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3 months 3 weeks ago

Amnesty box at airport not getting much use

When recreational marijuana was legalized in Colorado in January, the Colorado Springs Airport installed amnesty boxes for travelers to ditch their cannabis. News5 discovered the boxes aren't getting much use. Not a lot of pot has been found in the box. Colorado Springs Police Lieutenant Catherine Buckley, thinks it's...

6 months 3 weeks ago

TSA announces new screening technology at Colorado Springs Airport

The Transportation Security Administration debuted new screening technology Thursday at the Colorado Springs Airport. What's called millimeter wave Advanced Imaging Technology will replace metal detectors to streamline the checkpoint screening process. The new machine is much like the ones used in Denver and hundreds of airports nationwide. Passengers will...

1 year 2 months ago

Colorado Springs Airport Bans Marijuana

The Colorado Springs Airport announced Wednesday afternoon that marijuana will be prohibited at the airport. The rule goes into effect on Friday, January 10, 2014. Airport leaders explained that TSA added marijuana to its prohibited list in December, and now the Airport has adopted a new rule banning pot...

3 years 1 month ago

Ron Paul in Colorado Springs

Half of the GOP field left the sunshine state to come here. Ron Paul spent time in Fort Collins and Denver earlier today before heading south to energize his supporters in Colorado Springs. During a brief stop at the Colorado Springs Airport, Paul told supporters that if he were...

3 years 7 months ago

Flight delays and cancellations due to Irene

The effects of Irene are rippling toward Colorado. More than 50 flights have been cancelled out of Denver International Airport today. We're not getting any reports tonight of delays or cancellations out of the Colorado Springs Airport, but if your layover is Denver then you'll want to check that flight....

4 years 1 month ago

Storm impacts flights at Colorado Springs Airport

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has closed because of an ice storm. That's having an impact in Colorado Springs. Already several arrivals and departures have been canceled. Every American Airlines flight is impacted. COLORADO SPRINGS AIRPORT ARRIVALS COLORADO SPRINGS AIRPORT DEPARTURES

4 years 3 months ago

Friends remember plane crash victims

Losing two friends in a plane crash Wednesday, around noon, at the Colorado Springs Airport hasn't really set in yet for some. "Kind of feeling confused, not understanding why it happened," says Virginia Hornor, a friend from a local bible study group. "I think a lot of people right...

4 years 4 months ago

Complaint filed against TSA in Colorado Springs

One woman traveling through the Colorado Springs Airport says when she was patted down at the security checkpoint, it went too far. Karen Bubb has filed a formal complaint against the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), according to Colorado Springs Airport Director Mark Earle. Bubb was traveling through the airport...

4 years 5 months ago

Magic is in the air

This weekend, there will be magic in the air as top notch pilots showcase their skills in the In Their Honor Colorado Springs Air Show. The show recognizes the contributions of our military men and women and kicks off on Saturday, October 2 nd and continues until October 3...

4 years 11 months ago

Colorado Springs losing airport executive

A Colorado Springs man has been hired as the new director of the Great Falls International Airport. The airport authority board said Monday that John Faulkner, assistant airport director in Colorado Springs, would succeed longtime director Cynthia Schultz. The Colorado Springs airport has about seven times as many boardings...

5 years 2 months ago

US Air done in Colorado Springs

Sunday night the last US Airways flight out of Colorado Springs departed for Phoenix. Reaction from those who fly came quick. "It's going to be a pain having to use the other airlines," says Andrew Washington. His kids routinely fly US Air out of Colorado Springs. "My son flies from...

5 years 4 months ago

Heavy crowds at Denver airport, but few delays

The holiday travel lines are long but moving at Denver International Airport. The airport could have its second-busiest Thanksgiving week ever with more than 960,000 fliers expected through Monday. Sunday is set to be the heaviest travel day, followed by Wednesday, when 150,000 passengers are expected to pass through. The...

5 years 4 months ago

DIA slammed, COS is fine

It's been a miserable day for flying out of Denver International Airport. If flyers were lucky enough to get to the airport, chances are their flights were delayed or canceled. Frontier Airlines canceled 19 flights because the airport has been unable to keep enough runways and taxiways open. Some...

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