Aspen-Pitkin County Airport ASE
- at an elevation of 7,820 feet - serves the Colorado county of Pitkin and the city of Aspen, which is famous for its ski resorts and for hosting important national & international seminars. Aspen's beauty draws people year-round for hang gliding, fishing, cycling, hiking and more.
ASE Airport is only 4 miles northeast of the central business district of Aspen, accessible directly from Highway 82 (which runs north, around Glenwood Springs, into Interstate Hwy 70).
With a long runway and a yearly average of 400K passengers, Aspen Pitkin County Airport is major airlines, offering direct flights to a some U.S. hubs, with worldwide connections.
NOTICE: As seven morning flights depart within 15 minutes of each other - the Airport recommends that you arrive at security screening two hours prior to scheduled departure (with baggage check-in) or 90 minutes (with only carry-on). TSA opens 5:15 am; ticket counters at 5:30am. TSA Pre-check is available to eligible passengers.
The one-level passenger terminal at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport
with 44,000 sq.feet of space is divided into an Arrivals area with entrance/exit, general waiting area, and a Departurse area with entrance/exit & curbside baggage check. For Airport paging, information & guest services, call 970-920-5380. Free WiFi service is avalable throughout the terminal.
The Arrivals area
houses the baggage claim, baggage service, information & ground transportation & rental car counters. The general waiting area in the center houses a restaurant, a gift shop, adminstration offices and a waiting hall.
The Departures area
houses a ticket lobby with airline ticket counters, baggage check-in and airline offices, security check and passenger holdroom leading to the seven gates. the boarding aea has
NOTE: A new restaurant and retail operator will be in charge by the end of June 2017 - until then, a limited concessions offer is available.
Current airlines serving the terminal:
American - tel. 800-433-7300 - to Denver, Chicago O'Hare, Houston IAH, San Francisco & Los Angeles. For the upcoming 2017/18 winter season, AA will add flights from/to Phoenix.
United - tel. 800-864-8331 - offers summer flights to Chicago ORD, Houston IAH, Los Angles LAX & San Francisco SFO .
Delta - www.delta.com - is adding summer 2017 flights to Salt Lake City and on to Aspen, and to Los Angeles.
Current and future Airport developments:
In an endeavor to extend the current passenger terminal, or build a new - approval of the final draft Environmental Assessment for Airport Improvements should pave the way for the 'design phase' to to proceed.