Fly to Gunnison, Colorado

Air transportation into Gunnison and Crested Butte

The Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC) is located in the city of Gunnison, Colorado just 28 miles from the Town of Crested Butte and 31 miles from the Town of Mt. Crested Butte.

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The Gunnison Crested Butte airport is serviced year-round by United Airlines with non-stop flights from Denver, making it convenient and easy to fly to Gunnison County communities at any time of year.

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United Airlines to/from Gunnison

2015 Flight Schedule - Gunnison Airport

United Airlines - Denver (DEN) to Gunnison (GUC)

  • Twice Daily February 12, 2015-April 6, 2015
    • Gunnison - Denver 6:00 AM (Arrives 7:04 AM)
    • Gunnison - Denver 12:34 PM (Arrives 1:28 PM)
    • Denver - Gunnison 11:15 AM (Arrives 12:04 PM)
    • Denver - Gunnison 6:55 PM (Arrives 7:56 PM)
  • Daily April 7, 2015 – July 1, 2014
    • Denver – Gunnison 3:40PM (Arrives 4:35 PM)
    • Gunnison – Denver 5:06PM (Arrives 6: 02 PM)
  • Daily July 2, 2015 – August 18, 2015
    • Gunnison – Denver 12:37 PM (Arrives 1:34 PM)
    • Gunnison – Denver 5:06 PM (Arrives 6: 02 PM)
    • Denver – Gunnison 11:15 AM (Arrives 12:07 PM)
    • Denver – Gunnison 3:40 PM (Arrives 4:35 PM)
  • Daily August 19, 2015 – December 16, 2015
    • Denver – Gunnison 3:40 PM (Arrives 4:35 PM)
    • Gunnison – Denver 5:06 PM (Arrives 6: 02 PM)

United Airlines - Houston (IAH) to Gunnison (GUC) 

  • Saturdays - March 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2015
    • Houston - Gunnison 9:45 AM (Arrives 11:25 AM)
    • Houston - Gunnison 11:40 AM (Arrives 1:29 PM)
    • Gunnison - Houston 12:45 PM (Arrives 4:10 PM)
    • Gunnison - Houston 2:20 PM (Arrives 5:45 PM)
  • Saturday - April 4, 2015
    • Houston - Gunnison 11:40 AM (Arrives 1:29 PM)
    • Gunnison - Houston 2:20 PM (Arrives 5:45 PM)

New for Summer, 2015

  • Saturday, June 20th & Wednesday, June 24th
    • Houston – Gunnison 5:45 PM (Arrives 6:51 PM)
  • Sunday, June 21st & Thursday, June 25th
    • Gunnison – Houston 7:45 AM (Arrives 11:04 AM)
  • June 27th – August 19th (Sat, Sun, Wed, & Fri only)
    • Houston – Gunnison 5:45 PM (Arrives 6:51 PM)
  • June 28th – August 20th (Sun, Mon, Thur & Sat only)
    • Gunnison – Houston 7:45 AM (Arrives 11:04 AM)
  • August 22nd – September 5th (Sat & Wed only)
    • Houston – Gunnison 5:45 PM (Arrives 6:51 PM)
  • August 23rd – September 6th (Sun & Thur only)
    • Gunnison – Houston 7:45 AM (Arrives 11:04 AM)

United Airlines - Chicago (ORD) to Gunnison (GUC) 

  • Saturdays March 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2015
    • Chicago - Gunnison 9:45 AM (Arrives 11:40 AM)
    • Chicago - Gunnison 5:30 PM (Arrives 7:25 PM)
    • Gunnison - Chicago 12:15 PM (Arrives 3:58 PM)
  • Sundays March 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2015
    • Gunnison - Chicago 8:00 AM (Arrives 11:43 AM)
  • Saturday - April 4, 2015
    • Chicago - Gunnison 9:45 AM (Arrives 11:40 AM)
    • Gunnison - Chicago 12:15 PM (Arrives 3:58 PM)

All times subject to change without notice. Please visit www.united.com for reservations/information or call (800) 864-8331 for the most up to date information.

 

American Airlines Service to & from Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)

  • Daily December 18, 2014 - April 6, 2015
    • Dallas - Gunnison 1:00 PM (Arrives 2:05 PM)
    • Gunnison - Dallas 2:45 PM (Arrives 5:40 PM)

All times subject to change without notice. Please visit www.aa.com for reservations/information.

Ground Transportation

Car Rental: 

The Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC) is serviced by Hertz, Avis, and Budget car rentals. We recommend making advance arrangements to rent a car prior to arrival.

  • AVIS (970) 641-0263
  • BUDGET (970) 641-4403
  • HERTZ (970) 641-2881

Local Shuttle and Transporation Service Providers. Leave the Driving to Us

Advanced reservation required.

  • ALPINE EXPRESS: (970) 641-5074
  • CRESTED BUTTE SPECIALITY SERVICES: (970) 901-6400
  • DOLLY'S MOUNTAIN SHUTTLE: (970) 349-2620
  • ROCKY RIDES LTD (800) 252-1854

Free Local Shuttle and Bus Service:

The communities of Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte offer a FREE Mountain Express shuttle that runs regularly between the two towns. No reservation is required. And our FREE Valley-wide RTA bus system offers transportation between Gunnison and Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte. The bus does NOT service the airport. For RTA bus schedules, go to www.gunnisonvalleyrta.org.

Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ)

The Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) is a convenient 1 hour, 20 minute drive from Gunnison. Summer service is provided by United Airlines to Houston, American Airlines to Dallas. Winter service expands to Houston and Newark operated by United Airlines, service to Dallas and Chicago with American Airlines, service to Atlanta with Delta Airlines, and service to Los Angeles/LAX and Phoenix/Mesa with Allegiant Air.

Rental Cars: Companies include Avis, Budget, Hertz, National/Alamo, and Enterprise Rental Car.  Alpine Express and Mountain Limo offer a shuttle service from MTJ to Gunnison, Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance. A private shuttle can be arranged with Crested Butte Speciality Services.

To contact the airport directly call (970) 249-3203.