By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– Frontier Airlines is expanding its service in and out of Colorado. The airline will offer nonstop flights from Denver to both Grand Junction and Durango.

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In addition to the added stops in Colorado, Frontier is expanding its service outside of the state, to include routes from Denver to Kalispell, Montana, and Anchorage, Alaska, along with nonstop service between Durango and Las Vegas.

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“I’m excited about these new low-cost nonstop direct flights between Grand Junction and Denver, and Durango and Denver. These routes will make it easier for Colorado residents to take advantage of Frontier’s low-cost international flight network and help tourists from across the country get to western and southwestern Colorado,” said Gov. Jared Polis in a statement. “The addition of three new Colorado-based routes to Nevada, Alaska, and Montana will also serve as a fantastic opportunity for both Coloradans to get out and explore and for tourists to come and enjoy the beautiful Rocky Mountains.”

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“Making it easy and affordable for locals to travel within the state between Denver and Durango and Grand Junction is a big win for Coloradans,” said Barry Biffle, president and CEO, Frontier Airlines, in a statement. “At the same time, providing convenient options for visitors to easily move around the state supports our tourism industry, whether folks want to sightsee, enjoy some Colorado adventure or work remote with a beautiful view.”

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Additional Information from Frontier:

New intra-Colorado routes:
Denver to/from Grand Junction – beginning June 8, 2021 (3x weekly service)
Denver to/from Durango – beginning June 4, 2021 (4x weekly service)

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Other new Colorado-based routes:
Denver to/from Kalispell, Montana – beginning June 17, 2021 (3x weekly service)
Denver to/from Anchorage, Alaska – beginning June 9, 2021 (2x weekly service)
Durango to/from Las Vegas – beginning June 11, 2021 (2x weekly service)

Jennifer McRae