Airline Schedule

Fly Gunnison Airport!

The Gunnison Valley RTA works with its partners and the airlines to entice them to fly their aircraft to the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC). To find out more about how the we work with the airlines and what our relationship is with them, please go to our FAQ’s page. To see current air schedules, please scroll to the bottom of this page.

The airport is located in the City of Gunnison and is 28 miles from the Town of Crested Butte and 31 miles from the Town of Mt. Crested Butte. The Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport has daily flights year-round on United Airlines from Denver. During the winter months, you can also fly on American Airlines non-stop from Dallas/Ft.Worth and on United Airlines non-stop from Houston and Chicago. New for this summer, the RTA has contracted with United Airlines to provide service non-stop from Houston. To contact the airport directly, please call 970.641.2304.

Airport Flight Schedules, Parking, & Ground Transportation


Alaska Airlines Service to & from Los Angeles

December 16, 2015 – March 26, 2016

  • Los Angeles – Gunnison 1:15 pm (Arrives 4:40PM) Weds and Sats only
  • Gunnison – Los Angeles 5:20 PM (Arrives 6:55PM) Weds and Sats only

American Airlines Service to & from Dallas

January 5, 2016 – April 4, 2016

  • Dallas – Gunnison 10:50 AM (Arrives 11:55AM) Daily
  • Dallas – Gunnison 1:05 PM (Arrives 2:55PM) Saturdays only
  • Gunnison – Dallas 2:05 PM (Arrives 5:00PM) Daily
  • Gunnison – Dallas 4:05 PM (Arrives 7:00PM) Saturdays only

United Airlines Service to & from Houston

February 13 – March 26, 2016

  • Houston – Gunnison 11:40 AM (Arrives 1:29 PM)   Saturdays only
  • Gunnison – Houston 2:15 PM (Arrives 5:40 PM)     Saturdays only

United Airlines Service to & from Chicago

February 13 – March 26, 2016

  • Chicago – Gunnison 9:45 AM (Arrives 11:40 AM) Saturdays only
  • Chicago – Gunnison 7:10 PM (Arrives 9:05 PM) Saturdays only
  • Gunnison – Chicago 12:15 PM (Arrives 3:58 PM) Saturdays only
  • Gunnison – Chicago 8:00 AM (Arrives 11:43 AM) Sundays only

All times subject to change without notice. Please visit for the most up to date flight information.

United Airlines Service to & from Denver

January 5, 2016 – April 4, 2016

  • Gunnison – Denver 12:50 PM (Arrives 1:46 PM) Daily
  • Denver – Gunnison 11:25 AM (Arrives 12:20 PM) Daily

All times subject to change without notice. Please visit for the most up to date flight information.


United Airlines Service to & from Denver

June 9, 2016 – June 30, 2016

  • Denver – Gunnison 3:40 PM (Arrives 4:35 PM) Daily
  • Gunnison – Denver 5:06 PM (Arrives 6:02 PM) Daily

July 1, 2016 – August 15, 2016

  • Denver – Gunnison 11:15 AM (Arrives 12:10 PM) Daily
  • Denver – Gunnison 3:15 PM (Arrives 4:05 PM) Daily
  • Gunnison – Denver 12:40 PM (Arrives 1:36 PM) Daily
  • Gunnison – Denver 5:06 PM (Arrives 5:59 PM) Daily

August 16, 2016 – December 14, 2016

  • Denver – Gunnison 11:15 AM (Arrives 12:10 PM) Daily
  • Gunnison – Denver 12:40 PM (Arrives 1:36 PM) Daily

United Airlines Service to & from Houston

June 25, 2016 – September 4, 2016

  • Houston – Gunnison 5:45 PM (Arrives 7:12 PM) Daily*
  • Gunnison – Houston 7:45 AM (Arrives 11:15 AM) Daily*

* 6/25–6/30 and 8/16–9/4 service is reduced to twice a week:
Houston to Gunnison on Wed and Sat,
Gunnison to Houston on Thu and Sun

Local’s Fares

While the RTA is not involved with any Local’s Fares at this time, we are aware of a 10% discount available through the Gunnison Air Fare Club for travelers departing the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC) on United Airlines.


Book a United® Airlines economy ticket departing from Gunnison/Crested Butte Airport to anywhere within the 48 contiguous states by December 1, 2015 and complete all travel by December 31, 2015 and receive a 10% discount* off the published fare on

First visit to join the Gunnison Airfare Club, it only takes a minute. Next email your request for a PIN code to Then book your flight at using the promo code 16GU10 and your PIN.

For more details visit

Airport Ground Transportation

HertzAvis, and Budget car rentals are available at the airport. We recommend making advance arrangements to rent a car prior to arrival. Transportation is also offered by Alpine Express; reservations are required. You can also book a private shuttle with Crested Butte Speciality Services or Dolly’s Mountain Shuttle.

The communities of Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte offer The Mountain Express FREE shuttle bus that runs regularly between the two towns. And our  FREE Valley wide bus system offers transportation between Gunnison and Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte (map). The bus does NOT service the airport.

All scheduled times are subject to change without notice. Please, visit for up-to-date current flight information. Great deals for the Gunnison Valley can be found in our Vacation Packages section.

Airport Parking

Parking is available at the airport terminal and routinely patrolled by airport staff. To purchase a daily or monthly pass, please go to an entrance foyer for information. Parking envelopes are available immediately inside the terminal entry doors and fees are payable in advance. To purchase an annual pass please contact Airport staff directly at (970) 641-2304.


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PO Box 5013 | Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81225 | Toll Free: 888.412.7310 | Tel: 970.349.2400 | Fax: 970.349.7520

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