Rocky Mountain National Park Airport, Flights & Airlines

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Denver International Airport is the primary airport for accessing Rocky Mountain National Park. The Grand County Airport provides access for private planes. Read More

  • Denver International Airport (DIA) is a convenient way to get to the Rocky Mountain area, just 30 minutes away.
  • Grand County/Granby Private Airport (GNB) is located 20 minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park.

Denver International Airport

Denver International Airport, only about one and one-half hours away from Rocky Mountain National Park, is renowned for its convenience, allowing visitors easy access to so many Colorado attractions.

  • Airport Code: DEN
  • Location: The Denver Airport is on 8500 Peña Boulevard, and a 35-minute drive to downtown Denver. To get to Rocky Mountain National Park, you take I-70 West to I-25 North. Take exit 243 and turn left on Colorado Highway 66 west for 14 miles to US Highway 36. This will take you into Estes Park, the eastern gateway to the park. The drive only takes about an hour and 30 minutes.
  • Airlines:
    Air Canada
    American Airlines
    British Airways
    Lufthansa German Airlines
  • Airport Services: Denver International is a huge facility and is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week. A wide array of services is provided, including eateries, lounges, grills and steakhouses. Find drinks, snacks or sit-down meals. With around 50 shops to explore, you’ll find just about anything you might need. There’s a post office, too. Enjoy the ever-changing art displays with lovely murals and sculptures.
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    Rental Cars
    Hotel Shuttles

Grand County Airport

The Grand County/Granby Airport is a private airport serving the Colorado Great Lakes region, including Lake Granby, Grand Lake and Shadow Mountain Lake and Rocky Mountain National Park.

  • Airport Code: GNB
  • Location: The Grand County Airport is located one mile northeast of Granby, Colorado and a short 20-minute drive to Grand Lake on US Highway 34. Grand Lake is the western entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.
  • Airport Services: When coming to Rocky Mountain National Park by private airplane, you’ll discover Grand Country Airport is an easy-in, easy-out mountain airfield. It puts you within 20 minutes of the park. The airfield is on top of the Granby Mesa. It accommodates aircraft sizes up to medium twin turbo-props and light business jets. There is 24-hour aviation fuel (self-service Jet A and Avgas), aircraft parking (tiedown or ramp) and restrooms. The runway is plowed in winter.
  • Getting To/From the Airport: Since this is a private airport, you will need to make your own arrangements for transport to and from the airport. You can take a taxi into Granby if you are going to stay in town for a while. To rent a car, you can call the local car rental company and they will bring a car to you, which you can simply leave at the airport when done with your travels through Rocky Mountain National Park.