Go Alpine meets all flights at the Yampa Valley Regional HDN and during the seasonal months of December to April it offers great shared ride shuttle and private vehicle service to Steamboat Springs which is located 25 minutes east of Yampa Valley.
This shuttle service is priced per person or group rate and reservations are strongly encouraged. Walk-up passengers are boarded on a first come, first serve basis until maximum capacity is reached. Additional transportation services are available, but are limited. You can reserve a car through Avis to be brought to the airport or you can call and request a taxi from one of Hayden’s providers.
Hayden Is The Heartbeat Of Yampa Valley
This airport is seasonal with the exception of year round commuter flights to Denver. To name a few; the seasonal airline passenger services include destinations such as Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Newark and Seattle. Seasonal flights begin in December and run through April each year.
The FFA records more than 100,000 airline passengers boarding at this airport annually, and according to the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems a primary commercial service airport.
The Regional Airport in Yampa Valley recently completed an $18 million dollar expansion of the terminal, the exterior covering and the parking lot. Hayden, CO is one of the tiniest communities in the United States to have a passenger jet service on a scheduled basis.
Because of its rather small size, there is no air traffic control tower at Yampa Valley Regional Airport. All incoming and outgoing aircraft to Yampa Valley Airport receive control services from the Denver Air Traffic Control Center.
Hotels near HDN
In the small town of Hayden, located only two miles southeast of Yampa Valley Regional Airport, you can find lodging, although it is a limited amount of lodging. Horse and Hen Farmhouse Inn is a Bed and Breakfast. It allows for a peaceful getaway or an interactive experience on a real working farm, complete with animals.
Also, conveniently located near the airport in Hayden, is The Red Stone Lodge. Here you can chose a room that fits your needs, from a single room all the way up to apartment style accommodations. Additional lodging can be found in the nearby town of Steamboat Springs. Here you can find not only lodging, but also restaurants, shopping and recreational activities, including skiing.
Visiting Yampa Valley Airport
Home to countless skiing opportunities, Yampa Valley is surrounded by an indescribable beauty that isn’t hard to see as you descend into the Airport. Located about ten miles west of Steamboat Springs, the facility is the perfect place to arrive for a skiing trip, especially when you see the well-equipped shops and local eateries that are sure to ignite a spark.
There are several places to leave your vehicle, the closest and easiest being the Short-Term Lot, located along Terminal Way between the Rental Car Lot and Commercial Buses. Slightly to the west of the Main Terminal is Long-Term Parking, which offers the first hour free. You can also utilize the Public Drop-Off, located near Baggage Claim & Arrivals. All payments are made upon exiting.
Turn every sweeping view into one you’ll remember for ages by making sure the moment you arrive is peaceful. Do this by enjoying the many services and amenities, whether it’s the complimentary Wi-Fi in every terminal or the Lost & Found booth outside the baggage claim area. Enjoy the extensive photography exhibit at Gate 4, offering windows into the natural world. If you’re traveling on business, utilize either of 2 conference rooms, one of which is large enough for 200 people. For anymore questions about the facility or Yampa Valley in general, head to one of the Steamboat Ambassadors located near Baggage Claim.
There aren’t many retail stores in the facility, but you’ll get what you need. Stop by either of the 2 Hanger Gift Shop locations for a light snack or quick read, or gear up for a big ski trip by heading over to the Black Tie Ski Rental booth in the Baggage Claim area. Beside the booth are several vending machines & ATMs.
Stay hydrated and keep stay full by enjoying some local cuisine before embarking on your journey. Located between ticketing and baggage claim is the 3 Wire Bar & Grill, a seasonal restaurant home to day breakfast & lunch specials. If you’d like something simple and sweet, enjoy a hot muffin or fresh fruit at The Way Station, located in post-security - if you like your morning drinks, be sure to arrive before 7 am for Bloody Mary’s and mimosas.
HDN Contact Information
Yampa Valley Regional Airport
11005 County Road 51A
Hayden, CO 81639
Airport Code: HDN