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City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport Code COS

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Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 38°48'20"N / -104°-42'-3"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: KCOS
Observation Time: 05/03/2021 5:53 am

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About City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport Code

The City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport code is COS. This three-letter IATA code has been derived from downtown Colorado Springs in Colorado. Its elevation above sea level is 1,886 meters. 

About City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS)

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) is a hallmark of how one should accept reality and turn it into an opportunity for itself and others flawlessly. Regarded as the smallest airport in Colorado, this airport has embraced the truth wholeheartedly while continuing to deliver world-class services and benefits to its passengers from all over the world.    

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) is a safe, uncrowded, bright, and clean facility that a lot of passengers believe helps offload the stress of travelling sometimes. Its neighbourly service, attentive staff, and hometown feel all combine together to make it one of the best airports in the US for sure. 

The airports started operations in 1927 on a piece of land covering 640 acres with two gravel runways. Over the years, it has evolved magnificently and, now, functions on an area of 7,200 acres with three runways, one terminal, and two concourses. 

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) Runways

17L/35R 4,115m concrete

17R/35L 3,360m asphalt

13/31 2,520m asphalt

These runways handle 135,431 aircraft operations annually. 

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) Terminals

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) features just one terminal with two concourses out of which only one is used for commercial purposes. 

Nearest Airports to City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS)

Pueblo Memorial Airport 12 miles 

Denver International Airport 48 miles 

Aspen-Pitkin County Airport 160 miles 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS)

American Airlines 

American Eagle 

Delta Air Lines 

Delta Connection

Frontier Airlines 

Southwest Airlines 

United Airlines 

United Express

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
12-30 8,269 ft 150 ft Asphalt Yes
17R-35L 11,022 ft 150 ft Asphalt Yes
17L-35R 13,501 ft 150 ft Concrete Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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