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Vail Airport Information

Eagle County Regional Airport (IATA: EGE), sometimes referred to as Vail/Eagle Airport or the Eagle Vail Airport, is a public airport located four miles (6 km) west of Eagle, Colorado, United States. The airport serves its namesake Eagle County, which includes visitors to the nearby Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts. It covers 632 acres (256 ha) and is configured with a single runway.

The original runway was built in 1930s under the direction of the Civil Aeronautics Authority as an emergency landing strip for a Denver to Los Angeles air-route.

The airport was dedicated on Sept. 14, 1947 and provided general aviation services for many years. In 1989, there were 277 commercial passengers.

Here are some of the major Airlines that service Eagle County Regional Airport:

  • American Airlines
  • Continental Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • United Airlines
  • United Express operated by SkyWest Airlines

The above mentioned information is taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eagle_County_Airport.

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