Air Travel

Several white, twin-engine propeller planes on the tarmac at Grand Canyon Airport
Scenic tour airplanes on the tarmac at Grand Canyon Airport. NPS file photo.

South Rim Airport

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

There is limited air service into 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:

Grand Canyon Airport main terminal building
Grand Canyon Airport's main terminal building, in the town of Tusayan, Arizona, south of the park boundary.

North Rim - Nearest Air Service

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.)

Last updated: November 4, 2019

Park footer

Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



Contact Us