It will be easier to get to Chicago and the Midwest next summer.
American Airlines will offer seasonal nonstop service between Durango and Chicago O’Hare between June 8 and August 17.
The city says it comes after a rising number of requests from passengers.
About 370,000 travelers use the Durango La Plata Airport every year.
American Airlines has also announced that seasonal service to LAX will return next year.