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Airport Advertising

Big Benefits of Advertising at Colorado's Small Airport

Our travelers enjoy small lines, small waits and less stress. That means they have more time to relax and experience your product or service as part of their journey. Create unexpected encounters with your brand throughout the terminal on any number of effective advertising platforms. To learn more, please contact:

Mary Beth Burichin, Advertising Specialist
Phone (o): (719) 550-1905
Phone (m): (719) 310-2381

Air Service Development

Airlines and/or companies wishing to learn more information about the Colorado Springs Airport may contact the following airport representative:

Joe Nevill, Air Service Development Manager
Phone: (719) 550-1943

Greg Phillips, Director of Aviation
Phone: (719) 550-1910

Concession Opportunities

The Colorado Springs Airport enters into multi-year contracts to provide primary services such as food and beverage, retail, banking and pay phones. These opportunities are periodically open for renewal and are awarded through the a bid process established by the City of Colorado Springs, (learn more about the City's Procurement Services). For additional information on concession opportunities at the airport, please contact:

Dana Jackson, Properties Manager
Phone: (719) 550-1952

Economic Opportunities

Download the “Economic Incentives” Brochure


"The Colorado Springs Airport and our regional partners are excited to provide this overview of the numerous incentives the City offers to support the business climate.

The City and regional leaders have taken an aggressive approach to revitalize the Colorado Springs Airport as an economic driver for the Pikes Peak Region. Through the creation of a Commercial Aeronautical Zone and designation as a Colorado Aviation Development Zone, we are able to offer tremendous tax abatements and credits to support business development, encourage job growth and enhance economic vitality.

This brochure provides a brief outline of the programs offered by City, County, Regional, State and Federal agencies. Our Airport Administration will assist you in every step of this development process. We look forward to doing business with you!"

-Mayor John Suthers, City of Colorado Springs


Colorado Springs Airport provides tax credits and performance-based incentive programs through the City of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority (PPRTA) and the State of Colorado.

Commercial Aeronautical Zone (CAZ)

Aviation Development Zone (ADZ)

Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)

Enterprise Zone (EZ)

Incentives from the Colorado Office of Economic Development &International Trade (OEDIT)

Opportunity Zone (Federal Tax Incentive)

Sales and Use Tax Exemption

Airport Projects

The Colorado Springs Airport maintains the infrastructure of the airport. Projects often involve design and construction of facilities. If interested in obtaining information regarding upcoming projects, please refer to the City of Colorado Springs RFP System pages.

Ground Transportation Provider Opportunities

No person may operate a commercial ground transportation vehicle at the Airport without a valid written permit from the Aviation Director and a transponder assigned to each vehicle that will be used on Airport property

For more information, please contact the Airport Operations Office at (719) 550-1936.

Airport Operation Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)

  • Revenue generating Commercial Ground Transportation Providers must a have State PUC (Public Utilities Commission) Operating Authority when required AND be in good standing and registered with the Secretary of State before applying for an Airport Operating permit.
  • Click on links below for Ground Transportation Provider Rules and Regulations, Insurance Requirements Permit Application and more.

These files are available for view or download in Adobe Acrobat format. "Get Adobe Reader®" here

Tenant Improvement Request Form and Guidelines

For tenant improvement requests, fill out the form below.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

The Colorado Springs Airport (Airport) hereby announces its revised DBE goal of 5.14% for fiscal years 2021 through 2023 for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Airport construction contracts.

The Airport will provide a consultation via teleconference/Outlook Teams Meeting for questions and comments on March 24, 2023, at 10:00 a.m.  Please contact Kris Andrews at if you would like to attend or provide comments.



REVISED Overall DBE Three-Year Goal Methodology

Name of Recipient: The Colorado Springs Airport

Goal Period: FY 2021-2022-2023

DOT-assisted contract amount:

FY-2021 $461,774

FY-2022 $10,102,051

FY-2023 $26,579,330

Total $37,143,155

Overall Three-Year Goal: 5.14%, to be accomplished through 3.60% RC and 1.54% RN

Total dollar amount to be expended on DBEs: $1,778,867.72

Describe the Number and Type of Contracts that the airport anticipates awarding:

Contracts Fiscal Year 2021

1. Taxiway B Rehabilitation (B1-B5) - Design

Contract Fiscal Year 2022

1. Taxiway B Rehabilitation (B1-B5) - Construction

2. Taxiway A Re-alignment - Design

3. Airport Master PlanA plan for the development of a portion of the city that contains proposed land uses, a generalized transportation system, and the relationship of the area included in the plan to surrounding property.

Contract Fiscal Year 2023

1. Taxiway B Rehabilitation (B5-E) – Design - $79,330

2. Aging Terminal Project Schedule I – Modernization Design - $15,000,000

3. Inline Baggage System – Design - $8,000,000

4. TSA Queuing - $1,000,000

5. RAC Resurfacing – Construction - $2,500,000 Market Area:

6 Colorado Counties were identified as the Airp​ort’s primary source for DBE firms: Douglas, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Pueblo, Teller