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Posted on: February 14, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Frontier Airlines will adjust routes at DRO starting in March

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Frontier Airlines has announced it will cancel twice-weekly nonstop flights between Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) and Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) effective March 5, 2022. Frontier will continue to offer twice-weekly nonstop flights between Denver International Airport (DEN) and DRO. 

"We are of course disappointed that Frontier service to Las Vegas will end in early March,” said Aviation Director Tony Vicari. “However, we are pleased that Frontier will continue to offer uninterrupted service to Denver, the number one origin and destination market for air travelers using DRO.” 

Flights to Las Vegas will continue to operate two days per week through March 4, with departures on Monday and Friday. 

Flights to Denver will operate two days per week beginning March 6, with departures on Thursday and Sunday. The Frontier service utilizes 180-seat Airbus A320 aircraft.

“Airlines routinely adjust their network strategy in response to passenger demand, and we will work closely with our partner in Frontier Airlines as they continue to offer low fares and nonstop flights to Denver,” Vicari said. “Travelers used DRO at record-setting levels in 2021, and we’re confident our convenient location, comfortable facilities, and strong airline route network will continue to fulfil the air travel needs of our community.”

Travelers with existing reservations for nonstop DRO-LAS service on Frontier after March 5 can rebook online or call 1-801-401-9000 for help with refunds or rebooking. 

About Durango-La Plata County Airport

Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) is the primary regional airport for Southwest Colorado, Northwest New Mexico, and the entire Four Corners region. DRO welcomed 397,000 total passengers in 2021 and contributes over $290 million annually to the regional economy. DRO is served by three major U.S. airlines (American, Frontier, and United), offering year-round daily nonstop routes to Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Denver (DEN), and Phoenix (PHX), and seasonal nonstop service to Los Angeles (LAX).

DRO operates as an enterprise fund of the City of Durango and generates self-sustaining revenue from airport tenants and users in the form of airline rent and landing fees, terminal concessions, ground leases, and parking fees. The airport does not receive any local tax funding. 

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