June 3, 2017 – American Airlines direct flights to and from Los Angeles start today!

Book your Grand Junction – Los Angeles flight now on AmericanAirlines.com.

Los Angeles is a key destination for business travelers and tourists alike in Colorado’s Grand Valley. Local companies from Reynolds Polymer and CoorsTek to Mountain Racing Products do extensive business travel to Asia and the Pacific Rim, which will be made a lot easier with expanded air service to the West Coast. Colorado Mesa University, a small, high-quality higher education institute based in Grand Junction, continues to see increased enrollment from California and other West Coast states, as well as Hawaii – those students and their families are excited to have better access to get home. And, as the official economic development agency for Colorado’s Grand Valley, the Grand Junction Economic Partnership is thrilled to be able to tell our West Coast prospects that we can now offer these direct flights, which we anticipate are only the beginning of expanded air service from Grand Junction Regional Airport to major markets across the country.

Locals already enjoy daily direct flights to Denver, Salt Lake City, Phoenix and Dallas. Learn more about transportation and infrastructure in Colorado’s Grand Valley here.


Grand Junction in Colorado’s Grand Valley is a big city with a small town vibe. It’s just four hours from Denver, CO and Salt Lake City, UT – and within two hours of literally hundreds of travel destinations including  mountain resorts like Aspen, Telluride and Vail, and Arches National Park in Moab, UT. But you needn’t travel outside of county limits to enjoy every adventure imaginable, from winter to water sports, golfing, hunting, rock-climbing and so much more – get a glimpse of the Colorado’s best outdoor playground here.

The lifestyle is what draws people to Colorado’s Grand Valley, the community vibe, low cost of living and ample cultural and business amenities is what keeps them here. Head to our home page to learn more about life, work and play in Colorado’s Grand Valley.