Colorado Springs Municipal COS Airport Overview

Colorado Springs Airport COS serves El Paso County and its City of Colorado Springs in the State of Colorado, and is practically located in the center of the United States.  With an elevation of 6,200 feet, it provides spectacular panoramic views to Pikes Peak and the Front Range of Colorado, and serves as gateway to  tourist attractions, including 14 major ski areas.
Travel time to Colorado City is 25 minutes, to Denver 70 minutes.

COS Airport is only 6 miles south of the central business district of Colorado Springs, near Interstate 25 (exit 135 west-north-west on Milton Proby Pkwy.), and it is known to be one of the easiest, fastest and most stress-free airports to get in and out of.

Passengers should arrive at the Airport no later than 2 hrs prior to scheduled departure.

With three long runways and over 1 million passengers annually, Colorado Springs Airport is served by major airlines offering many non-stops flights to US cities with worldwide connections.

The Holiday Inn at Colorado Airport  with free shuttle service, is only 4 miles from the Airport, located at 1855 Aeroplaza Drive (front desk tel: 1-719-380-8516 /fax 8716). It offers a full-service restaurant and and a business center.

Colorado Springs Airport has one passenger terminal.

Present and future Airport developments: While In mid-2015 it was reported that the number of flights had fallen steadily since 2011 -  by  February 2016 larger airlines, more flights and fewer cancelations resulted in a favorable uptick, and in April 2016 Frontier added non-stop flights to Las Vegas & Phoenix, and as of Oct. 30, flights to Orlando. 
- In summer 2016 a severe hail storm manged to cause half a million dollar damage at the Airport.
- In Sept. 2016 Fitch issued its upgraded credit rating of the Airport to BBB.

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