DRO Airport - Durango La Plata County Airport ( Durango, CO , United States )

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Durango La Plata County DRO AIRPORT OVERVIEW

Durango-La Plata County Airport DRO serves as an access point for Colorado's Four Corner Region, Mesa Verde National Park and the ski areas of  Wolf Creek and Telluride. DRO is owned by the City of Durango and La Plata County.

DRO Airport is located 15 miles southeast of the historic town of Durango, in southern Colorado, close to the border with New Mexico, and is accessible by US 160 and US 550. 

With a very long runway and 424,415 passengers in 2016, Durango Airport  is presently served by  American Eagle, Frontier, United Express and US Airways, offering nonstop daily service to some major US airport hubs, with connections worldwide.

The passenger terminal at Durango Airport - open 24/7 - is modern and compact, and offers a great view of mountain peaks. The TSA checkpoint opens usually 90 mins before first departure of the day - until final departure flight of the day.  Services include Wi-Fi access (Brainstorm, Free Public or 'Highspeed4U' pay WiFi options), a full-service restaurant & bar at pre-security, and a grab-&-go food store and a bar at post-security. It also offers a gift shop, an ATM machine and rental car counters.  The terminal is in need for upgrades - however, this option has many constraints.
The TSA screening checkpoint usually opens 90 mins prior to first departure of the day until last departing flight. After TSA screening passengers have access to Snacks & Bar and to the American and United departure lounges and gates 1 - 3.
Recent terminal upgrades included new carpeting & seating, new paint at departure lounge, and a second screening machine with advanced imaging technology .
Current airlines serving the terminal: 
American - tel. 800 433 7300 -  to Dallas Fort Worth and Phoenix
United - tel. 800 864 8331 - to Denver.
Airline ticket counters close 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure.  Allow 90 minutes before scheduled departure for check-in and TSA screening.

Transportation
There are no public transport options; however, you can rent a car, take a taxi , a limo, a hotel courtesy shuttle, or a bus:   
Buck Horn Limousine 970-769-0933;
Durango Transportation 970-259-4818;
Mountain Transport @ DMR 970-426-7282
Telluride Express (to/from Telluride) 970-728-6000; and
Wilderness Journey (to/from Pagosa Springs) 970-731-4081.

Address
1000 Airport Rd.
Durango, CO , 81303
USA
Website:
Contact: airport@durangogov.org
Phone: (970) 382-6050