[Busy morning ramp at Colorado Springs Peterson Field Airport. Photo: NWL757] Also known as the City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, this airport is the second busiest in the state. It’s located about a ten mile drive southeast of downtown Colorado Springs.
The Colorado Springs Peterson Field Airport (COS), or Colorado Springs Airport for short, is a public-use civil-military airport owned by the city. Serving El Paso County as well as central Colorado, the airport provides direct flights all over the country, other regional airports in Colorado and daily flights to Denver International Airport (DEN). The Peterson Air Force Base is located at the airport on Runway 13/31.
There several places to eat and shop with the Colorado Springs Airport. Free wifi is available throughout the Main Concourse, baggage claim and security screening checkpoint.
Airlines Flying from Colorado Springs Airport
The aircraft operating out of COS from October 2017 thru September 201 was 48% general aviation, 31% military, 11% scheduled commercial, and 10% air taxi. Currently, Colorado Springs Airport offers direct non-stop flights to 13 U.S. cities on 4 carriers.
- American Airlines
- Frontier Airlines
Nonstop Destination Cities:
- Atlanta (ATL) – Delta; Frontier (summer)
- Chicago (ORD) – American, United
- Dallas (DFW) – American
- Denver (DEN) – United
- Houston (IAH) – United
- Las Vegas (LAS) – Frontier
- Los Angeles (LAX) – United
- Minneapolis / Saint Paul (MSP) – Frontier (summer)
- Orlando (MCO) – Frontier
- Phoenix (PHX) – Frontier
- Salt Lake City (SLC) – Delta
- San Antonio (SAT) – Frontier (summer)
- Washington D.C. (IAD) – Frontier (summer)
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Address: 7770 Milton E Proby Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80916
Elevation: 1,886 meters / 6,188 feet
Owner: City of Colorado Springs