Aspen Airline Options
Aspen, CO – Pitkin County Airport, Sardy Field (ASE)
The Pitkin County Airport, also called Sardy Field, is just three miles from the town of Aspen, Colorado, and is served by over 100 flights each week in winter and summer. Service is provided to Denver many times each day, and seasonal direct service connects Aspen to Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Houston. Aspen is served year-round by United Express and seasonally by American and Delta airlines.
Passenger service inside the Aspen terminal building includes a full service restaurant and bar, courtesy phones, gift shop, public telephones, lockers, airport administration offices, ground transportation providers, and five rental car agencies.
Eagle County Airport (EGE)
Close to Aspen and the best skiing in North America, Eagle County Airport (EGE) gets you directly to the heart of the Colorado Rockies, year round. Trade the long drives, snowy passes and airport delays for friendly, world-class service and ASAP access to your favorite outdoor activities. Eagle Airport is just 70 miles from Aspen over roads that do NOT include any high passes. It is an easy 90-minute drive to Aspen. Rental cars are available at the Eagle Airport, and Colorado Mountain Express provides van service throughout each day. Because of its location, the Eagle Airport experiences far fewer weather delays.
Eagle County Airport has service from 11 cities on five major airlines during the winter months: American, Continental, Delta, United, United Express, and US Airways provide winter non-stop jet service between EGE and thirteen major U.S. cities, including Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Newark, and Philadelphia.
Denver International Airport (DIA)
In addition to airports in Eagle and Aspen Colorado, visitors can also choose to fly into Denver International Airport (DIA). Located 220 miles from Aspen, this airport offers some of the best airfares in Colorado and daily direct international flights.
Denver International, on 53 square miles, is one of the world’s biggest airports. It is the fourth-busiest American airport and the ninth busiest worldwide. The expansive Jeppesen Terminal is the focus of the airport. It is a two-hub airport with United and Frontier both basing their operations there. Southwest Airlines is another major carrier using Denver as a hub.
From Denver, fly to Aspen on either United Express or American Airlines, or take ground transportation to Aspen and enjoy a four hour scenic drive through the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Rental cars are available, as well as Colorado Mountain Express. Denver is a four-hour drive to Aspen, depending on weather.