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Durango Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Durango Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Once we reached the terminal there was nothing except one gift shop with things such as 'Travel Games!'. - trackracer11

Airport Overview

durango airport

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Durango Airport.

What to Expect

  • Durango International is a small airport serviced by two commercial airlines, but it is open 24 hours for the convenience of its passengers.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • The last review we received on Durango International Airport was 2008 so we are unable to confirm sleeping arrangements. If you’ve visited this airport recently please write a review!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide airport shuttles. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Durango Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.


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Durango Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at the Durango Airport. Connect to the “Brainstorm WiFi”, “Free Public WiFi” or “Highspeed4U” (paid service) networks.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Durango Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Durango Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - There is an ATM located across from the giftshop (Landside).
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Currency Exchange - not available
  • Food & Drinks - At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: The Durango Deli full service restaurant & bar (landside) and Durango Deli grab-n-go food and cocktail lounge (airside).
  • Information Desk - not available
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - not available
  • Shopping - The airport’s only shop is La Plata Gifts, located landside.
  • Showers - not available

Can I Sleep in the Airport Overnight?

From the Durango Airport web site:
"The terminal is open 24 hours per day for the convenience of our passengers. Seating, restrooms, water, and vending machines are available at all times. "

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours. The TSA security checkpoints open 90 minutes before the first flight and close after the last flight.

Keep in mind that TSA, airline check-in and baggage drop hours vary according the flight schedule. Check these hours with your airline. If you are in the public area of the terminal (landside) you will not be able to get through to the secure area of the terminal (airside) until the morning.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rental desks are located in the baggage claim area. The following car rental agencies are located onsite: Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, Hertz and National.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn   •   DoubleTree by Hilton Durango   •   Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Durango Central   •   Homewood Suites by Hilton Durango   •   Sky Ute Casino & Resort

Taxis and Shuttles

It is highly recommended to book taxi or shuttle transportation in advance. For a current list of ground transportation service providers, visit the City of Durango website.

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Last Updated:09 January 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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