service is provided daily by Great Lakes Airlines through Denver and US Airways through Phoenix.
Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ)
Montrose Regional Airport is a scenic 75 minutes away. With service by American, Continental, Delta and United, Montrose Airport is convenient and easy to navigate. The elevation at the airport is 5,759 feet.
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