FAQs

Will there be daily flights to Dallas, Denver, and Phoenix?

Yes, you are able fly from Santa Fe to Dallas, Denver, and Phoenix every day.

What is the flight schedule between Santa Fe and Dallas, Denver and Phoenix?

Departing Santa Fe Airport (SAF)

You may check flight times for Dallas and Phoenix at www.aa.com, and flights to Denver at www.unitedairlines.com

Will I be able to easily connect to other destinations from Phoenix (PHX)?

Yes, from Phoenix you can connect to over 1,000 destinations with about 14,250 daily flights to over 150 countries throughout the American Airlines and Oneworld Alliance Global Network.

For more information about the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, please visit www.skyharbor.com

What are the advantages of flying out of Santa Fe?
  • The airport is close to home which greatly reduces gas costs.
  • Less time is spent driving.
  • Convenient parking at the airport.
  • Short lines at the airport for check-in, security, and baggage claim.
  • More jobs / local economy.
Are fares competitive with Albuquerque?

Most times you can expect the fares from Santa Fe to be competitive with the other airports that you may typically use, but remember the cost savings from travel, parking and time that will off-set the overall price of your trip.

What is the name of the airport in Santa Fe and where is it located?

Santa Fe Municipal Airport
121 Aviation Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87507

(505) 955-2900

Airport Staff Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Contact Airport Staff

What is the Santa Fe Municipal Airport Code and why is it important to know?

The code for the Santa Fe Municipal Airport is SAF. It is important to remember this code when booking flights online or with a ticket or travel agent to easily access the flights available at the Santa Fe Municipal Airport.

Will ticket agents be available at the airport to assist me?

There are trained agents available at the airport before and after flights to assist customers with any needs that may arise. Also, many services are provided online for your convenience and can be accessed anytime at the Airlines site. For American Airlines to Dallas and Phoenix, go to www.aa.com or for United Airlines to Denver, visit www.united.com.

I usually book my flights through an online travel service. Can I still use this service to book a flight from Santa Fe?

Absolutely, you can book your flight to or from Santa Fe using Travelocity, Expedia, or any of the other popular travel sites Just remember the airport code for the Santa Fe Municipal Airport is (SAF).

How does the on-time and cancellation rate compare to Albuquerque?

The on-time rate is the same as Albuquerque and the cancellation rate is within 1% of Albuquerque.

Since the Santa Fe Municipal Airport is small, do I still have to arrive an hour in advance of my flight?

Yes, no matter the size of the airport or number of passengers boarding the plane, TSA must adhere to strict security regulations. You must be at the airport at least one hour in advance of your flight to check-in and go through passenger screening. If you arrive later than the recommended time to clear the security measures, it is possible that you will not be allowed on the flight.

What type of aircraft and service can be expected?

Santa Fe Municipal Airport offers jet aircraft service to all non-stop destinations.  American Airlines, with service to Dallas-Fort Worth and Phoenix, utilizes the CRJ-700, a comfortable and quite 70-seat jet with a well-appointed first-class cabin.  United Airlines, with service to Denver, utilities the ERJ-145, a 50-seat jet with coach-class accommodations.

Are passengers able to carry on their bags?

You will have the choice of checking your bags in at the American Airlines counter or carrying them on the plane. You may carry on one bag and one personal item such as a briefcase, garment bag, laptop computer, purse or small backpack. Your carry-on bag:

  • Must fit under your seat or in the overhead bin.
  • Must not be more than 9 x 14 x 22 inches (23 x 35 x 56 cm) or 45 linear inches (114 linear cm).
  • May be required to travel as checked baggage if the bag cannot be safely stowed on your flight.

Please visit American Airlines to learn more about special items, restrictions, and baggage fees.

Will I have to re-check my luggage once I arrive in Dallas, Denver, or Phoenix?

No, if you are connecting to another flight (regardless if it is an American Airlines flight or a different airline) in Phoenix, your luggage will be checked through to your destination.