Garfield County Airport

Find Garfield County Colorado airports, local, private and regional and international airports. Airports provide information about flights, departures, arrivals, times, airport delays, international airlines, and airport codes.


Garfield County Regional Airport - RIL 375 County Road 352 Rifle CO 81650 970-625-1091


GlenA spen Airport County Road 100 Carbondale CO 81623 970-963-3362

Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport - GWS 1172 County Road 116 Glenwood Springs CO 81601 970-945-3073

About Garfield County Airports

Garfield County Airports are aviation complexes that consist of runways for the take-off and landing of aircraft as well as aviation support structures in Garfield County, CO. Depending on airport size and air traffic, support structures at an airport in Garfield County may include control towers, terminals, hangars, and maintenance facilities. Other supporting services and amenities may also be available at Garfield County airfields, including parking facilities, retail and dining services, hotels, and connections to other modes of transportation, such as rail or bus. The larger Garfield County airports may contain internal transportation systems to move passengers among terminals and parking areas. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) groups Garfield County non-military airports into four categories: Commercial Service Airports, General Aviation Airports, Cargo Service Airports, and Reliever Airports.

You may contact the Airport for questions about:
  • Garfield County Airport terminal information
  • Flight arrival and departure schedules
  • Garfield County airport weather
  • Airport maps, parking, and shops
  • Garfield County Airport jobs and employment
Airports in Garfield County, Colorado

Garfield County Airports provide scheduled passenger services to at least 2,500 passengers per year. Commercial Service Airports in Garfield County, Colorado are publicly owned and are operated by Colorado or regional authorities that have the power to issue bonds for capital improvements. Commercial Airports that serve 10,000 or more passengers per year are considered Primary Commercial Service Airports. Hubs and larger airports, some of which are international airports, are Primary Commercial Service Airports.

Small Airports

General Aviation Airports are smaller, municipal public use airports that do not provide scheduled passenger services. These airports serve a wide range of aviation needs, including personal flying, air taxi and chartered service, corporate and business flights, emergency and disaster response, and tourism. Garfield County General Aviation Airports may be publicly or privately owned.

Cargo Airports

Airports that service the transport of at least 100 million pounds of cargo per year are considered Cargo Service Airports. While some Garfield County airports may function exclusively for cargo transport, many provide both commercial services and cargo transport services. In these cases, an airport may have both a Commercial Service and Cargo Service designation.

Reliever & Military Airports

Reliever Airports relieve congestion at other airports, in addition to providing general aviation services to their region. Military Air Bases support military aircraft. Some are located at or adjacent to Garfield County civilian airports and they may share certain facilities.