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City CodeALS
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Flight Time3~7 hours

The flight time to Alamosa is approximately 3~7 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Alamosa.


Alamosa takes its name from a Spanish adjective Alamosa which means cottonwood. Alamosa is located along the Rio Grande in San Luis Valley and it is considered to be the highest point for agriculture in the United States. Alamosa elevation is about 2,300 meters. Alamosa is the most populous city in Alamosa County which is in Colorado. Alamosa has a population of 9,918 as at the year 2016. Alamosa is the commercial center of the San Luis Valley in the south central part of Colorado. 

Voice of Travelers to Alamosa

Attending Adams State University in Alamosa

My name is Charlie. After high school I enrolled to The Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado. I was to start undergraduate program in physical and social sciences. I was very excited and could not wait to book my ticket for Alamosa. I consulted with some of my friend who were already at the school on how to get affordable ticket fares for Alamosa and they led me to websites who display ticket fares from different airlines. I booked my ticket for Alamosa with American Airlines and I was not disappointed. The flight for Alamosa departed on time and the flight attendants were very kind and attentive. I loved the meals that they served on board the flight as well. On arrival, my two friends were there to receive me at the airport. I was happy to start this new chapter of my life.

Relocating to Alamosa

My name is Pat. My family and I were relocating to Alamosa, Colorado. We each booked a ticket for Alamosa with United Airlines and I was impressed by their affordable ticket, service, kind flight attendants and hot meals on board the flight. We had to stay at a hotel in Alamosa as we waited for our house to be completed. We had heard a lot of the many tourist attractions in Alamosa and we were looking forward to visit all of them including the San Luis Valley Brewing company, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and Zapata Falls.

Alamosa Travel FAQs

Q. What is the best season to travel to Alamosa?

A. Alamosa has long and cold winters which is during the months of November to February therefore do not book a ticket at this time. Summers are warm which is between the months of June to August. Summer is the best time to visit Alamosa but be wary of some rainy days. Spring in Alamosa which is during the months of March, April and May is also a good time to visit.

Q. How much is a ticket for Alamosa?

A. A ticket to Alamosa will vary in prices depending on the airline that you use. The price of a ticket for Alamosa from one airline will not be the same like a ticket from a different airline. One can either check the websites of the specific airline or the websites that display ticket fares for different airlines to get the exact price of a ticket. If you are on a budget, remember that the best time to buy a ticket is during the off peak season when a ticket is cheaper. A ticket for Alamosa will also vary in prices depending on the season and timings of the flight.

Alamosa - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to San Luis Valley Airport ・Kansas City International ・Denver International Airport ・San Diego International Airport etc.

Flight Routes to Alamosa

There are quite a number of air routes that can take you to Alamosa. The major airlines where one can acquire a ticket for Alamosa include Delta Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska and Boutique Air. To purchase a ticket for Alamosa one can either contact either of the airlines listed on their way to Alamosa or search their websites that display ticket fares. To get ticket rates search ensure that you search ticket costs from different airlines. This can also assist the traveler to compare ticket costs for Alamosa and influence the type of ticket that is purchased by a traveler.