About El Paso International Airport (ELP)
El Paso International Airport is the central airport serving the West Texas region. Most of the outbound traffic is to other cities in Texas, but a wide variety of flights to cities throughout the United States are offered, especially to popular vacation and business destinations like Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Though it has an "international" designation and is right on the border of Mexico, ELP does not currently offer any outbound international flights.
Cheap Flights from ELP
There are no direct international flights from El Paso, but Delta and United provide connections to international flights from other airports as well as direct domestic service to a variety of cities. Additional domestic service is provided by Allegiant Air, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines.
Most of ELP's traffic is to Dallas, where passengers connect to various international flights as well as a wider variety of domestic options. If it is feasible, one might save some money by going direct to Dallas instead of connecting through El Paso. Using the Flights Comparison Map, you can check the fares from each city to your desired destination to see if alternate routing would help to keep some money in your pocket!
Features of ELP for Outbound Passengers
Dallas/Fort Worth and Dallas-Love see the most combined traffic out of ELP, but Phoenix is also a major destination with multiple daily flights provided by American and Southwest Airlines. American and Southwest also provide the widest variety of flights out of El Paso. Delta only has service to Atlanta at present, and United only serves Houston and Denver from here. If you want service to Oakland or San Diego, Allegiant Air is your direct option.
The local SunMetro bus service has two different routes with stops at the airport: Route 33 and Route 50, both of which originate from the downtown transit hub. A wide variety of private shuttle services are available; these pick up from locations in El Paso as well as Tornillo, Fabens, and points throughout southern New Mexico including Las Cruces. Some shuttle services go across the border into Ciudad Juarez. Quite a few of the local hotels also provide their own free shuttle services to guests.
The airport has a variety of restaurants, as well as several Starbucks locations and a Red Mango frozen yogurt. There is also a USO Lounge for members of the military to enjoy.
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