Driggs-Reed Memorial Airport (KDIJ) is located on the west side of the Teton range in Teton Valley, Idaho, and approximately a 45 minute drive to the town of Jackson. The airport boasts a newly constructed 2009 runway, which at 7,300 feet long is able to handle most private jet traffic on most days of the year. The airport is served by two GPS approaches. Its full service FBO, Teton Aviation, has a restaurant and patio on the runway with views of airport activity. Teton Aviation also features a warbird museum.
Pinedale-Ralph Wenz Field Airport (KPNA) is 63 nautical miles SouthEast of Jackson Hole, and approximately a 1-1/2 hour car ride. The field is located just south of the town of Pinedale, at the foot of the Wind River Range which features the tallest mountain peak in Wyoming at just over $13,700 feet. The runway, at 8,900 feet, is more than able for most private jets, and New Flight Charters recommends the Pinedale Airport FBO – Emblem Aviation. The Pinedale Airport is considered the gateway by air to much of Wyoming’s natural gas and oil mining region south of Pinedale.
West Yellowstone, Montana
Yellowstone Airport (KYWS) is located 67 nautical miles North of Jackson Hole, just north of the town of West Yellowstone. The town sits on the western edge of Yellowstone National Park and the airport is a popular gateway for passengers visiting Yellowstone. The airport and 8,400 foot runway has an airline terminal and airline service. The airline terminal has a restaurant and rental car service through Alamo on site. The FBO, aptly named Yellowstone Aviation, serves private aircraft. The airport operates Spring through October, and is closed in the winter months.
Afton Municipal Airport (KAFO) is located in Star Valley, Wyoming, 55 nautical miles south of Jackson Hole. The 7,000 foot runway is acceptable for most private jet traffic, and the airport is served by Afton Flight Services FBO.
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Idaho Falls Regional Airport (KIDA) is 58 nautical miles west of Jackson Hole, and a 2-hour ride by car. The airport has commercial airline service through an airline terminal, and private aircraft service through Aero Mark the FBO. Idaho Falls is the primary alternate airport for commercial flights unable to get in to Jackson Hole.
Dubois Municipal Airport (U25) is located 46 nautical miles East of Jackson Hole. It has one 6,100 foot runway and is considered a VFR (fair weather) airport. The airport is adjacent to the resort and rural-western town of Dubois. The airport may be favorable also in accessing mountain camps and guest ranches between Dubois and Jackson Hole in the Gros Ventre mountains.