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What is the Closest Airport to Page, Arizona

Last Update on March 20, 2023
by Matthew Meier
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Page, Arizona is the gateway to some of the biggest destinations in the Southwest, including Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, and Lake Powell

The city is centrally located among all these wonderful natural attractions but it's also kind of in the middle of nowhere. How convenient is it to actually get there? What is the closest airport to Page, Arizona?

Short answer: The closest airport is Page Municipal Airport. It is a mile (1.6 km) outside of the city of Page.

Long answer: Page Municipal Airport is the closest airport to Page, but very few flights actually land there. Page is also far from all major urban cities and airports. Nonetheless, if you are looking to fly to Page, read on to find out what your best options are.

View of Horseshoe Bend
Horseshoe Bend is one of the main attractions that draws people to Page.

Page Municipal Airport (PGA) — 1 Mile from Page

Despite its small population, Page does have its own airport. Page Municipal Airport is located just a 1-mile (1.6-km) drive from the city. 

Page Municipal Airport is by far the closest airport but, unsurprisingly, it is also the least served. It receives flights from just one commercial airline: Contour Airlines. This airline offers direct flights from Phoenix to Page Municipal Airport. It also offers connecting flights from around 20 cities, including Las Vegas. Being a small airport, the few flights that land here tend to be expensive.

From Page Municipal Airport, the easiest ways to get to the attractions around the city is with either a car or a tour company shuttle. 

Flagstaff Pulliam Airport (FLG) — 134 Miles from Page

After Page Municipal Airport, the other closest airports to Page are actually pretty far. Flagstaff Pulliam Airport is the second closest airport to Page. It's in Flagstaff, Arizona and is located 134 miles (216 km) from Page. It is serviced solely by American Airlines.

Flagstaff Pulliam Airport is a small airport but it receives direct flights from Phoenix, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Denver. It also receives connections from hundreds of other cities worldwide, making it a convenient option for travelers to Page, though flights into the airport can be costly.

After landing at Flagstaff Pulliam Airport, the drive to Page would take just over 2 hours.

St. George Regional Airport (SGU) — 159 Miles from Page

Another potential landing spot for visitors to Page is St. George Regional Airport. Located in the city of St. George in Utah, this airport is 158 miles (256 km) from Page. 

Major carriers like United and American serve St. George Regional Airport. SkyWest Airlines, a regional airline, is based here. It serves flights from the regional destinations of Salt Lake City, Denver, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Phoenix

Don't mix up this airport with St. George Municipal Airport. St. George Regional Airport is a fairly new airport, built in 2011 as a replacement for St. George Municipal Airport. As air traffic increased, the latter airport became too small and wasn't in a good location for expansion, so it had to be replaced entirely.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Terminal
This is one of the terminals at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) — 277 Miles from Page

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is perhaps the best airport to land in when visiting Page. It's quite far, at 277 miles (446 km), but you can reliably find flights from all around the world that arrive here. It's the biggest airport in Arizona as well as one of the busiest airports in America.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is a great option for cheap flights. With direct flights to dozens of cities and many low-cost carriers like Frontier and Spirit serving the airport, this airport is one of the best for getting to Page on a budget. 

Once you've landed here, you have a couple of options for how to get to Page. You can take another flight to Page Municipal Airport, which will take about an hour. Alternatively, you can try a road trip from Phoenix to Page. The drive time is about 4.5 to 5 hours. There are no public buses from Phoenix to Page, but private tour companies may have shuttle buses.

Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) — 280 Miles from Page

Harry Reid International Airport is up there with Phoenix Sky Harbor as one of America's busiest airports. Formerly known as McCarran International Airport, this airport in Las Vegas was renamed in 2021 to Harry Reid International Airport. 

Another great option for getting cheap flights and continuing to Page, Harry Reid International Airport has connections to all major US cities and dozens of cities around the world.

The distance from Las Vegas to Page is roughly 280 miles (450 km). By car, the trip will take 4.5 to 5 hours. Another option is to take a guided tour to Page. If you decide to fly into Las Vegas, we have a great selection of tours to Page, including an Antelope Canyon Day Tour and an Antelope Canyon 2-Day Tour.

Plane at Harry Reid International Airport
Harry Reid International Airport is serviced by many airlines, including United.

Reasons to Visit Page, Arizona

Page's local airport receives direct flights from just one city, and the other closest options receive from just a few. Nonetheless, this shouldn't deter you from giving up on Page!

Page itself isn't a tourist town but it makes a fantastic starting point for exploring the nearby landscapes. The city is surrounded by some of the American Southwest's best natural attractions! The following are the stops on our Antelope Canyon Day Tour.

Antelope Canyon

Without a doubt, one of the top reasons to go to Page is to visit Antelope Canyon. This slot canyon has narrow walkways, flanked by orange-red walls that seem to flow and shift in color as the light hits them. It's one of the most photographed locations in America! There's so much to learn about Antelope Canyon, but the stunning views also certainly speak for themselves. 

Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend is one of those sites that just keeps getting more and more popular — and for good reason. It has possibly one of the most impressive and breathtaking views in the whole country. There are so many reasons to visit Horseshoe Bend and Page is the perfect place to start your journey there.

Lake Powell

Lake Powell is one of the best places to wind down after a long day of adventuring around Page. It's a manmade reservoir formed by the Glen Canyon Dam. The lake stretches  quite far, up into Utah, but one of the best vantage points to appreciate its beauty is just 10 minutes from Page: Wahweap Overlook.

View of the sky from Antelope Canyon
Looking up from inside Antelope Canyon is a mesmerizing experience.

In Conclusion

There are quite a few options for airports to fly into when planning a trip to Page, Arizona. 

  • The city's local airport only has direct flights from Phoenix, but you can get a connecting flight from other cities.
  • Flying into Flagstaff or St. George's airports are slightly more flexible options for starting your journey to Page.
  • Finally, Phoenix and Las Vegas are the two most reliable and affordable airports close to Page, though they are quite far.

Page is somewhat remote but that doesn't mean you should completely write off visiting the city. The surrounding area is rich with areas waiting to be explored!


Matthew Meier

World Traveler. Mandarin Speaker. Founder of MaxTour.
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