Cortez Municipal Airport sits at 5,914 feet above sea level between Mesa Verde National Park and Ute Mountain and provides Commercial and General Aviation services seven days a week with limited operating hours.  


Boutique Air currently provides commercial flights to Denver International Airport and Phoenix Sky-Harbor International Airport. To purchase airline tickets or book a rental car, contact them at 855-268-8478 or the terminal office in Cortez at 415-650-7215. For further information check out Boutique Air.

Residents have found success with competitive pricing options at Lonely Planet, Smart Fares, and Orbitz.


A full service Fixed Base Operator (FBO), Cortez Flying Service, can be reached at 970-565-3721. The FBO is located at midfield featuring Jet-A and 100LL fuels. For more information please go to Cortez Flying Service

Runway Specifications

The runway is a porous friction course surface 100 feet wide by 7,205 feet long; with pilot controlled medium intensity lighting. Unicom frequency is 122.80, monitored by the FBO during daylight hours. There are three wind socks, one at each end and at runway center; all three are lighted. A full length parallel taxiway with four runway connectors provides maximum pilot convenience. Aircraft needing fuel beyond the regular hours should make arrangements with the flying service before arrival. 


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