Springfield Colorado Airport
Unless you charter a plane or own your own, our airport has no flights available leaving soon. A small jet can land and take off, but incoming planes should make arrangements for someone to pick them up because there are no regular taxies to take you to Springfield which is a pretty long walk if you are carrying bags.
Courtesy tranportation is available at the Springfield Municipal Airport. Contact Blue Rose Ranch Aviation at 303-796-7739 to reserve the vehicle.
The Springfield Municipal Airport is located 3 miles north of Springfield The mailing address is P.O. BOX 4, Springfield, CO 81073 .
Jurisdiction: The Springfield Police Department has jurisdiction at the airport. (Phone: 719-523-6241, Night: 719-523-4511)
Estimated driving time to the Hospital from the airport is 5 minutes.
Approximate time to clear runway after snowfall is 1 to 2 hours. The concrete runway is 5000 ft long, 60 ft wide and was constructed in 1999. Pilot control lighting MIRL frequency 122.9
|7 Clicks||high medium intensity|
|5 Clicks||medium, medium intensity|
|3 Clicks||low medium intensity.|
|Airport Classification:||(ARC) B-1|
|No Charges to land, ramp or overnight (Tie downs available) For weather at airport call: 719-523-4516|
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The historic Town of Springfield is a Statutory Town that is the County seat and most populous town of Baca County, Colorado, United States
The population was 1,562 at the 2000 census. The town was named for Springfield, Missouri, the origin of early settlers to the town.
According to the Plainsman Herald from March 1988, the Town was settled in 1888 or 1889 by Frank Pierce Tipton (DPOB 10 Dec 1852, Gallopolis, Ohio) who had travelled to Springfield from Moulton, Iowa via Springfield, MO in 1886 or 1887 in a covered wagon. Frank Tipton secured the title to 80 acres (320,000 m2) which was the original town site.
Springfield has one school district which is RE-4. The Superintendent, and elementary principal is Mike Page, and the High School principal is Richard Hargrove. The town has one library.
Springfield is located at 37°24′24″N 102°37′2″W / 37.40667°N 102.61722°W/ 37.40667; -102.61722 (37.406629, - 102.617243.) See also map.