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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 JANUARY 2019

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: 119.9 360.6 133.15 335.55
SPRINGS APPROACH: 124.0 257.875 120.6
SPRINGS DEPARTURE: 124.0 257.875
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.45 363.125
CLASS C: 124.0 257.875
COMD POST: 318.05 328.025
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV METRO: 226.1
PTD: 122.85 372.2
WX AWOS-3 at FCS (8 nm S): 125.0 (719-637-9696)
WX AWOS-3PT at FLY (10 nm NE): 118.450 (719-683-5371)
WX ASOS at CO90 (19 nm E): 125.0 (719-637-9696)
  • 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) 550-1900

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 231
Single engine airplanes: 151
Multi engine airplanes: 25
Jet airplanes: 25
Helicopters: 4
Military aircraft: 26
    
Aircraft operations: avg 370/day *
31% military
27% local general aviation
21% transient general aviation
11% commercial
10% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

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.
MILITARY: 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 HIGH COUNTRY 30 MIN PRIOR TO ARR. TRAN ACFT CTC 21SW COMD POST (CALLSIGN: HIGH COUNTRY) 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 RWY 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 from 3 January 2019 at 0901Z to 31 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DEBERRY THREE   download (222KB)
OZZZY FOUR (RNAV)   download (166KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17L   download (379KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 35L   download (328KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 35R   download (385KB)
ILS RWY 17L (SA CAT I - II)   download (354KB)
ILS RWY 35L (SA CAT II)   download (314KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 17L   download (335KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 17R   download (334KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 35L   download (320KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 35R   download (292KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31   download (260KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 17L   download (311KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 17R   download (317KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 35L   download (319KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 35R   download (283KB)
NDB RWY 35L   download (328KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (37KB)
 
Departure Procedures
SPRINGS SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (449KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (175KB)

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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 22-Jan-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4513:45
Sunrise07:1314:13
Sunset17:0800:08
Evening civil twilight17:3600:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Jan-2019 13:50:26
Local (UTC-7)  22-Jan-2019 06:50:26
 
METAR
KCOS 221254Z 33030G42KT 2SM R17L/3500VP6000FT -SN BLSN BKN022 OVC100 M06/M09 A2982 RMK AO2 PK WND 34046/1213 SNB09 SLP127 PCPN VRY LGT P0000 T10611094 PNO $
KFCS 
9nm S 
221332Z AUTO 01038G53KT 6SM BLSN CLR M05/M11 A2983 RMK AO2 SNB32 PRESRR SLP145 $
KFLY 
10nm NE 
221335Z AUTO 1/4SM +SN OVC002 M08/M10 A2981 RMK AO2 T10841096
KAFF 
11nm NW 
221338Z 33033G41KT 1SM BLSN VV020 M07/M10 A2985 RMK AO2A SLP131 RVRNO $
TAF
KCOS 221140Z 2212/2312 33025G35KT P6SM VCSH SCT020 BKN040 OVC080 FM221600 34028G38KT P6SM SCT025 BKN050 BKN090 FM222300 35018G28KT P6SM SCT060 BKN140 FM230200 33008KT P6SM FEW140 SCT250
KFCS 
9nm S 
220644Z 2206/2311 35025G35KT 8000 -SHSN BKN005 630209 520009 QNH2951INS TEMPO 2207/2210 35035G45KT 4800 -SN BLSN 530009 BECMG 2211/2212 35025G35KT 8000 -SHSN SCT040 BKN060 630609 530009 QNH2965INS TEMPO 2212/2217 35035G45KT BECMG 2217/2218 35015G25KT 9999 NSW SCT030 BKN040 630409 520009 QNH2994INS BECMG 2222/2223 35015G25KT 9999 SCT040 QNH3003INS BECMG 2300/2301 32012G18KT 9999 FEW040 QNH3008INS BECMG 2303/2304 32009KT 9999 FEW080 QNH3013INS TX12/2222Z TNM04/2212Z
KAFF 
11nm NW 
221205Z 2212/2318 34022G35KT 4800 -SN BLSN SCT010 OVC020 630209 520001 530109 QNH2980INS TEMPO 2212/2216 35035G50KT 1200 BLSN VV010 630109 560009 BECMG 2216/2217 34015G25KT 9999 NSW BKN050 620506 520009 QNH2999INS TEMPO 2217/2220 35025G35KT 6000 BLSN 530009 BECMG 2223/2224 34012KT 9999 SCT030 SCT160 QNH3006INS BECMG 2312/2313 34012KT 9999 SCT160 WS020/29030KT 520206 QNH3007INS BECMG 2315/2316 28010G15KT 9999 SKC 520006 QNH3008INS TX00/2221Z TNM08/2213Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
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Fuel Prices
 
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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. NO RAMP, TIE-DOWN, or OVERNIGHT RAMP FEES.

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   Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel   WingPoints™ Rewards   Courtesy transportation   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.79 $3.98 
GUARANTEED
 
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Colorado jetCenter ASRI 130.575
toll-free 1-877-853-7523
719-591-2288
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[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 $4.60 $4.00 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

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