The Benefits of The Glenwood Springs Airport

2013 CDOT Economic Impact Study – GWS

Most people don’t realize the many benefits and uses a general aviation airport brings to the community. Here is a list of some of the resources and businesses that utilize the Glenwood Springs Airport:

  • Emergency Medical Services
    • Classic Air Medical (LEARN MORE)
    • Angel Flight
    • Flight for Life
  • Search and Rescue
  • Local Aviation emergencies – Civil Air Patrol
  • Fire-fighting
  • Insect control – mosquito and bark beetle
  • US Forest Service
  • Department of Wildlife
  • Fish and Game
  • CDOT
  • ECO Flight – non-profit environmental operations
  • Communication Companies – Century Link, Quest, FAA
  • Aircraft Repair and Maintenance – fixed-wing and rotor
  • Tourism
  • Skydiving
  • Flight Training
  • Scenic Flights
  • Air Charters
  • Open Space