The “Sun Valley Airport” is actually the Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN) in Hailey and is only a quick 15 minutes from Ketchum and Sun Valley, Idaho. Since August 1960, SUN has served the resort communities of the Wood River Valley with scheduled commercial flights. Airlines servicing the SUN airport are Alaska, Delta, and United Airlines. There are non-stop flights from major hubs:
- Salt Lake City (SLC)
- Seattle (SEA)
- Los Angeles (LAX)
- San Francisco (SFO)
- Denver (DEN)
- Chicago (ORD)
Boise International Airport (BOI) and Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) offer connecting flights to Sun Valley.
Whether booking a connecting flight or a direct flight from a major hub, getting to Sun Valley is easy! While some flights are offered year-round, some are seasonal. It is best to check with the airlines well ahead of time, so you don’t run into any surprises.
To check for flight delays or diversions, call the Sun Valley Weather Hotlines:
- Alaska 1-208-788-1281 ext. 4 – Call six hours before departure. Diverted flights will go to Boise (BOI).
- United 1-208-401-9259 – Call four hours before departure time. Diverted flights will go to Twin Falls (TWF).
- Delta 1-208-401-9259 – Call four hours before departure. Diverted flights will go to Twin Falls (TWF).
For more information on weather diversions, click here.