Moab Utah Airport, Flights & Airlines

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Airports & Flights


One nearby airport, one international, and three regional airports make flying into Moab an easy venture.

  • Canyonlands Field Airport (CNY) is just 18 miles from Moab, the closest airport to the city.
  • Salt Lake Interantional Airport (SLC) is 238 miles/ 4 hours from Moab, and the only international airport in the region.
  • Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) is just 114 miles/ 2 hours east of Moab.
  • Telluride Regional Airport (TEX) is 132 miles/ 3 hours southeast of Moab.
  • Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) is 172 miles/ 3 1/2 hours southeast of Moab.

Overview

Figuring out Moab flights has never been easier. Check out the different airports below for different Moab flight options.

Canyonlands Field Airport
This year round airport offers the closest air service to Moab.

  • Airport Code: CNY
  • Location: The airport is located a convenient 18 miles north of Moab on US-191.
  • Airlines: Great Lakes Aviation: Direct service from Denver.
  • Airport Services: This small airport just got a facelift. You will find a large lobby area, vending machines, airport service counters, car rental booth, restrooms and courtesy phones.
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    -Enterprise has a counter at the airport.
    -Taxis/Shuttles: Available with a reservation.
    -Car Rental: You can arrange to have a vehicle meet you at the airport.

Salt Lake City International Airport
Salt Lake City International is 238 miles northwest of Moab and the closest international airport to the city.

  • Airport Code: SLC
  • Location: This airport may not be right around the corner, but the drive is beautiful, easy and usually takes about four and a half hours. From the airport, exit on Terminal Dr and merge onto I-80 E, continue south on I-15. At exit 258, merge onto US-6 E to I-70 E, at exit 182 merge onto US-191 S and remain on this road until you reach Moab.
  • Airlines:
    -American Airlines: Direct service to Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Phoenix, and Chicago.
    -United Airlines: Direct service to Denver, San Francisco, Chicago, DC, and Los Angeles.
    -Continental Airlines: Direct service to Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Austin, and Houston.
    -Delta Airlines: Direct service to multiple cities including Chicago, Atlanta, Denver, Dallas, and Boston.
    -Frontier Airlines: Direct service to Denver and Cancun, Mexico.
    -Jet Blue Airlines: Direct service to Long Beach and NYC/ JFK.
    -Southwest Airlines: Direct service to multiple cities including Denver, Seattle, Phoenix, and Las Vegas.
  • Airport Services: Salt Lake City is a huge airport. It offers a full range of services including restaurants, bars, fast food establishments, coffee stands, gift shops, newspaper stands, lounges, shoe shines, money exchanges, business center, kid play areas, designated smoking areas, free WiFi, and ATMs. The airport is fully handicap accessible.
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    -Rental Car agents are available in the terminal.
    -Taxis, Limos, Commuter Shuttles
    -Hotel Shuttles
    -Public Bus service
    -Shuttle Buses are available for transport to Moab. Reservations are necessary.
    -Charter Buses

Grand Junction Regional Airport
Although, Grand Junction Regional is located in Colorado it is only 114 miles east of Moab and offers a broader range of services than the Canyonlands Field Airport.

  • Airport Code: GJT
  • Location: Grand Junction Regional is 114 miles or roughly two hours east of Moab. From Grand Junction, take I-70 west to US-191 south. Continue on US-191 until you reach Moab.
  • Airlines:
    -Allegiant Airlines- Service to Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
    -American Airlines- Service to Dallas/Ft. Worth and Phoenix.
    -Delta Airlines- Service to Salt Lake City.
    -United Airlines- Service to Denver
    -Continental Airlines- Service to Houston.
  • Airline Services: The airport is small, but it does have a sandwich shop that offers wine and beer. Car rental agency booths are also found within the terminal near the baggage claim area.
  • Getting To/From Airport:
    -Alamo, Hertz, Avis, Budget, National, and Enterprise operate rental desks at the airport.
    -Taxi/Limo available for transportation around Grand Junction.
    -Shuttles are available for transport to Moab, reservations are mandatory.

Durango- La Plata County Airport
Durango is located just 172 miles southeast of Moab in Colorado.

  • Airport Code: DRO
  • Location: Leaving the airport take CO-172 N to US-160 W. Take a right and head west on CO-184 and continue on thru town until you merge with US-491 N. Turn right onto US-191 N and continue on until you reach Moab. With good road conditions and little traffic the drive should take slightly over three hours.
  • Airlines:
    -United Airlines: Direct service to Denver.
    -American Airlines: Direct service to Phoenix.
    -Frontier Airlines: Direct service to Denver.
  • Airport Services: Durango- La Plata may be a small airport but it does manage to offer a few services. Visit the La Plata gift shop for last minute souvenirs or stop by the Deli Express for a bite to eat in a casual setting. WiFi is also offered throughout the terminal.
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    -Hertz, National, Avis, Budget, and Enterprise operate offices within the terminal.
    -Taxis/Limos/Shuttles are all available with a reservation.

Telluride Regional Airport
Telluride Regional is located 132 miles southeast of Moab in Colorado.

  • Airport Code: TEX
  • Location: Leaving Telluride, take CO- 145 N to CO-141 N and merge onto CO-90 W that turns into UT-46 W, take a right onto US-191 N and continue on until you reach Moab. The drive will take approximately three hours.
  • Airlines:
    -Great Lakes Aviation: Direct service to Denver.
    -American Airlines: Direct service to Phoenix.
  • Airport Services: The airport is very small and offers only the basic services.
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    -Hertz rental car is located at the airport.
    -National car rental is available in the town of Telluride.
    -Taxis/Shuttles/Limos
    -Shuttle service available to Moab. Reservations are required.

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