If Crested Butte Mountain Resort is one of your favorite resorts in the nation, your life just got a little easier. Continental Airlines has announced direct service between Houston and Gunnison-Crested Butte. This service is going to bring fans of Crested Butte Mountain Resort within 30 miles of the location, making travel that much easier. The service will be out of Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport and the Continental Hub in Houston.
The service will only be available during the winter months; service starts on December 16th, 2010 and ends on April 3, 2011. Those who are used to missing flights and catching the next flight should realize that there will only be one flight between the two locations; it will leave at 11:40 in the morning with an arrival time of 1:25 PM. The return flight is going to leave at 2:15 PM and will arrive at 5:35 PM.
The days that the flight will be available will change based on the date of the flight. Those who plan on using the flight between January 4th and February 16th will find that they are limited to Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. Those looking to utilize the service at any other time of the season will be able to catch the flight every day of the week.