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About the Airport

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FACILITIES
  • Three-level, 275,000 square-foot, 12 gate terminal facility opened in 1994
  • Numerous skylights and large windows provide panoramic views of Pikes Peak and Colorado's Front Range
  • Easy to navigate - farthest gate is less than 1,000 feet walking distance from ticket counters or baggage carousel
  • Over 9,000 uncovered parking spaces
  • Free Shuttle Service in Short and Long Term Parking, 24/7
  • Parking lots are safe, clean and well-lighted
  • Perks for travelers include valet parking service and free WiFi Internet access
AIRFIELD
  • Airfield has been in operation since 1925
  • Situated on 7,200 acres at an elevation of approximately 6,200 feet
  • Two parallel runways, one crosswind runway and extensive taxiway system
  • Joint use civilian and military airport, Peterson AFB is located on the north side of the airport
  • Short taxi times and a low weather-related closure/cancelation rate
  • Large General Aviation population on the west side of the airfield
LOCATION
  • Approximately six miles southeast of downtown Colorado Springs
  • Travel time from airport to downtown Colorado Springs is 25 minutes
  • Conveniently located near I-25 with 4 lane access
  • Denver is a 70 minute drive north on I-25
  • Easy driving distance to various Colorado cities and tourist attractions, including major ski areas
  • Centrally located to five military reservations, Peterson AFB, Ft. Carson, USAF Academy, Schriever AFB, and the Cheyenne Mountain Complex
  • Ideally situated close to the geographic center of the United States