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Durango-La Plata County Airport plans terminal remodel to aid airline staff

The Durango-La Plata County Airport may remodel part of its terminal next year to improve space used by airline staff members. The airport expects to spend $465,000 on the remodel and $350,000 on...

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

Durango-La Plata County Airport expanding parking lots ahead of holidays

The Durango-La Plata County Airport plans to be ready for the crush of Thanksgiving passengers with more parking. “We are essentially at max in terms of capacity in our vehicle parking lot,”...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Loaded firearm not checked at Durango-La Plata County Airport

A loaded firearm was found at the security checkpoint on Sunday at the Durango-La Plata County Airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The TSA said in a news release...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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