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Great Lakes Airlines

Great Lakes Airlines operates regional airline service to 64 destinations in the U.S. with hubs in Denver, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Albuquerque.

Codeshare: United Airlines® flight numbers UA 2950-3049 are operated by Great Lakes Airlines.

Destinations: From Denver (DEN), Los Angeles (LAX) and Phoenix (PHX) to points in the western United States.

Earning miles

Earn MileagePlus® miles on all qualifying Great Lakes flights with a United flight number, except as noted in the chart below. You'll earn miles according to the booking class that you purchase.

To receive mileage credit, present your MileagePlus number when you make reservations and make sure that it appears on your boarding pass at check-in.


Mileage accrual

Mileage Accrual Chart
Eligible Great Lakes fare classes1
Class of service Purchased fare class Base miles*
Economy Y, C, D, I, R, A, E, K, N 100%

All other fare classes do not accrue mileage. United Airlines® and Great Lakes Airlines reserve the right to change the eligible fare classes at any time without notice.

Mileage accrual is subject to the rules of the United MileagePlus program and, as provided therein, mileage will be credited in accordance with the terms and conditions of the MileagePlus Program in effect at the time of travel, not at the time air travel is purchased, booked or reserved, and accordingly miles may not be awarded for some tickets or miles may be awarded in an amount fewer than shown. The award miles accrued on codeshare flights are based on the operating carrier and their equivalent fare class. This could result in differences between the purchased booking class and the booking class flown, which determines the number of base miles.

1For information on Premier qualification on partner airlines, please see the Premier Status Qualification Requirements page.

*Premier® members earn a minimum of 500 base miles on all eligible purchased fare classes.

Using miles

  • See our award chart to find out how many miles you'll need, depending on class of service and region of travel.
  • You can use miles to fly one-way or roundtrip.
  • You can use miles on United flights operated by Great Lakes Airlines that connect to a United flight to or from Denver.

To book award travel on Great Lakes Airlines, call the United Customer Contact Center at 1-800-UNITED-1 (1-800-864-8331) within the U.S. and Canada, or view more contact and language options.​​​​ Please note: Service charges may apply for booking or changing award reservations, depending on ticketing and travel dates and MileagePlus status. Award tickets cannot be issued at the airport.