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World’s Most Advanced Aerial Firefighting Tanker Earns Interagency Airtanker Board Approval

Interim approval greenlights Global SuperTanker to participate in upcoming domestic and international contracts.

January 9, 2017 - Colorado Springs, CO

Global SuperTanker Services, LLC’s high capacity, rapid response aerial firefighting technology received interim approval from the U.S. Interagency Airtanker Board (IAB) on January 6. The interim approval will allow the tanker to be considered for critical federal, state, and international firefighting contracts ahead of the 2017 forest...


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Greg Phillips has accepted the position of aviation director for the Colorado Springs Airport (COS).  He will begin his new position on January 30, 2017.  

Phillips brings 12 years of experience in airport management and comes to Colorado Springs from the Eagle County Regional Airport where he served five years as the executive director of aviation. Phillips also serves as 1st Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Northwest Chapter of American Association of Airport Executives.

“Greg brings strong relationships with many of the airlines...


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) has implemented new ground transportation rules and regulations effective today, Dec 12, 2016. Over the past 6 months, COS has been working collaboratively with Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Lyft to create an operating agreement that would authorize TNCs to provide ground transportation services from COS.

Currently, Lyft has executed an agreement with COS and has officially begun operating at the Airport. At this time, Uber has not executed an agreement with COS due to internal technology issues,...


The Department of Transportation (DOT) has banned all Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones from airplanes effective October 15, 2016

See full press release here

The Colorado Springs Airport encourages all passengers to please check with their airline for information regarding banned Samsung devices.



Fitch Issues Annual Colorado Springs Airport Credit Rating  

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Fitch Affirms Colorado Springs (CO)'s Airport Revs at 'BBB+'; Outlook Revised from Negative to Stable

Fitch Rating’s outlook revision from negative to stable is based on a number of improving factors at the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) including traffic stabilization, an expected defeasement of the 2007 series bonds in December 2016 and a newly executed five-year firm commitment from the airlines under a new hybrid airline use and lease agreement (AULA).



August 11th, 2016


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. – Cutter Aviation held a ground breaking ceremony today for its new FBO Executive Terminal at Colorado Springs Airport (KCOS). On hand for the groundbreaking were invited guests, airport officials and media.  Joining Will Cutter, President & CEO, Steve Prieser, VP &CFO and Calvin Martin, GM from Cutter Aviation for the ceremony were Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers and Airport Director Dan Gallagher along with Cutter’s development partner Brad Henderson from Western LLC. 

In August 2006,...


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 29, 2016


New service to Orlando, Fla. starts Oct. 30

New daily service to Phoenix starts today

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Frontier Airlines today launches new service to Phoenix, Frontier’s second non-stop destination from Colorado Springs. In addition, Frontier will add its third destination on Oct. 30 with new non-stops to Orlando, the...


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Frontier Airlines will launch new service in Colorado Springs with non-stops to Las Vegas that begin this April. Frontier is offering special introductory fares as low as $19 one-way on these new routes as of today at With The WORKS, fares are as low as $118.

We are extremely proud to partner with Frontier Airlines and we are committed to the success of your business and to meeting the needs...


September 4, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the deployment of a millimeter wave Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) unit at the Colorado Springs Airport (COS). The machine is equipped with automated target recognition (ATR) software designed to enhance privacy by eliminating passenger-specific images while improving throughput capabilities and streamlining the checkpoint screening process.

"TSA is pleased to bring this technology to the Colorado Springs Airport,” said TSA Assistant Federal Security Director Sam...


Mayor Steve Bach to honor Airport Ambassadors with Spirit of Springs Award


Colorado Springs, CO- Mayor Steve Bach will present the Spirit of the Springs Award to the Colorado Springs Airport Ambassadors with special recognition of Joe Strahs on Friday, November 21 at 11:00 a.m. The award presentation will be held in the 2nd floor atrium of the Colorado Springs Airport, 7770 Milton E. Proby Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80916.


There are 50 Airport Ambassadors who volunteer approximately 5500 hours per year in the visitor information booth...