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GJT Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GJT / KGJT
Airport Names:
  1. Grand Junction Regional Airport
  2. Walker Field
Location: Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
GPS Coordinates: 39°7'21"N by 108°31'36"W
Area Served: Grand Junction MSA
Operator/Owner: Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 4,858 feet (1,481 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT):

  • Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) has 2 runways.
  • Other jet airlines at Grand Junction included Continental Airlines to Denver during the 1980s and early 1990s flying Boeing 727-100s, 727-200s and 737-200s as well as Douglas DC-9-10s and DC-9-30s during those years when Continental operated a hub at Denver, Western Airlines Boeing 737-200s nonstop to SFO in winter of 1975-76, and America West Airlines Boeing 737-200s nonstop to Phoenix in the 1980s.
  • Because of Grand Junction Regional Airport's high elevation of 4,858 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at GJT. Combined with a high temperature, this could make GJT a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • In addition to being known as "Grand Junction Regional Airport", another name for GJT is "Walker Field".
  • The closest airport to Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) is Garfield County Regional Airport (RIL), which is located 51 miles (82 kilometers) ENE of GJT.
  • The furthest airport from Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,014 miles (17,726 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • The only mainline jets at Grand Junction now are Allegiant Air McDonnell Douglas MD-80s several days a week nonstop to Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
  • The first jets at Grand Junction were Frontier Boeing 727-100s flying DEN-GJT-SLC and back starting Oct-Nov 1966.

Map of Nearest Airports from Grand Junction Regional Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Grand Junction Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
151.05 miles (82.15 km) ENEGarfield County Regional Airport (RIL)Rifle, Colorado, United StatesView Garfield County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Garfield County Regional Airport Set RIL as destination Airport Get more information about Garfield County Regional Airport
254.33 miles (87.43 km) SEMontrose Regional Airport (MTJ)Montrose, Colorado, United StatesView Montrose Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Montrose Regional Airport Set MTJ as destination Airport Get more information about Montrose Regional Airport
370.71 miles (113.80 km) WSWCanyonlands Field (CNY)Moab, Utah, United StatesView Canyonlands Field on a map View satellite image of Canyonlands Field Set CNY as destination Airport Get more information about Canyonlands Field
487.38 miles (140.62 km) SSETelluride Regional Airport (TEX)Telluride, Colorado, United StatesView Telluride Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Telluride Regional Airport Set TEX as destination Airport Get more information about Telluride Regional Airport
589.07 miles (143.34 km) EAspen–Pitkin County Airport (ASE)Aspen, Colorado, United StatesView Aspen–Pitkin County Airport on a map View satellite image of Aspen–Pitkin County Airport Set ASE as destination Airport Get more information about Aspen–Pitkin County Airport
693.13 miles (149.88 km) ENEEagle County Regional Airport (EGE)Eagle, Colorado (near Vail), United StatesView Eagle County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Eagle County Regional Airport Set EGE as destination Airport Get more information about Eagle County Regional Airport
793.26 miles (150.09 km) SSWMonticello Airport (MXC)Monticello, Utah, United StatesView Monticello Airport on a map View satellite image of Monticello Airport Set MXC as destination Airport Get more information about Monticello Airport
894.93 miles (152.77 km) ESEGunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC)Gunnison, Colorado, United StatesView Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport Set GUC as destination Airport Get more information about Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport
9104.99 miles (168.96 km) NNWVernal Regional Airport (VEL)Vernal, Utah, United StatesView Vernal Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Vernal Regional Airport Set VEL as destination Airport Get more information about Vernal Regional Airport
10108.82 miles (175.13 km) NNECraig–Moffat Airport (CIG)Craig, Colorado, United StatesView Craig–Moffat Airport on a map View satellite image of Craig–Moffat Airport Set CIG as destination Airport Get more information about Craig–Moffat Airport
11116.78 miles (187.94 km) NEYampa Valley Airport (HDN)Hayden, Colorado, United StatesView Yampa Valley Airport on a map View satellite image of Yampa Valley Airport Set HDN as destination Airport Get more information about Yampa Valley Airport
12118.30 miles (190.39 km) SSWBlanding Municipal Airport (BDG)Blanding, Utah, United StatesView Blanding Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Blanding Municipal Airport Set BDG as destination Airport Get more information about Blanding Municipal Airport
13118.57 miles (190.82 km) ELake County Airport (LXV)Leadville, Colorado, United StatesView Lake County Airport on a map View satellite image of Lake County Airport Set LXV as destination Airport Get more information about Lake County Airport
14125.83 miles (202.51 km) SCortez Municipal Airport (CEZ)Cortez, Colorado, United StatesView Cortez Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Cortez Municipal Airport Set CEZ as destination Airport Get more information about Cortez Municipal Airport
15130.51 miles (210.04 km) NESteamboat Springs Airport (SBS)Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United StatesView Steamboat Springs Airport on a map View satellite image of Steamboat Springs Airport Set SBS as destination Airport Get more information about Steamboat Springs Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Grand Junction Regional Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Grand Junction Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,014.14 miles (17,725.50 km) SSESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
210,907.39 miles (17,553.70 km) SESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
310,883.06 miles (17,514.54 km) SEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map View satellite image of Pierrefonds Airport Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
410,861.51 miles (17,479.86 km) SERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map View satellite image of Roland Garros Airport Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
510,711.84 miles (17,239.00 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map View satellite image of Tôlanaro Airport Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
610,592.41 miles (17,046.78 km) SEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map View satellite image of Mananjary Airport Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
710,589.68 miles (17,042.40 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map View satellite image of Ampanihy Airport Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
810,549.25 miles (16,977.33 km) ESEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map View satellite image of Fianarantsoa Airport Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
910,472.62 miles (16,854.00 km) SEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map View satellite image of Toamasino Airport Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1010,433.34 miles (16,790.79 km) SESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map View satellite image of Sainte Marie Airport Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1110,430.23 miles (16,785.78 km) SEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ivato International Airport Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1210,420.01 miles (16,769.34 km) ESEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map View satellite image of Manja Airport Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1310,403.07 miles (16,742.08 km) ESEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Andavadoaka Airport Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1410,391.54 miles (16,723.53 km) ESEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map View satellite image of Morombe Airport Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport
1510,381.15 miles (16,706.81 km) ESEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map View satellite image of Miandrivazo Airport Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport