THE DURANGO - LA PLATA COUNTY AIRPORT (DRO) is the primary regional airport for southwest Colorado, northwest New Mexico and the Four Corners. DRO welcomed 397,000 passengers in 2021 and contributes approximately $300 million annually to the regional economy. DRO is served by American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and United Airlines. Year-round daily nonstop service is available to Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Denver (DEN), and Phoenix (PHX). Twice-weekly nonstop service is also available to Las Vegas (LAS).
Spotlight on DRO Airport
What's New at DRO
Runway rehabilitation and closure
The Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) will be rehabilitating Runway 3/21 in September 2022. A full runway closure is planned for Wednesday, Sept. 7 – Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. Learn more.
DRO Terminal Development Project
The Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) initiated a formal terminal development design project in September 2021. Learn more.
REAL ID update
The deadline to have a REAL ID for air travel has been postponed to May 3, 2023 by the Department of Homeland Security.