[R456R, Telluride] is going to be attracting a lot of attention this season with the highly anticipated opening of lift service out of the advanced-riding playground known as Revelation Bowl.

Getting there will much easier, too.

United and Delta airlines will begin new or expanded service this winter season to and from Chicago, Los Angeles, and Atlanta to the Montrose Airport, the gateway to Telluride.

A new daily flight from Chicago is being offered on United, and an additional Wednesday flight from Los Angeles on United and an additional Wednesday flight from Atlanta on Delta are also on the menu. This winter’s total number of air seats to Telluride/Montrose maintains pace with last year’s record number, even with a slightly shorter winter flying season.

“The enhancement of our exceptional air service will truly benefit out guests,” says Scott Stewart, spokesperson for the Telluride-Montrose Regional Air Organization. “Many connecting domestic and international visitors will have easier access into Telluride.”

Montrose airport, which is less than an hour’s drive north of Telluride, now has daily non-stop service from Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Denver, and Salt Lake City and Saturday flights from Los Angeles, Newark, and Atlanta as well as the new Wednesday flight.

“The addition of these new services elevates Telluride to the top few best-served destination mountain resorts in North America, offering our skiers unmatched ease of access,” said Telluride Ski Resort CEO Dave Riley.