What are your time and convenience worth?
Trip Comparison Cheyenne Denver
(based on conservative numbers) airport airport
Approx. miles to airport (one way) 10 107
Approx. drive time (one way) 15 min. 1 hour 38 min.
Total fuel cost (govt. rate: $.50/mile) $10 $107
Cost of drive based on $15/hour wage $7.50 $51.45
Approx. cost of a 4-day trip for parking zero $24
Time needed to leave home for a 7 a.m. flight 5:15 a.m. 3 a.m.
Total drive time spent to/from airport 20 min. 3 hrs. 26 min.
Total Cost $17.50 $182.45
(source: Wyoming Aeronautics Division)
Why Should I Fly Cheyenne?
- Save Time: Centrally located and only minutes away, Cheyenne Regional Airport (CYS) is the right solution for the business traveler. Enjoy extra sleep, or time in the office, before making the short trip to the Cheyenne airport. Avoid the 5+ hours round-trip needed when you fly out of Denver.
- Make It Easy on Yourself: No long ticketing and security lines, tram rides, endless terminals, and 2 hour drives to DIA in the rain, sleet, or snow. Instead, park for free at CYS, stroll the short distance to the ticket counter, zoom through security, and enjoy the new, comfortable boarding area.
- Save Money: Gas, tolls, meals, hotels, and possible speeding tickets can all be avoided when you fly out of Cheyenne. If you haven’t looked at rates out of Cheyenne in a while, check them out. You and your bank account will be pleasantly surprised.
- Build Your Local Economy: By flying Cheyenne, you create local jobs, business opportunities, and tax streams that support our own roads, schools, and infrastructure.
Great Lakes Airlines Service — Cheyenne (CYS) to Denver (DEN)
Great Lakes offers 5 flights each weekday from Cheyenne to Denver allowing for connections to virtually anywhere in the world. Great Lakes is code-share partners with the 2 largest carriers serving the Denver hub – United and Frontier Airlines – with over 500 daily departures to nearly 200 destinations worldwide.
Great Lakes has Interline Electronic Ticketing agreements with United, Frontier, Continental and US Airways which opens up the opportunity for electronic ticketing with more than just our code-share partners. Great Lakes also has baggage agreements with most major airlines serving Denver, allowing passengers to purchase a ticket on Great Lakes to Denver, connect to another airline and their luggage will be transferred automatically. (See www.flygreatlakes.com/for a full list of airlines which Great Lakes has agreements with.)