TELLURIDE, Colorado (July 27, 2016) – This winter, Telluride Regional Airport (TEX) will again welcome commercial flight service, providing a direct link for visitors from Denver to Telluride. Beginning December 17, 2016, Great Lakes Airlines will provide year-round air service from Denver to Telluride, averaging 10 flights per week.

“Having commercial service return to Telluride is a great benefit for our guests and the community,” said Bill Jensen, CEO of Telluride Ski & Golf Resort. “While the majority of us will continue to rely on our established, frequent air service into the Montrose Regional Airport, this will provide another fantastic option for those looking to get to Telluride throughout the year.”

Flights on Great Lakes will operate year-round with two or more daily flights during busier times of the year and one flight daily during slower periods. Great Lakes also will continue its relationship with United Airlines, allowing travelers to leverage United’s network and book directly through

“Commercial air service to TEX is hugely important to both visitors and residents alike, and we have been diligently working on its return for the past two years, exploring every possible option,” said Colorado Flights COO Matt Skinner. “Ultimately we are more than pleased to have our original partner, who knows the airport and the operation, back flying here.”

Great Lakes Airlines flights into Telluride Regional Airport will be live for sale in the coming weeks. For more information about getting to Telluride, visit