Air Service Roundup: More Ways to Get to Aspen Than Ever Before!

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Aspen, three major air service providers and Frias Properties of Aspen are teaming up for another big season. With a number of improvements and recent announcements, getting to Aspen, Colorado, is now easier than ever. So if you’re planning on visiting the top ski destination in the world – with more than 5,000 acres of snow-covered terrain as well as world-class lodging, dining and nightlife – you have plenty of options!

Recently, Delta Airlines announced it will add new nonstop seasonal service to the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE), located only three miles from downtown Aspen. Delta will offer daily flights from Atlanta (ATL) and Saturday-only flights from Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) beginning on Dec. 21, 2013. With the move, Delta will be the only airline to offer daily non-stop service to Aspen from the Southeastern U.S. Combined with the Saturday service from Minneapolis-St. Paul, the flights provide convenient connecting opportunities through two of the country’s largest hubs – and results in more flights from more cities than ever before.

More choices for domestic travelers and easier access for our South American visitors!

More choices for domestic travelers and easier access for our South American visitors!

Delta joins United Airlines and American Airlines in providing winter flights to Aspen from cities including Denver (DEN), Chicago (ORD), Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO), and now Atlanta (ATL) and Minneapolis.-St. Paul (MSP). Australian guests will enjoy Aspen’s numerous in-bound and out-bound San Francisco and Los Angeles flights!

Visit the Frias Properties airline information page.

Ready to Get Away?

Let’s take a look at other ways to get to Aspen:

From Denver, Colorado: 3-5 hour drive to Aspen or use Colorado Mountain Express scheduled service. The Denver International Airport (DIA) is Colorado’s largest airport, with numerous national and international flights daily.

From Eagle, Colorado:  1 ½-hour drive to Aspen or use Colorado Mountain Express scheduled service. The Eagle County Airport (EGE) offers daily flights operated by American, Delta and United, with service to Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York, Newark and Washington D.C. And, recently announced, Air Canada will begin weekly service from Toronto, Canada beginning Dec. 14, 2013.

From Grand Junction, Colorado: 2-3 hour drive or use Colorado Mountain Express private service (no scheduled service).

Need Ground Transportation?

Colorado Mountain Express provides professional, reliable shared-ride shuttle and charter van services in Aspen/Snowmass, and to and from Denver International, Aspen and Eagle County Airport.

Car rentals from name-brand companies are available in Aspen, Eagle and Denver.

Once You Get To Aspen

The Aspen/Pitkin County Airport is just three miles from downtown Aspen via Colorado Highway 82. Snowmass Village is only 5 miles off Highway 82 via Brush Creek Road.

Frias Properties of Aspen offers FREE service to and from the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport for all guests (*excludes Independence Square hotel). Call (800) 542-7736 ahead of time to arrange your pick-up and departure.

Once you arrive in Aspen, there is a courtesy phone near the baggage claim and exit. Select Frias Properties of Aspen from the phone list and you will be automatically connected to our transportation provider, who will come and pick you up. (Hint: Calling before waiting for your luggage will shorten your wait time!) Let the driver know which of our locations you will be checking in at:

  • Main Office, 730 E. Durant Ave.
  • Fasching Haus, 747 S. Galena St.
  • Silverglo, 940 Waters Ave.

 

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