Air Service

Air Service

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. 

Air service for the 2014/2015 winter season has increased 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. 

Telluride is doubling its destination access for summer 2015 with new flights from Los Angeles (LAX) and Chicago (ORD), along with a major jump in service from Houston (IAH), to Telluride/Montrose (MTJ). Daily and multiple daily flights from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Denver (DEN) will also continue.

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/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. 


Please Note

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)
  • 970.565.7458
  • 75 miles from Telluride (1.75-hour drive)
  • Direct flights from Denver
Durango/La Plata County Airport (DRO)
  • 970.247.8143
  • 128 miles from Telluride (2.25-hour drive)
  • Daily flights from Denver, Salt Lake City and Phoenix
Grand Junction—Walker Field Airport (GJT)
  • 970.244.9100
  • 127 miles from Telluride (2.5-hour drive)
  • Daily flights from Denver, Salt Lake City, Dallas and Phoenix

Charter Services

Click here for a list of Charter Service providers in the area.


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