Best Airports Near Yellowstone National Park

Best Airports Near Yellowstone National Park

As you plan your upcoming trip to Wyoming, you may be wondering what the best airports are near Yellowstone National Park.  There are several to choose from and all have their advantages and disadvantages, so it can be challenging to navigate through what is the very best one to fly through.

airports near Yellowstone National Park

We put this guide together to help you determine what the best Yellowstone National Park airport is for you! 

AIRPORTS NEAR YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK: OVERVIEW

If you have done any research in the area, it can be particularly challenging to figure out the right airport for Yellowstone National Park.  There are several entrances to the park, causing you to having to decide where you want to enter the park and where you want to fly into all at the same time.  Rest assured, though, no matter when you fly into you are going to be able to get to the park relatively quickly and have a great time.

For a high level guide on what your choices are and what entrances each airport is closest to, we put together this graphic which hopefully will help out!

Best Airports Near Yellowstone National Park

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Ahead of your trip, be sure to get our guide for Yellowstone National Park, which has dozens of pages of information on the best hikes, what to pack, where to stay and what to do in the area.  We also have sample itineraries based on your travel style and how many days you plan on staying in the park.  You won’t be disappointed you downloaded it!

 

THE CLOSEST AIRPORTS TO YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

Yellowstone Airport:

  • Symbol: WYS
  • Location: West Yellowstone, MT
  • Closest Park Entrance: West Entrance (3 miles)
  • Operating Season: Early May through mid-October
  • Notes: Since this airport is only in operation part of the year, the services are limited and the costs are quite high. Still, this airport is literally on the doorstep of Yellowstone!

Jackson Hole Airport:

  • Symbol: JAC
  • Location: Jackson Hole, WY
  • Closest Park Entrance: South Entrance (49 miles)
  • Operating Season: Year-round

Yellowstone Regional Airport:

  • Symbol: COD
  • Location: Cody, WY
  • Closest Park Entrance: East Entrance (55 miles)
  • Operating Season: Year-round

Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport:

  • Symbol: BZN
  • Location: Bozeman, MT
  • Closest Park Entrance: East Entrance (91 miles)
  • Operating Season: Year-round
  • Notes: Bozeman Yellowstone Airport is nearly equidistant from the North Entrance and the East Entrance. In fact, even though the North Entrance is a bit further, it’ll save you five minutes of driving time.  It’s a great airport to go to as it’s large, and you can enter and exit the park in different locations without paying too much of a penalty with time.

Idaho Falls Regional Airport:

  • Symbol: IDA
  • Location: Idaho Falls, ID
  • Closest Park Entrance: West Entrance (108 miles)
  • Operating Season: Year-round

Billings-Logan International Airport

  • Symbol: BIL
  • Location: Billings, MT
  • Closest Park Entrance: Northeast Entrance (130 miles)
  • Operating Season: Year-round

Best Airports Near Yellowstone National Park 

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