Colorado Springs Airport Information
Colorado Springs Airport (IATA: COS), also known as the City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, is a city-owned, public-use, joint civil-military airport located six miles (10 km) southeast of the central business district of Colorado Springs, a city in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. It is the second busiest airport in the state of Colorado. The airport is co-located with Peterson Air Force Base, which is located along the north side of runway 12/30.
The airport was founded in 1927, the same year Charles Lindbergh made his transatlantic flight. Originally the airport covered an area of 640 acres (2.6 km²) and had two gravel runways. By the late 1930s the first passenger traffic was flowing through the airport on a flight that ran from El Paso, Texas through Pueblo, Colorado, Colorado Springs, and Denver, then back again.
Here are some of the major Airlines that service Colorado Springs Airport:
- Allegiant Air
- American Airlines
- Continental Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
- Frontier Airlines operated by Republic Airlines
- United Express operated by Mesa Airlines
- United Express operated by SkyWest Airlines
The above mentioned information is taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_Springs_Airport.