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Guide to Planning Your Jackson Hole Trip Around the Airport Closure

Helpful tips for getting to Jackson Hole while the airport is closed this spring.

Jackson Hole Airport Temporary Spring Closure

Edit: The Jackson Hole Airport is now reopen. For more information about the upgrades and future projects, click here.

Travelers be advised: The Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) will be temporarily closed between April 11th through June 27th, 2022. The airport will be closed for renovations including runway reconstruction, restaurant updates to seating and service areas, additional boarding gates and more. These projects will allow JAC to operate safely, more efficiently, and support airline operations while enhancing the overall traveler experience. View a complete list of projects here. We can’t wait for visitors to see the final outcome!

How to Get Here During the Closure

1. Take a road trip

View Wyoming with a new perspective when you travel by car. Take in the breathtaking scenery, explore the wildlife roaming the landscape, stop at a museum or roadside attraction and discover the state of Wyoming while driving through and stretching your legs. While you’re at it, add a hike through Yellowstone or the Grand Tetons to your itinerary and make the most of your road trip.

For more Wyoming Road Trip stop ideas click here 

2. Alternative Air Travel

Don’t let the JAC closure stop you from planning a visit. With several airports nearby, getting to Jackson is easier than you’d think. Here are a few nearby recommendations for the best access:

  • Idaho Falls Regional Airport (ID) is a 2 hour drive from Jackson Hole.
    • Airlines Available: Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, United
    • Rental Car Companies Available: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National
  • Central Wyoming Regional Airport (RIW/KRIW) is a 2 hour 30 minute drive from Jackson Hole.
    • Airline Availables: United
    • Rental Car Companies Available: Priceless
  • Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is a 5 hour drive from Jackson Hole.
    • Airlines Available: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Eurowings Discover, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines
    • Rental Car Companies Available: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National. Payless, Thrifty


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