Air Travel

Planes on the tarmac at Grand Canyon Airport

Planes on the tarmac at Grand Canyon Airport

 

South Rim

Air Service
Commercial air carriers serve Las Vegas, Nevada, Phoenix and Flagstaff, Arizona.

There is limited air service into the Grand Canyon Airport (10 miles / 16 km south of the park) from the Las Vegas, Nevada area.

All scenic air tours are based outside of Grand Canyon National Park. Both fixed-wing and helicopter tours of the Grand Canyon region are offered daily. Learn more here.

For those of you planning on flying your plane to the Grand Canyon Airport, the Arizona Department of Transporation has airport information at: http://gcr1.com/5010web/airport.cfm?Site=GCN


 
Grand Canyon Airport main terminal building

Grand Canyon Airport's main terminal building

 

North Rim

There is no longer an airstrip on the North Rim of the park.
The North Rim of the park may only be reached by road.

Commercial airlines serve Phoenix, Salt Lake City, and Las Vegas. There is also regularly scheduled air service into the St. George, UT Airport from Salt Lake City and Los Angeles. (St. George, UT is an 156 mile/ 251 km drive to the North Rim of the park.)

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