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Durango, CO 81303
(970) 382-6050

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Hours of Operation
The airport terminal is open 24 hours per day. The TSA screening checkpoint typically opens 90 minutes prior to the first departure of the day and remains open until the final departing flight in the evening. Airline ticket counter hours vary depending on flight schedules. Please check with your individual airline to confirm their staffed hours.  

About Us
The Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) is the premier airport in the Four Corners area. We have daily service from American Airlines and United Airlines.

Airport staff prepares a quarterly newsletter filled with the latest news from DRO.  

Spring 2017 newsletter

Winter 2017 newsletter

Fall 2016 newsletter
Summer 2016 newsletter

Airport Information 

  • DRO has one of the longest runways in the Four Corners Region at 9,200 feet long and 150 feet wide.
  • Our 36,500-square-foot terminal opened in February 1988. The Durango-La Plata County Airport has two airlines, five rental car agencies, two restaurant/bar locations (including one in the secure passenger waiting area), and a gift shop.
  • The Durango-La Plata County Airport is professionally staffed with professional aircraft firefighters (ARFF). The Durango-La Plata County Airport has two ARFF fire trucks with 750 pounds of dry chemical and 1,500 gallons of ARFF foam solution.
  • The Durango-La Plata County Airport receives approximately 50 inches of snow annually. The airport uses large plows, a broom sweeper, and two large rotary snow blowers to keep the runway clear during winter. The airport has a variety of smaller equipment that may be used if needed.
  • DRO is co-owned by the City of Durango and La Plata County, but is a department of the City of Durango. The Durango-La Plata County Airport Commission is advisory to the elected bodies of both the City of Durango and La Plata County.

For ticket information, please contact the airlines directly:
  • American Airlines
    Nonstop service to Dallas-Fort Worth and Phoenix - Phone: (800) 433-7300
  • United Airlines
    Nonstop service to Denver - Phone: (800) 864-8331