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KCOS City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: COS
Lat/Long: 38-48-20.9000N / 104-42-02.8000W
38-48.348333N / 104-42.046667W
38.8058056 / -104.7007778
(estimated)
Elevation: 6187.1 ft. / 1885.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08E (2020)
From city: 6 miles SE of COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 80916

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: DENVER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: COS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: FOR REIL RY 13/31 & 17R CTC ATCT.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 125.0 254.3
WX ASOS: 125.0 (719-637-9696)
SPRINGS GROUND: 121.7 348.6
SPRINGS TOWER: 133.15 335.55
SPRINGS APPROACH: 124.0 257.875 120.6
SPRINGS DEPARTURE: 124.0 257.875
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.45 363.125
CLASS C: 124.0
COMD POST/P: 318.05
COMD POST/S: 328.025
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
LC/P: 119.9 360.6
P CLASS C: 257.875
PMSV: 226.1
PTD: 122.85 372.2
WX AWOS-3PT at FLY (10 nm NE): 118.450 (719-683-5371)
WX ASOS at CO90 (19 nm E): 121.425 (719-683-3346)
  • PTD LTD TO PETERSON RAMP ONLY.
  • BLACK FOREST RCO 122.25 (DENVER RADIO)
  • ASR ELEV. 6225

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FCSr007/8.0BUTTS VOR/DME108.8012E
BRKr193/8.9BLACK FOREST VOR/DME112.5008E
PUBr329/33.2PUEBLO VORTAC116.7008E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PETEY358/6.740708ECO -.-. ---
IRONHORSE006/8.033512EIHS .. .... ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 17L/35R

Dimensions: 13501 x 150 ft. / 4115 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 95 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 250.0
Double tandem: 550.0
Dual double tandem: 1120.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Gradient: EFFECTIVE GRADIENT UP 0.61% TO THE NORTH.
RUNWAY 17L  RUNWAY 35R
Latitude: 38-48.965203N38-46.741167N
Longitude: 104-41.144030W104-41.147828W
Elevation: 6187.1 ft.6102.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 172 magnetic, 180 true352 magnetic, 000 true
Declared distances: TORA:13501 TODA:13501 ASDA:13501 LDA:13501TORA:13501 TODA:13501 ASDA:13501 LDA:13501
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME

Runway 17R/35L

Dimensions: 11022 x 150 ft. / 3360 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 99 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 250.0
Double tandem: 550.0
Dual double tandem: 1120.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 17R  RUNWAY 35L
Latitude: 38-49.444567N38-47.629395N
Longitude: 104-42.953757W104-42.956060W
Elevation: 6176.6 ft.6045.2 ft.
Gradient: 1.2%1.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 172 magnetic, 180 true352 magnetic, 000 true
Declared distances: TORA:11022 TODA:11022 ASDA:11022 LDA:11022TORA:11022 TODA:11022 ASDA:11022 LDA:11022
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 8270 x 150 ft. / 2521 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 48 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 171.0
Double tandem: 279.0
Dual double tandem: 691.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: NW
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 38-49.389340N38-48.424897N
Longitude: 104-42.921283W104-41.692165W
Elevation: 6173.3 ft.6137.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% DOWN0.5% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 127 magnetic, 135 true307 magnetic, 315 true
Displaced threshold: no356 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:8269 TODA:8269 ASDA:8269 LDA:8269TORA:8269 TODA:8269 ASDA:8269 LDA:7913
Markings: basic, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.04 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none10 ft. hill, 400 ft. from runway, 340 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF COLORADO SPRINGS
7770 MILTON E PROBY PKWY, SUITE 50
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80916
Phone (719) 550-1919
Manager: GREG PHILLIPS
7770 MILTON E PROBY PKWY, SUITE 50
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80916
Phone (719) 550-1910

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 242
Single engine airplanes: 143
Multi engine airplanes: 37
Jet airplanes: 25
Helicopters: 4
Military aircraft: 33
    
Aircraft operations: avg 358/day *
33% military
25% local general aviation
22% transient general aviation
10% commercial
10% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 01 January 2016

