Perceived as a bit hard to get to by many, the airline connections map and schedule, below, relates a very, very different story.
American Airlines has added LaGuardia flight, daily flights from Chicago and twice-daily service from Dallas. United -Denver Air will jet serve the local Telluride Airport twice daily and Delta is adding a 4 day a week flight from Atlanta. These are simply additions to an already convenient means of traveling to Telluride for existing routes from Denver, Dallas, Phoenix, Houston, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta and Salt Lake City.
Welcome aboard for your Telluride winter vacation!