Durango-La Plata County Airport

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Military helicopters to buzz La Plata County

Some residents will be treated to an informal air show of sorts Thursday morning when 18 military helicopters are scheduled to fly through with a brief stop at the Durango-La Plata County Airport....

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango-La Plata County Airport resuming flights to LAX

The Durango-La Plata County Airport is celebrating the return of seasonal nonstop Saturday service to Los Angeles International Airport by giving away a free weekend trip for two to LA. Airport...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Durango City Council names Tony Vicari as airport director

The Durango City Council on Tuesday officially signed off on the appointment of Tony Vicari as director of the Durango-La Plata County Airport. Vicari served nine months as interim director of the...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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City to name new director of Durango-La Plata County Airport

Tony Vicari, who served nine months as interim director of the Durango-La Plata County Airport, has been offered the top job. “I’m extremely excited to continue in a permanent role,” Vicari said....

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango-La Plata County Airport plans short-term fixes

City and county officials decided on temporary and short-term solutions to help ease the Durango-La Plata County Airport’s space crunch on Tuesday. The Durango City Council and the La Plata County...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango-La Plata County Airport sees dip in traffic

The number of travelers boarding planes dipped a bit at the Durango-La Plata County Airport in 2016. Traffic at the airport declined 1 percent from 189,326 in 2015 to 187,393 in 2016. While traffic...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Red Mountain Pass to remain closed overnight

Red Mountain Pass, which has been closed since Monday will remain closed at least until Wednesday because of adverse conditions and high avalanche danger, the Colorado Department of Transportation...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cargo flight slips from runway at Durango-La Plata County Airport

A twin-engine turboprop airplane slid off the side of the runway at the Durango-La Plata County Airport shortly after 7 p.m. Monday closing the strip to arriving and departing aircraft likely until...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Break in storms allows for snow cleanup

The last throes of a winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow during the past three days in Durango was expected to peter out Tuesday morning, making way for cooler temperatures and...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Short-term fixes possible at Durango-La Plata County Airport

Short-term fixes could be in the Durango-La Plata County Airport’s future, after the failure of a property tax increase to fund a new terminal in November. Durango city councilors and the La Plata...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Resorts get wet, fast-riding snow as storm stretches into Friday morning

The first of two winter storms arrived in Southwest Colorado early Thursday. Here’s the latest on the storm and weather-related issues: Update 10:35 p.m. The source of Thursday night’s electric...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Winter weather advisory, storm warning in effect for region

The first of two winter storms arrived in Southwest Colorado early Thursday, and they could make for a white Christmas – and chaotic holiday travel – this weekend, according to the National Weather...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News