Glacier National Park Airport, Flights & Airlines

Airports & Flights


Four nearby airports (Kalispell, Lethbridge Alberta, Missoula, and Great Falls) make plane travel to Glacier National Park easy.

  • Glacier/Kalispell Airport (FCA) is located 25 miles/35 minutes from the park.
  • Lethbridge Alberta Airport (YQL) is located 77 miles/1.5 hours from the park's East Entrance.
  • Great Falls International Airport (GTF) is located 140 miles/2.2 hours from the park's East Entrance.
  • Missoula Montana Airport (MSO) is located 130 miles/2.75 hours from the park.

Kalispell Airport

Kalispell Airport will take you within easy reach of Glacier National Park, with plenty of ground transport or car rentals so you can access the natural wonders of this park.

  • Airport Code: FCA
  • Location: The address of Glacier Park Airport is 4170 US Highway 2 East, Kalispell Montana. It is just 7 miles outside of town on Highway 2 towards Glacier National Park.
  • Airlines:
    Delta Airlines / Skywest: daily non-stop flights through Salt Lake City
    Horizon Air (Partner of Alaska Airlines): daily service through Seattle
    United Airlines / Skywest: daily service through Denver
    Allegiant Air: twice weekly, non-stop service to Las Vegas
  • Airport Services: Grab some food or buy that last minute gift. The grille offers delicious soup and sandwiches and the popular bistro provides specialty sandwiches and drinks. A gift shop supplies the shopper with handcrafted clothing, music, magazines and gifts galore. If you need tourist information, you can stop by the self-help kiosk where you can get some answers. It’s near the car rental counters. You’ll also find vending machines, an ATM, and even private business meeting rooms.
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    Rental Cars at Airport: Avis, Budget, Hertz, National/Alamo
    Rental Cars in Town: Dollar, Enterprise, Thrifty
    Park Shuttle: You can also catch a shuttle to Glacier Park from the airport. They will take you into the park where you’ll have access to the Glacier Park shuttles. The park shuttles will take you to all the popular destinations.
    Taxi: You can take a taxi into Kalispell for $15 to $20 depending on what part of town you are going.

Lethbridge, Alberta Airport

Lethbridge, Alberta Airport in Canada makes for easy access to Glacier National Park and all the wonders to be found there for visitors from all over the world.

  • Airport Code: YQL
  • Location: The Lethbridge Airport (also known as Lethbridge County Airport) is located 4.6 miles south of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada on Highway 5 and is a 10 to 15 minute drive from downtown Lethbridge.
  • Airlines:
    Air Canada: service from Calgary 
    Integra Air: service from Edmonton
  • Airport Services: Lethbridge County Airport is small, but there’s a lounge where travelers can stop for coffee and snacks when first arriving or before a departure. The airport is open from 5 am to 11 pm on Monday through Saturday, and 7:30 am to 11 pm on Sunday.
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    Rental Cars: Budget, Hertz, National

Great Falls International Airport

The Great Falls International Airport offers inexpensive flights and easy access to the east side of Glacier National Park.

  • Airport Code: GTF
  • Location: From the airport, head north on I-15 to Shelby. Turn Left/West onto US-2 and follow this all the way to the park.
  • Airlines:
    Delta: Minneapolis and Salt Lake City
    United: Denver
    Alaska: Helena and Seattle
    Allegiant Air: Las Vegas and Phoenix
  • Airport Services: Great Falls International Airport services include a restaurant, bar, and gift shop.
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    Rental Cars: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National.
    Bus: Rimrock Stages offers bus transportation to Whitefish (800-255-7655). Greyhound offers regional transportation as well (800-231-2222).
    Shuttles/Taxis: If staying in Great Falls, many hotels provide free shuttles to their facilities. Diamond Cab offers taxi services throughout town. 406-453-3241.

Missoula International Airport

Missoula International Airport is a convenient hub for anyone traveling to and from the Northwest and the Rocky Mountains, including visiting Glacier National Park and the many natural wonders there.

  • Airport Code: MSO
  • Location: Missoula International Airport is located on I-90, 4 miles northwest of Missoula, Montana and a scenic two-hour drive from Glacier National Park.
  • Airlines:
    Alaska Airlines / Horizon Air: non-stop flights from Seattle
    Allegiant Airlines: non-stop flights from Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Phoenix
    Delta Airlines (Skywest): flights from Salt Lake City
    Delta Airlines (Compass): non-stop flights from Minneapolis - St. Paul
    United Express / Skywest: non-stop flights from Chicago O’Hare, Denver and San Francisco
    Big Sky Airlines
    Frontier Airlines
    Northwest Airlines
  • Airport Services: Missoula International Airport is large and caters to every need for all flyers. You will find restaurants and lounges for great meals and hot or cold drinks, and you can pick up those last minute gifts at the convenient gift shop. There is also Wireless Internet access, payphones throughout the terminal, ATM machines and a US Postal Service drop box.
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    Rental Cars at Airport: Avis, Budget, Hertz, National.
    Rental Cars in Town: Dollar, Enterprise, Rent-a-Wreck, Thrifty
    Bus: Choose the Mountain Line Bus Service to get into Missoula from the airport. Providing routes to many areas within Missoula, you can get to the areas in town where you can shop or reach lodging.
    Shuttles/Taxis: If staying in Missoula, many hotels provide free shuttles to their facilities. Take a taxi or limo into town. The choice is yours.

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