Jackson Hole Wyoming Airport, Flights & Airlines

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Touch down in paradise: the Jackson Hole Airport is located in the heart of Grand Teton National Park. Towering peaks frame the runway and bison graze by the terminal, setting the stage for an unforgettable Wyoming vacation.

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Jackson Hole Airport

Your resource for flying into Jackson Hole Airport, with information on the airport, transportation and getting around, and more.

Salt Lake Express

Shuttle service between Jackson and Salt Lake City, with additional destinations like Idaho Falls, St. George, and Boise.

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  • Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) is 15 minutes.
  • Idaho Falls Airport (IDA) is 1.75 hours.
  • Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) is 5 hours.
  • West Yellowstone Airport (WYS) is 2+ hours.
  • Bozeman/Yellowstone Int'l Airport (BZN) is 3.5 hours

Located entirely within Grand Teton National Park, flying into the Jackson Hole WY Airport is an awe inspiring start to your trip. Other nearby airports are Salt Lake City, Idaho Falls, Bozeman and West Yellowstone.

  • Airport Code: JAC
  • Location: The Jackson Hole Wyoming Airport is located just west of US-189/US-191/US-26/US-89, ten miles north of Jackson Town Center. The drive to the airport can take anywhere from 15 minutes to 30 minutes depending on traffic and road conditions.
  • Airlines:
    American provides direct flights from Chicago and Dallas/Fort Worth
    Delta provides direct flights from Atlanta and Salt Lake City.
    Northwest provides flights from Minneapolis.
    United Airlines provides flights from Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles.
  • Airport Services: A restaurant, gift shop, and internet will let you pass the time quickly as you wait your departure.
  • Getting to/From the Airport
    Hotel Shuttles: Check with your lodging choice as they may offer complimentary transport.
    Rental Cars: National, Alamo, Avis, and Hertz are located at the airport. Dollar and Thrifty are located in town.
    Taxi: A taxi ride to or from the airport costs approximately $35.00 for a maximum of two people. The rate increases slightly depending on the number of people needing a ride.

Idaho Falls Regional Airport

Just an hour and a half from Jackson Wyoming, the Idaho Falls Airport sometimes offers cheaper flights. Just remember that a car rental is necessary to get to Jackson from IDA.

  • Airport Code: IDA
  • Location: Two miles from downtown Idaho Falls, the airport lies directly to the east of Jackson, a 1 hour and 41 minute drive (90.8 miles).
  • Airlines:
    Delta Connections (SkyWest Airlines) – connections to Salt Lake City
    Northwest Airlines – connections to Minneapolis/St. Paul
    United Express – connections to Denver, non-stop to San Francisco
    Allegiant Air - connections to Las Vegas
    Horizon Air – connections to Boise and Bozeman
  • Airport Services: A small airport, Idaho Falls Airport has a small restaurant, lounge, and gift shop.
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    Taxi: Roughly $10-12 into the town of Idaho Falls.
    Hotel Shuttles
    Rental Cars: Avis, Hertz, National, Thrifty and Budget.
    Public Transportation: There is no public transportation system in Idaho Falls.

Salt Lake City International Airport

The Salt Lake City International Airport is located roughly 6 hours south of Jackson Wyoming, and serves less expensive flights from a number of domestic and international airports.

  • Airport Code: SLC
  • Location: Salt Lake City Airport is located about 4 miles west of downtown Salt Lake. The airport is 306 miles south of Jackson, WY (or a beautiful 5 hour drive).
  • Airlines:
    Delta Airlines Hub
    American Airlines
    Continental Airlines
    Frontier Airlines
    JetBlue Airways
    Northwest Airlines
    US Airways
    Southwest Airlines
    United Airlines
  • Airport Services:
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    Car Rentals: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, National, Thrifty
    Taxis: Go outside of door 7 in Terminal One and door 11 in Terminal Two. Roughly $20-25 to downtown Salt Lake.
    Utah Transit Authority (UTA) bus leaves the airport for the center of the city every 30 minutes during the day and every hour after 7 pm.

Driggs-Reed Memorial Airport

This small airport located in Driggs, Idaho, roughly 1 hour from Jackson Wyoming, offers aviation services for private planes.

  • Contact: 208-354-3100

Questions & Answers

Jackson Hole Airport is the most convenient airport for visitors to Jackson Hole, Grand Teton National Park, and Yellowstone.

Idaho Falls (IDA) is also within easy striking distance of Jackson, but few use this largely regional airport for coming to Jackson.

Though a little farther away, Salt Lake City International Airport may channel the most air traffic to Jackson Hole as a high-volume airport less than 5 hours from Jackson by rental car.

Seasonal flights vary to Jackson Hole, but you can find direct flights into or out of Jackson Hole Airport from Salt Lake City, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, San Francisco, Denver, Los Angeles, Houston, Minneapolis, and Atlanta. Other airports can also rotate in and out of service to Jackson Hole depending on season and other factors.

Delta and United are currently the only airlines servicing Jackson Hole Airport (JAC). You can catch direct flights from Salt Lake City, Chicago , Dallas/Ft. Worth, San Francisco, Denver, Los Angeles, Houston, Minneapolis, and Atlanta, though flights vary seasonally.