Additional Remarks

A100 INCLUDES COMMUTERS.
CUSTOMS AVBL FOR ALL MIL/CIVILIAN ACFT. CONTACT US CUSTOMS 719-574-6607.
OIL: O-133-148-156(MIL).
PORTIONS OF TWYS A, B, E, F, G, AND M ARE BLOCKED FROM VIEW FROM THE TOWER BY OBSTRUCTIONS. PORTIONS OF TWY C AND RY 17R/35L ARE BLOCKED FROM VIEW FROM THE TOWER WHEN THE INFIELD MILITARY OPERATING SFC IS OCCUPIED BY A C17 OR C5.
WATERFOWL AND MIGRATORY BIRD ACTIVITY ON AND INVOF ARPT.
A/DACG RAMP LIGHT 140 FT AGL.
BE ALERT; INTENSIVE USAF STUDENT TRAINING IN VICINITY OF COLORADO SPRINGS & PUEBLO COLORADO.
INSUFFICIENT TWY CORNER FILLETS PAVEMENT FOR CENTERLINE TAXI FOR ACFT WITH WINGSPANS GREATER THAN 117 FT AT TWYS A2, A3, A4, B2 AND B3. THESE ACFT SHOULD USE JUDGEMENTAL OVERSTEER AT THOSE TWYS.
TRAN ALERT-PPR FOR ALL TRAN ACFT, DSN 834-4778/9, C719-556-4778/9. OPR 1300-0500Z++, CLSD HOL.
TURBO JET TRNG FLTS PROHIBITED 2300-0600.
TRAN ALERT-FORT CARSON ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE AIR CONTROL GROUP (ADACG) MSN, CTC DSN 532-8002/3 OR C719-503-8002/3. ALL TRAN ACFT CTC KNIGHT OPS 30 MIN PRIOR TO ARR. TRAN ACFT CTC 21SW COMD POST (CALLSIGN: KNIGHT OPS) WITH ATA AND ATD.
MISC-FAA ATCT WILL PROVIDE MIL RCR O/R. CARGO AND PAX SVC AVBL ONLY ON PETERSON RAMP 1330-2330Z++ WKD. CLSD WKEND AND HOL UNLESS COORD 72 HR PRIOR. CTC PAX SVC AT DSN 834-4521/9021 OR C719-556-4521/9021.
FUEL-A++(MIL)
MISC-WX OPR H24, INCL HOL; CTC DSN 834-4337.
WHEN CROSSING RWY 17R/35L FROM A1 TO B1 OR B1 TO A1, BE AWARE YOU WILL NOT SEE A1 OR B1 DEPENDING ON DIRECTION CROSSING UNTIL YOU CREST RWY 17R/35L. WHEN CROSSING FROM A1 TO B1 TRAVEL NE AND FROM B1 TO A1 TRAVEL SW.
AF: ACFT TRANSPORTING HAZ CARGO CTC AFLD MGMT ON 318.05 30 MIN PRIOR TO ARR.
COS GA RAMP BTW TWY A3 AND A4 CLSD TO ACFR WINDSPAN MORE THAN 135 FEET.
AF: ACFT TRANSPORTING HAZ CARGO CTC AFLD MGMT ON 318.05 30 MIN PRIOR TO ARR.
WHEN CROSSING RWY 17R/35L FROM A1 TO B1 OR B1 TO A1, BE AWARE YOU WILL NOT SEE A1 OR B1 DEPENDING ON DIRECTION CROSSING UNTIL YOU CREST RWY 17R/35L. WHEN CROSSING FROM A1 TO B1 TRAVEL NE AND FROM B1 TO A1 TRAVEL SW.
B52 OPNS PROHIBITED.
LGTD WINDSOCK APCH RYS 17L/ 35R, 17R/35L & 13/31.
JASU: 2(AM32A-95) 2MA32A-60A 2(MA32-86A) 1(SGNC) 2(B809D-GENERATORS).

