What is the Closest Airport to Zion National Park?
Looking for flights to Zion? The closest airport to Zion National Park is in St. George, Utah – just 45 minutes from Zion National Park. The St. George Regional Airport is the nearest airport both in proximity and time. The next closest airport is McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, but flying through Vegas will set you back more than 2 hours.
Flying to Zion National Park
If you’re planning on flying to Zion National Park – the best option is to fly into the St. George Regional Airport. You can fly to St. George from Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, Phoenix and Denver. Most visitors coming to the Park fly into Las Vegas, which is significantly farther than the St. George Regional Airport. The distance from Las Vegas to Zion is 160 miles, which translates to over 2 hours in driving.
If for whatever reason you don’t fly into St. George, other options for flying to Zion include McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas (2+ hours drive), Salt Lake City International Airport (4+ hours drive) and Cedar City Regional Airport (1+ hour drive).
Where is Zion National Park?
Zion National Park is in the Southwestern corner of the state of Utah. The nearest freeway is Interstate 15 going through the city of St. George. From I-15, travelers can take exit 16 to Hurricane or exit 27 to Toquerville then head west to Hurricane and keep going west toward Springdale (Zion National Park).
Things to do near Zion National Park
Southern Utah is an outdoor adventure paradise. Multiple National Parks, State Parks, Historic sites, Wilderness Areas and more! If you fly into the St. George Airport you should definitely go see a show at the Tuacahn Outdoor Amphitheater or hike through Snow Canyon State Park – the list goes on and on! For more things to do in St. George, check out this page. For more things to do in Zion, check out this page.