Area Airport Information
Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) - The Sunport is the most common gateway for visitors to Taos as it provides the most flight options for travelers. Airlines serving the Sunport include America West, American, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Great Lakes, Mesa Air, Northwest Reno Air, Southwest, TWA, United, and US Air. The Sunport has full compliment of rental car agencies located in a convenient Sunport Car Rental Center. Average drive time between the Albuquerque airport and Taos Ski Valley is roughly 2.5 to 3 hours.
Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF) - Santa Fe airport offers more limited flight options with a reduced drive time to Taos. Avis and Hertz are the only rental car agencies with offices at the airport. American Eagle Airlines is currently the only commercial carrier serving the Santa Fe Airport with three daily flights out of Santa Fe to and from Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) and one daily flight to and from Los Angeles (LAX).
Taos Municipal Airport (SKX) - Private Airport with no commercial service at this time. Single runway is 5,800 feet by 75 feet wide at 7,095-foot elevation. FBO services and additional navigation information can be found at www.airnav.com/airport/KSKX. GPS and VOR approaches available. FBO services provided by Taos Aviation Services.
Car Rental Companies
- Albuquerque: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Thrifty
- Santa Fe Municipal Airport: Hertz and Avis
- Taos: Enterprise (575-737-0514) and Hertz (575-751-3119 or 575-770-8759)
Shuttle / Taxi Services to and from Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Taos:
- Twin Hearts Express: 800-654-9456, 575-751-1201 (regular scheduled shuttles to and from Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Taos and Taos Ski Valley)
- Faust's Transportation: 888-830-3410, 575-758-3410
- Taos Ski Valley Shuttle services: 800-776-1111 (winter only)
Driving Details and Maps
From Albuquerque: I-25 North to Santa Fe; take Highway 599 north (exit #276) to Hwy. 285 north, then in Espanola continue on Hwy. 68 to Taos. Hwy 68 to Hwy 150, then 15 miles to Taos Ski Valley.
From Arizona: I-40 East to Albuquerque; I-25 North to Santa Fe; take Highway 599 north (exit #276) to Hwy. 285 north, then Hwy. 68 to Taos. Hwy 68 to Hwy 150, then 15 miles to Taos Ski Valley.
From Denver: I-25 South to Colorado Springs to Walsenburg; Hwy. 160 to Fort Garland; Hwy. 159 and Hwy. 522 to Taos. Intersection Hwys, 522, 68 & 150, take Hwy 150 (left) 15 miles to Taos Ski Valley.
From West Texas: I-40 West to Clines Corners; Hwy. 285 to I-25 to Santa Fe; Hwy. 285 to Hwy. 68 to Taos. Hwy 68 to Hwy 150, then 15 miles to Taos Ski Valley.
Driving Distances / Approximate Times to Taos Ski Valley
|Albuquerque 150 mi / 2:45||Amarillo 302 mi / 4:30||Austin 764 mi / 12:00|
|Colorado Springs 230 mi / 3:45||Dallas 682 mi / 10:30||Denver 300 mi / 4:30|
|Durango 208 mi / 3:15||El Paso 400 mi / 6:00||Oklahoma City 558 mi / 8:15|
|Phoenix 568 mi / 8:30||Santa Fe 90 mi / 1:30||Tucson 569 mi / 8:30|
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