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DEBERRY THREE   download (223KB)
OZZZY FOUR (RNAV)   download (166KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17L   download (387KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 35L   download (329KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 35R   download (389KB)
ILS RWY 17L (SA CAT I - II)   download (362KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 17L   download (339KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 17R   download (338KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 35L   download (324KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 35R   download (294KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31   download (260KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 17L **CHANGED**   download (316KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 17R **CHANGED**   download (322KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 35L   download (313KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 35R   download (285KB)
NDB RWY 35L   download (329KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (37KB)
 
Departure Procedures
SPRINGS FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (495KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (175KB)

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1V6 - Fremont County Airport (30 nm SW)
KPUB - Pueblo Memorial Airport (32 nm S)
KAPA - Centennial Airport (46 nm N)
KBKF - Buckley Air Force Base (54 nm N)
KFTG - Front Range Airport (59 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4013:40
Sunrise07:1014:10
Sunset16:3723:37
Evening civil twilight17:0700:07

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Dec-2017 17:14:10
Local (UTC-7)  14-Dec-2017 10:14:10
 
METAR
KCOS 141654Z 35004KT 10SM BKN060 BKN100 BKN200 00/M06 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP253 T00001056
KFCS 
9nm S 
141658Z AUTO 22005KT 10SM FEW037 OVC046 00/M03 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP277 T10011030 $
KFLY 
10nm NE 
141655Z AUTO 01009KT 10SM SCT021 OVC040 M01/M07 A3021 RMK AO2 T10071071
KAFF 
11nm NW 
141658Z AUTO 05007KT 10SM SCT030 BKN042 00/M06 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP240 T10021062
TAF
KCOS 141341Z 1414/1512 34008KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 OVC080 FM141700 36014KT P6SM SCT050 BKN090 FM142300 35008KT P6SM SCT100 SCT200 FM150600 34006KT P6SM FEW200
KFCS 
9nm S 
141300Z 1413/1519 01009KT 9999 BKN030 OVC040 620309 QNH3009INS TEMPO 1413/1416 34012G18KT BECMG 1415/1416 34009KT 9999 BKN030 620303 QNH3013INS TEMPO 1416/1423 34012G18KT BECMG 1501/1502 30009KT 9999 SKC QNH3020INS TX04/1421Z TNM02/1413Z
KAFF 
11nm NW 
141609Z 1416/1518 34012KT 9999 FEW025 BKN045 620806 QNH3014INS TEMPO 1416/1418 BKN025 BECMG 1417/1418 35015G20KT 9999 VCSH SCT030 BKN080 610806 QNH3016INS BECMG 1422/1423 35012KT 9999 NSW SCT030 QNH3019INS BECMG 1501/1502 01009KT 9999 SKC QNH3014INS TX01/1421Z TNM05/1512Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Cutter Aviation ASRI 131.00
719-591-2065
[web site]
[email]
With quick access to local attractions and a beautiful short drive to America's favorite ski resorts, including Monarch, Aspen and Breckenridge, Cutter Aviation is the ideal stop for your next visit to Colorado Springs. Our family owned and operated FBO provides great prices on Jet A and 100LL, including 25 cents off 100LL on Saturday and Sunday.

Whether you're staying a weekend at the Broadmoor, having dinner in Manitou Springs, or just in town for a business meeting, our warm smiles and service are here to help!
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NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Customs Service   WSI Pilotbrief   Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel   WingPoints™ Rewards   Courtesy transportation   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.79 $3.99 
GUARANTEED
 
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Colorado jetCenter ASRI 130.575
toll-free 1-877-853-7523
719-591-2288
[web site]
[email]
Colorado jetCenter is the gateway to Pikes Peak recreation area, The Broadmoor Hotel, Air Force Academy and Garden of the Gods. Large Heated Transient Hangar for Aircraft sizes up to and including Airbus A319 as well as spacious ramp areas to meet all your aircraft needs. Competitive fuel prices with Pilot Reward Visa Card or Avtrip Points with every jet fueling. The FBO that doesn't forget about the Flight Crew!!!
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Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $4.40 $3.84 
GUARANTEED
 
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Located at KAPA
TAC Air
ASRI 130.075
303-790-2575
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At KAPA (Centennial Airport), 46 miles N

For the guaranteed lowest price in town on Jet A, GET YOUR TAIL (#) IN HERE.
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Located at KAPA
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.50 $3.77 
SS $4.49 --- 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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Trine Aero 719-623-5001
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At the Colorado Springs (KCOS) airport base of operations, Trine Aero offers FAA Part 145-certified aircraft maintenance and modification.
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