Air Service to Gunnison Colorado and Montrose Colorado for ease of access to Crested Butte

Air Service to Gunnison Colorado and Montrose Colorado

Air Service to Gunnison Colorado and Montrose Colorado for ease of access to Crested Butte

Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport

The Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC) is located in the city of Gunnison, just 28 miles from the Town of Crested Butte and 31 miles from the Town of Mount Crested Butte.  Our year-round airline partner is United Airlines.  From December 16, 2010 through April 3, 2011, you can also fly on American Airlines non-stop from Dallas/Ft.Worth and on Continental Airlines non-stop from Houston. If you need to contact the airport, please call 970.641.2304.

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Year-round daily flights are provided on United Express from Denver International Airport to Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport. There are additional United flights in winter along with two daily non-stop flights from Dallas – Fort Worth (DFW) on American Airlines. New this coming winter will be one daily non-stop flight from Houston (IAH) on Continental Airlines.  The flight schedules are subject to change. We recommend you always check with the airline to confirm current schedules.

If your final destination is Crested Butte or Mt. Crested Butte in winter, there is a FREE shuttle bus that runs regularly between these two towns. Our Valleywide bus system also runs on a regular basis in winter between Gunnison and Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte (map).

Regularly scheduled ground transportation offered by Alpine Express is available as well as car rentals from Hertz, Avis, and Budget. Great travel deals for the Gunnison Valley, including air, can be found in our Value Vacations section. To speak with a real person, please call 800.814.7988!

Winter Air Schedule
Click here for a PDF of the Winter 2010-2011 Air Schedule

2010 / 2011 winter flights – Available to book on United Airlines, American Airlines, and Continental Airlines.

SUMMER 2011 FLIGHT SCHEDULE >> Now online!

All scheduled times are subject to change without notice.

Locals Fare Information
Don’t forget about locals fares on United!  Here is a bit more about the program:
– You must book at least one day in advance
– Must book locally with Crested Butte Vacations (349-2287) or at the United desk at Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC); open 10AM-3:30PM except when flight is being serviced
– Maximum 30 overnights and minimum 1 overnight (not good for same day departure/return)
– Price: $109.70 one way ONLY; must originate in GUC
– Price: $161.40 round trip and you can originate in DEN or GUC

Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) is located 68 miles west of Gunnison.  United Airlines serves Montrose all year long, and Delta Airlines, Continental Airlines, and American Airlines serve Montrose during the winter months.