Flight Schedule Updates

UPDATE: 3/23/2020

United Express is reducing flights to and from Riverton Regional Airport from two to one daily in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

The aviation industry has seen significant reductions in demand in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus.  As a result, United Express flights, operated by SkyWest Airlines, will operate a reduced schedule in Fremont County, Wyoming effective April 1, 2020.  Passengers already booked on flights on or after April 1 impacted by the schedule change will be contacted by United Airlines.

To read the entire press release regarding this announcement, click here.

UPDATE: 4/23/2020

United announced additional flight schedule changes impacting Riverton Regional Airport. Below are the changes, which take effect May 4, 2020:

  • The morning flight will depart RIW at 8:18am.
  • The return flight to Riverton from DEN will arrive in RIW at 8:33pm.
  • There will be no inbound flight to RIW on Monday and Saturday nights.
  • There will be no outbound flight from RIW on Tuesday and Sunday mornings.
  • The flight between Riverton and Denver will make a stop in Rock Springs, instead of being a direct flight.


UPDATE: 8/3/2020

As of August 3, 2020, direct flights between Riverton and Denver have resumed, and there is no longer a stop in Rock Springs.

UPDATE: 10/5/2020

Additional flights will be offered for November and December holiday travel. For more information on the additional flights available, click here.

To view the December 2020 flight schedule, click here.


For more information about what to do if your flight has been canceled, click here or contact United Customer Care.

Terminal Facilities

Riverton Regional Airport asks those entering the airport to help protect yourself and the community by taking the following precautions:

  • People with fever, cough, sore throat or other flu-like symptoms are not permitted to enter Riverton Regional Airport.
  • People who have traveled to a high-risk area for COVID-19 or had contact with a person known to be infected with COVID-19 are not permitted to enter Riverton Regional Airport.
  • Airport visitors should wash hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub before and after visiting.
  • Airport visitors should cover nose and mouth to protect others.
  • Airport visitors should distance themselves from others by 6 feet (2 arms’ length) 

Also, please note that United has expanded their mandatory mask policy. As of July 24th, in addition to being required while onboard United flights, face coverings must also be worn in the airport at United gates, baggage claim areas, customer service counters.

To learn more about United’s mask policy, click here.

Airport Cafe & Local Food Counter

Due to COVID-19 concerns, both the airport cafe and the local food counter will be closed until further notice. For the most up-to-date information, check the Riverton Local Food Hub Facebook Page and The Airport Cafe Facebook Page.

Car Rental

Hertz is taking some additional measures in response to COVID-19, including enhanced cleaning methods and more flexible reservations. For more information, click here.

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