Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) is the largest airport on the Western Slope and the third largest in Colorado. It’s situated about 4 miles northeast of downtown Grand Junction.
GJT runs 5 direct nonstop flights around the country, with a sixth flight seasonally. It first opened as Grand Junction Municipal Airport in 1930. It was called Walker Field in 1942, a name it’s sometimes still referred to as today. Though in 2007 it was renamed to Grand Junction Regional Airport.
Airlines Flying Out of GJT
Grand Junction Regional Airport runs an average of 16 flights per day. There are 6 direct nonstop destinations from GJT, including daily flights to Denver International Airport.
American Airlines – Year round direct nonstop flights to Dallas, TX and Phoenix, AZ
Delta Airlines – Year round direct nonstop flights to Salt Lake City, UT
United Airlines – Year round direct nonstop flights to Denver, CO
Allegiant – Year round direct nonstop flights to Las Vegas, NV and seasonal direct flights to Los Angeles, CA
Denver Air Connection – Year round direct flights to Centennial Airport in Denver, CO
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Parking and Transportation
Parking is available at the airport with the first thirty minutes free. After that it’s charged by the thirty minutes with a reasonable daily maximum.
A variety of ground transportation is provided from the airport. Options are taxis, buses, shuttles, car rentals and transportation network companies. The follow car rental agencies service GJT on-site:
There is a Grand Valley Transit (GVT) bus stop close to the airport. Or once in town you can hop aboard a GVT bus, which serves Mesa County as far east as Palisade or west to Fruita.
Address: 2828 Walker Field Dr, Grand Junction, CO 81506
Phone: +1 970-244-9100
Elevation: 1,481 meters / 4,859 feet
WMO Code: 72476