Durango-La Plata County Airport

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

United Airlines increases capacity at Durango

The Durango-La Plata County Airport announced that United Airlines will operate two-cabin aircraft between Denver and Durango for business week travel beginning Oct. 30. United’s aircraft will...

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

Durango City Council supports airport tax initiative

With the November election looming, the Durango City Council and the La Plata County Commissioners unanimously endorsed a property tax increase to fund an expansion of the Durango-La Plata...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marijuana contributed to 2014 plane crash in Durango

A pilot’s use of marijuana contributed to a 2014 crash in Durango that killed him and a flight instructor, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report this week. “The pilot’s failure...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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