Durango-La Plata County Airport

Durango-La Plata County Airport sees increase in air travel

The number of airline passengers traveling through Durango-La Plata County Airport has increased steadily since the coronavirus pandemic nearly halted air travel in April. “Our trajectory continues...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Are we ready to fly again? Durango airport sees uptick in passengers

Durango-La Plata County Airport looks different now than it did this time last year. In the busy summer months, the parking lot normally holds almost 600 cars. The new normal since the outbreak of...

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-La Plata County Airport to receive $2.5 million in federal relief

Durango-La Plata County Airport has been awarded $2.5 million in coronavirus emergency aid, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act,...

DATE: April 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Airport travel down nearly 95% in Durango

Airport passenger traffic is down a staggering 90% to 94% at Durango-La Plata County Airport as the coronavirus outbreak forces people to stay home and avoid unnecessary travel. In a typical year,...

DATE: April 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

What is Durango government doing during stay-at-home lull?

What is the city of Durango doing during the coronavirus slowdown? Same thing as a lot of Americans: trying to limit expenses while catching up on chores. Road and pedestrian traffic have been...

DATE: April 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango airport reports record-breaking year

Commercial passenger traffic at the Durango-La Plata County Airport increased to almost 400,000 arrivals and departures, making it the airport’s busiest year on record. Passenger traffic increased...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Are low airfares out of Durango too good to be true?

Oh ye hard-boiled, cynical consumers of La Plata County: Yes, those low-priced airfares you’ve seen promoted by Durango-La Plata County Airport are for real. Aviation Director Tony Vicari said the...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-La Plata County Airport looks at expansion plans

An array of long-term planning options to guide expansion and development of a more efficient terminal and grounds at the Durango-La Plata County Airport were presented to the public Monday evening...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Terminal remodel nears completion at Durango-La Plata County Airport

Construction of a new baggage-handling facility and remodeling of the ticket counter and airline operational offices are on schedule and on budget at the Durango-La Plata County Airport. The $1.7...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

United Airlines adds winter Saturday flight from Durango to Houston

United Airlines will add a winter nonstop flight on Saturdays between Durango and George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. The service will run from Jan. 11, 2020, to March 28, 2020, said...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Is DRO more than a destination airport?

Durango-La Plata County Airport customers rarely eat lunch for hours at the Runway Cantina or have to “beeline” to another gate after getting off an aircraft, Airport Director Tony Vicari said. But...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flight cancellations at Durango airport more than double

The number of flight cancellations at Durango-La Plata County Airport has more than doubled this year because of harsh snowstorms and summer thunderstorms. United Airlines and American Airlines...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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