Durango-La Plata County Airport

Airport study moves forward despite defeat of tax measure

Preparations for a Durango-La Plata County Airport expansion will go forward, despite the defeat Tuesday of a property tax question to pay for construction. The $1.1 million environmental...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters say no to roads and bridges, airport taxes

A property tax measure to expand Durango-La Plata County Airport expansion lost by landslide, while a tax increase to fund La Plata County roads and bridges was defeated by a slim margin. The...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will airport upgrade take flight with voters?

La Plata County voters are being asked to increase property taxes to pay for an expansion of Durango-La Plata County Airport. Ballot issue 1B reads in part: “Shall La Plata County debt be increased...

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

Durango-La Plata County Airport tax hike gets Bayfield OK

Bayfield town trustees narrowly approved a resolution Tuesday evening supporting the property tax ballot question to build a new terminal at the Durango-La Plata County Airport . The vote was 4-3...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballot issues forum Thursday in Durango

The League of Women Voters of La Plata County will sponsor a Local Ballot Issues Forum from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Durango City Hall Council Chambers, 949 East Second Ave. The forum will include: ...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-La Plata County Airport investment plan aired

The Durango-La Plata County Airport expects to invest millions of dollars to help fund an expansion and terminal project if it is approved by the voters. In November, La Plata County voters will...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-Los Angeles flight to return next summer

American Airlines will offer direct flights again next summer from Durango to Los Angeles. Flights will run every Saturday beginning June 3 through Aug. 19, similar to what was provided this summer...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-La Plata County Airport expansion contentious before vote

Arguments for building a new Durango-La Plata County Airport include a range of things, such as improving working conditions and making room for new air service. But opponents question if the...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fatality reported in head-on crash on Highway 172

One person died in a head-on crash Friday near the turn-off to the Durango-La Plata County Airport on Highway 172. Two vehicles were involved in the crash that happened around 7 p.m., Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, La Plata County consider airport oversight changes

The Durango-La Plata County Airport director could answer directly to La Plata County or an airport authority, instead of the city, as soon as next year. For months, Durango City Council and La...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aviation show offers something for everyone

Flying machines of all kinds were on display Saturday at Durango-La Plata County Airport as part of the second annual Aviation Celebration. The eclectic makeup included drones, private planes,...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aviation celebration coming to Durango-La Plata County Airport

Residents can get up close and personal with dozens of aircraft Saturday at the second annual Aviation Celebration at the Durango-La Plata County Airport . Last year’s event featured about 40...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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