Front Range Airport

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Front Range Airport
The Front Range Airport is located east of the Denver metropolitan area on the High Plains of Colorado. The mountain panorama visible from Front Range Airport is 120 miles long and includes nearly 200 named peaks.

The tallest general aviation air traffic control tower in the United States was constructed and is located on the Front Range Airport.

Buffalo Run Golf Course
Designed by top architect Keith Foster, this 18 hole, link-style public course is Located just 23 miles northwest of the Airport.

CDOT-Division of Aeronautics
The Front Range Airport is home to the Colorado Department of Transportation-Division of Aeronautics www.colorado-aeronautics.org. The Division's offices are a short walk from the main ramp and just 12 minutes away from the FAA Denver Airports District Office.

Denver Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
The Bass Pro Shops is located 20 miles west of Front Range Airport, the Denver sporting goods store is regarded as part museum, part art gallery, part education, conservation and entertainment center. GPS Coordinates: 39.7807N, 104.8959W (WGS84/NAD83).

Denver International Airport
Denver International Airport (DIA) is only 6 miles NW of the Front Range Airport and the "tents" or "snow capped" terminal is prominently visible from the Front Range Terminal. Connections take just 20 minutes on 56th Avenue.

Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority
Colorado's $4.3 billion "square mile of life sciences" has become the launch pad, hub and focus for the biotechnology industry in the Rocky Mountain Region. The Colorado Bioscience Park Aurora is the first university affiliated "biopark" to be developed west of the Mississippi. It is adjacent to the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Hospital Complex, The Children's Hospital, and the Fitzsimons Commons town center. Together, these developments form a stimulating and interactive scientific entrepreneurial community and is an easy 30-minute drive from the Front Range Airport.

Green Valley Ranch Golf Club
An exceptional public golf course, designed by Perry Dye, this course is the perfect blend of harmony with the natural wetlands, creeks and towering cottonwoods that populate this small valley just south of Denver International Airport and within easy access from the Front Range Airport.

High Plains Raceway
HIGH PLAINS RACEWAY is the newest road racing motorsports facility in the Rocky Mountain area. The project has been developed by the Colorado Amateur Motorsports Associates, LLC (CAMA). The HPR property is located approximately 60 miles east of Denver's I-25 and I-70 interchange. Visit the Track Details page for exact location and directions.

Horizon Uptown
Horizon Uptown, being developed by Lend Lease Communities will be a mixed use development occupying 500 acres at the southwest corner of Interstate 70 and E-470. It will include an estimated 4 million square feet of office and flex space, and 1.3 million square feet of retail space. Office and flex parcels will range two to 80 acres, according to Lend Lease. Their brokers Cushman & Wakefield will initially target aerospace, defense, health care, education and professional-services businesses for the space. Nearly 4,000 housing units are planned. The project is scheduled to break ground in the spring of 2008, and be completed in 2020. Lend Lease expects Horizon Uptown to employ 11,000 people when it's completed, and is just a 12-minute drive from the Front Range Airport.

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
Located just 19 miles west of Front Range Airport, the refuge is the largest contiguous open space in the Denver metropolitan area. The site is currently undergoing a major environmental restoration program and will become one of the largest urban national wildlife refuges in the United States.

Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum
There are numerous museums in the greater metro area, but a "must see" is the .

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Front Range Airport • 5200 Front Range Parkway • Watkins, Colorado 80137
1.800.654.9136 • FBO: 303.261.9100 • Administration/Operations: 303.261.9103
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