Durango Airport

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


Animas Airport 1080 South Skylane Drive Durango CO 81303 970-247-4632


Durango La Plata County Airport - DRO 1000 Airport Road Durango CO 81303 970-382-6050

About Durango Airports

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

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  • Flight arrival and departure schedules
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Airports in Durango, Colorado

Durango Airports provide scheduled passenger services to at least 2,500 passengers per year. Commercial Service Airports in Durango, 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. Durango 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 Durango 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 Durango civilian airports and they may share certain facilities.