Flying into the great Mount Rushmore State is a breeze, with six major airports for convenient air travel plans.
Those destinations include Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD), Pierre Regional Airport (PIR), Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP), Huron Regional Airport (HON), Watertown Regional Airport (ATY) and lastly, (for major airports), Aberdeen Regional Airport (ABR). The biggest and most passenger-traveled international airport in South Dakota is Sioux Falls Airport, also known as also known as Joe Foss Field—named in honor of aviator and Sioux Falls native Joe Foss, who later served as the 20th Governor of South Dakota.
Gateway cities serving South Dakota
Chicago, Illinois (CHI - O'Hare International Airport)
Cincinnati, Ohio (CVG - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport)
Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas (DFW - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport)
Denver, Colorado (DEN - Denver International Airport)
Houston, Texas (IAH - Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport)
Las Vegas, Nevada (LAS - McCarran International Airport)
Minneapolis, Minnesota (MSP - Minneapolis/Saint Paul International Airport)
Orlando, Florida (SFB - Orlando Sanford International Airport)
Phoenix-Mesa, Arizona (IWA - Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport)
Salt Lake City, Utah (SLC - Salt Lake City International Airport)
U.S. Customs Information
For out-of-country travelers, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. On their website, you can find valuable information about international travel news and alerts, admission into the United States, border security and more.
CAR RENTALS & Tranportation
All South Dakota's airports have at least one, or multiple, car rental agencies on-site, as well as public transportation options, taxis and private charter services.