As of January 12, 2020, FLYRiverton is partnering with United Express, operated by SkyWest Airlines, to provide service between Riverton, Wyoming and Denver, Colorado.

This partnership provides efficient, stable, reliable air service between Fremont County and the world.

We have compiled these FAQs for you, but don’t hesitate to contact us directly with any additional questions about your travels.


Who is United Express?

Who operates United Express?

The United Express flights in Riverton are operated by SkyWest Airlines. SkyWest started in 1972 and is known for connecting small and medium-sized communities to the global aviation network.

SkyWest has approximately 2,500 daily departures (more flights than any other regional airline in the world) to over 250 cities with a fleet of nearly 500 aircraft. In 2018, SkyWest flew 38.8 million passengers, and in 2019 it was named one of “Fortune World’s” Most Admired Companies and ATW Regional Airline of the Year for the third time.

SkyWest and United Express are not affiliated with Great Lakes.

How reliable is SkyWest?

In the last 12 months, SkyWest scheduled 2,066 flights from Rock Springs, Laramie, and Gillette. Only four were cancelled due to controllable events (i.e. aircraft maintenance).


Change of Service Timing

When did United Express service begin in Riverton?

January 12, 2020

Is Denver Air Connection service still available?

No. The last day of Denver Air Connection service at Riverton Regional Airport was January 11, 2020.


Services with United Express


What services have changed

The codeshare relationship with United results in best ticket pricing, competitive with other Wyoming airports. Flyers can earn/redeem United MileagePlus frequent flyer miles. You will have passenger protection during irregular operations.

What services are the same?

You will still have reliable jet service between Riverton, Denver, and Sheridan.

Have rates changed?

Ticket price varies depending on the time of purchase and final destination. The code-share agreement with United will provide best pricing to final destination. Look at tickets here for your upcoming travel.

Do I still get to fly on a jet?

Riverton passengers enjoy service aboard the quiet, comfortable Bombardier CRJ200 50- seat jet. SkyWest is a leading CRJ200 operator and has been named the manufacturer’s most reliable operator in North America five times.


Travel Planning with United Express

How many flights are there between Riverton and Denver each week?

To see the flight schedule as of December 2020, click here.

Are there still flights to/from Sheridan?

No, currently there are not any direct flights between Riverton and Sheridan.

Are roundtrip tickets available?

Yes! We always want you to come back!

Where does United fly from Denver?

You can take daily flights to more than 160 airports in the U.S. United Express also connects in Denver to 12 international locations including non-stop to Tokyo, London, Frankfurt, several destinations in Mexico and Latin America, the Caribbean, and five destinations in Canada.

If I’m traveling beyond Denver, do l I have to re-check my luggage?

You are able to check your bags all the way to your final destination. You do not have to retrieve and re-check your luggage in Denver. Your baggage, however … that’s for you to deal with.

How far in advance can I book a flight?

Tickets are available 300 days in advance.

Can I use United’s MileagePlus loyalty program and accrue frequent flyer miles?

Yes! Sign up for the program here.

Do Denver Air Connection Jump On Board Loyalty points transfer to United?

No. However, you can contact Denver Air Connection directly for availability of use on their other routes.


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