Albuquerque International Sunport is 210 mi north of Las Cruces. 2200 Sunport Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM, 87101. 505/244–7700.
El Paso International Airport is the main gateway to southern New Mexico. The major airlines with scheduled service are American, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, and US Airways. 6701 Convair Dr., El Paso, TX, 79925. 915/780–4749.
Grant County Airport, near Silver City, is served by Great Lakes Airlines, with direct daily service from Albuquerque. Airport Rd., 10 mi southeast of Silver City, Hurley, NM, 88043. 575/388–4554.