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Frequently Asked Questions

Which Airlines Service HDN?

From mid-December to first of April, there are direct flights on Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue and United Airlines. United Airlines offers direct flights between Steamboat/Hayden and Denver year-round.

Where is short term parking located?

The short-term parking lot is located in front of the terminal. Take the second left after the terminal entrance. This is 30-minute parking only.

What cities can I catch a flight to/from during the winter jet season?

Atlanta, Boston, Newark, Washington/Dulles, Chicago, Minneapolis, Houston, Dallas/Ft Worth, Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Ft. Lauderdale.

Is free parking available at the Yampa Valley Regional Airport?

Parking in our long-term lot is FREE for the first hour. After the first hour, the fee is $1.00/hour with a maximum fee of $9/per day. Short-term parking is FREE up to 30 minutes. If parking longer than 30 minutes vehicles are subject to being ticketed or towed.

How much does long-term parking cost?

Parking in the long term is FREE for the first hour. After the first hour, the fee is $1.00/hour with a maximum fee of $9/per day.

How do I pay for parking?

When entering the long-term parking lot, please press the green ticket on the kiosk screen to dispense a ticket. Keep the ticket with you or place it in your vehicle, being sure to keep the parking ticket out of the direct sunlight. (You do not need to display your parking pass in your vehicle.)

Upon returning, the parking ticket can be used at the pay station located outside the west terminal doors at the curbside baggage check-in. This is the only machine that you can pay for parking with cash.

When prepaying for parking at the terminal kiosk, you must have the parking ticket with you. Scan the ticket by holding it 2 to 4 inches in front of the barcode scanner. Then follow the instructions on the screen to pay. To get a validated ticket push the receipt button on the screen. Both your old ticket and the validated receipt ticket will permit exiting the lot within one hour of validation. Upon exiting the parking lot, allow for the system to attempt to read your license plate. If license plate recognition is successful, the gate will open and allow you to exit. If the system is unable to read the license plate, the system will ask you to scan your media. Scan the ticket or receipt by holding it 2 to 4 inches in front of the barcode scanner.

If the parking ticket is inside the vehicle and you are paying with a credit card, simply pull up to the exit kiosk, allow for the system to attempt to read your license plate. If license plate recognition is successful, the fee will be displayed on the screen. Enter your credit card by pushing it all the way into the credit card slot and then quickly removing it. If the system is unable to read the license plate, the system will ask you to scan your media. Scan the ticket or receipt by holding it 2 to 4 inches in front of the barcode scanner.

Call buttons are located at every entry and exit station should travelers need additional assistance.

Does the airport have any covered long-term parking?

Sorry, not at this time.

Is it possible for travelers to spend the night in the airport terminal?

We do not allow overnight stays in our facility due to staffing limitations.

Are dogs permitted inside the airport?

Service animals only.

Are there any hotel accommodations at the Airport?

No, the closest hotel accommodations are in the towns of Craig or Steamboat Springs, which are approximately 30 miles of the airport.

Which rental car companies are located at the airport?

Avis, Budget and Hertz are located in the baggage claim area of the airport terminal.

Where are the off-site rental car companies located?

Enterprise is located 30 miles east of the Airport, in the town of Steamboat Springs. To schedule a pick-up or drop-off from the airport contact the local Enterprise office at 970-879-7442.

Is Skycap available at the airport?

There is Skycap services at the Airport from mid-December to the end of March.

How early should I arrive at the airport before my flight time?

We recommend arriving at the airport a minimum of two hours prior to your flight.

Does the Yampa Valley Regional Airport have currency exchange?

There is no currency exchange at the Airport, but there are several banks located in Steamboat Springs that do offer currency exchange services.

How do I contact my airline about lost items, delayed baggage, or ticketing issues?

Please contact your airline directly for items left on planes, lost or delayed baggage, baggage delivery issues and ticketing inquiries. The airport administration office cannot resolve airline issue.

Airline Lost and Found

Alaska Airlines 1-877-815-8253
American Airlines 1-800-433-7300
Delta Airlines 1-800-221-1212
JetBlue Airlines 1-800-538-2583
United Airlines 1-800-864-8331

Airline Lost, Delayed, or Damaged Luggage

Alaska Airlines 1-877-815-8253
American Airlines 1-800-433-7300
Delta Airlines 1-800-221-1212
JetBlue Airlines 1-800-538-2583
United Airlines 1-800-864-8331

Who do I contact for lost items at the Yampa Valley Regional Airport?

For items left at the Yampa Valley Regional Airport contact Passenger Services at 970-276-5018

Is there food available at the airport?

The 3 Wire Bar & Grill has a full service restaurant and bar next to the TSA screening. Additionally, The Way Station offers grab-and-go items and bar behind the security-screening checkpoint next to Gate 5.

What actions do I need to take to check my gun?

Unloaded firearms must be declared with your airline and placed inside a hard-sided, locked case. Please contact your airline for their specific firearm regulations.
Alaska Airlines 1-877-815-8253
American Airlines 1-800-433-7300
Delta Airlines 1-800-221-1212
JetBlue Airlines 1-800-538-2583
United Airlines 1-800-864-8331

What security procedures can I expect?

Please visit www.tsa.gov for the most current security screening procedures.

I’ve lost my driver’s license. What other forms of ID will the airline/TSA accept?

Please visit www.tsa.gov for more information.

What items are prohibited to pack in my checked or carry-on luggage?

Please visit www.tsa.gov for for the most current list of prohibited items and carry-on guidelines.

What times does the terminal open and close?

The terminal opens 2 hours prior to the first departure of the day and will remain open until one hour after the last arrival flight of the day or 8:00 PM (whichever is later).