Colorado Springs East Airport

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Colorado Springs East Airport
Springs East Airport
Summary
Airport type Private
Owner Springs East Airport, Inc.
Operator Contact: James Roache
Serves Ellicott and Colorado Springs, Colorado
Location Ellicott, Colorado
Elevation AMSL 6,145 ft / 1,873 m
Coordinates 38°52′28″N 104°24′36″W / 38.87444°N 104.41000°W / 38.87444; -104.41000
Website http://www.coloradospringseastairport.com/
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17R/35L 4,500 1,372 Asphalt
17L/35R 4,500 1,372 Gravel
8/26 3,440 1,049 Gravel/dirt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 8,760
Based aircraft 58

Colorado Springs East Airport (FAA LID: CO49) is a private airport located 25 miles (40 km) east of the central business district of the city of Colorado Springs, and 3 miles (5 km) northwest of the central business district of the city of Ellicott in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. The airport is privately owned by Springs East Airport, Inc.[2] The airport is 2 miles (3 km) north of Highway 94 via a gravel road, and taxiways and vehicle roadways are gravel/grass/dirt.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Colorado Springs East Airport covers a total area of 284 acres[3] which contains three runways:[2]

  • Runway 17R/35L: 4,500 x 42 ft (1,372 x 13 m), Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway 17L/35R: 4,500 x 40 ft (1,372 x 12 m), Surface: Gravel
  • Runway 8/26: 3,440 x 60 ft (1049 x 18 m), Surface: Gravel/dirt

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2008, the airport had 8,760 aircraft operations, an average of 24 per day: 80% general aviation local, 20% general aviation transient, and no military. There are 58 aircraft based at this airport: 54 single engine, 1 multi-engine, 1 helicopter, 1 glider, 1 ultra-light, and no military.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.airnav.com/airport/CO49
  2. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for CO49 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-05-07
  3. ^ "Real Estate". Colorado Springs East Airport. 

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