Guide for relocation to Steamboat Springs, CO

Steamboat announces direct flights from 14 major airports

Getting to Steamboat is a lot easier than it was in the old stagecoach days.

Alaska Airlines now serves Steamboat Springs/Yampa Valley Regional Airport from Seattle twice weekly during ski season.

Alaska Airlines now serves Steamboat Springs/Yampa Valley Regional Airport from Seattle twice weekly during ski season.

The Steamboat/Hayden airport is just 22 miles west of Steamboat Springs and offers daily flights to and from Denver International Airport (DEN). Steamboat’s winter flight program for the 2017/18 season features expanded nonstop air service from 14 major cities with flights into Steamboat/Hayden Airport (HDN), adding five new markets in the past four years.

Most recently, two new nonstop flights operated by ViaAir have been added to/from Austin, Texas, and Kansas City, Missouri, for the 2017/18 winter season, with the flights scheduled for Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays (inaugural fares start at $109 each way).

“Working with ViaAir provides Steamboat a completely new, affordable resource for bringing winter guests to Ski Town, U.S.A.,” says Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. President Rob Perlman.

During winter, nonstop service from LAX to Steamboat flies daily; Newark and Washington-Dulles have Sunday flights; and Chicago has upgraded to daily service for part of the season. Delta rounds out the increased capacity with a Saturday flight, and Alaska Airlines will expand its Seattle flights to four days a week with a new Tuesday departure, as well as adding a twice-weekly flight to/from San Diego on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Steamboat’s air program also maintains nonstop flights from top markets Atlanta, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Houston and San Francisco. The flight service to Steamboat comes on key U.S. carriers Alaska, American, Delta and United Airlines.

In the summer, United also offers daily direct service to/from Houston, as well as two flights daily to/from Denver; and American Airlines offers daily flights to/from Dallas. The 2017/18 winter flight schedule provides convenient connections from more than 300 airports worldwide, keeping Steamboat one of the most easily accessed resorts in the Rocky Mountains.

“With expanded service from key markets across the U.S., Steamboat continues to offer a variety of convenient options to get here,” says Perlman.


Sidebar: Major cities with direct, nonstop access to Steamboat


Los Angeles

San Diego

San Francisco

Minneapolis/St. Paul





Dallas/Ft. Worth


Kansas City (MO)





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