Direct flights via American Airlines return to Crested Butte

Posted By: The Ski Channel on June 8, 2011 10:11 am

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, CO – In cooperation with the Rural Transportation Authority (RTA), Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is pleased to announce the return of direct, daily nonstop jet service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Gunnison/Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC) on American Airlines throughout the winter season of 2011-2012.

“We are excited to make this timely announcement as we prepare for the 2011-2012 winter season,” said Daren Cole, vice president of sales and marketing for CBMR.  “Consistency in our air service is very important. We have loyal guests in Dallas and connecting cities who rely on air travel to visit Gunnison and Crested Butte every winter and we are eager to welcome them back.”

American Airlines will make daily round trips from Dallas/Fort Worth to Gunnison/Crested Butte Regional Airport, offering a reliable and convenient way to travel to one of the greatest ski towns in the country. Air service will begin Thursday, December 15, 2011 and will conclude Monday, April 2, 2012. These flights will be providing nearly 20,000 in-bound seats for winter travelers to the area. 

Even though these are subject to change, travelers can expect the following flights offered:

Depart DFW 1:15pm – arrive GUC 2:15pm

Depart GUC 3:15pm – arrive DFW 6:10pm

For booking information, contact Crested Butte Vacations at (800)600-2803 or American Airlines directly at: