Colorado Springs Airport
Passengers and workers have been cleared from part of the Colorado Springs airport as authorities inspect a suspicious bag.
About a million people are expected to pass through the airport this holiday week, with about 152,000 of them traveling on Tuesday. That’s nearly 10,000 more people than on a normal day.
Among the many oddities that have arisen from marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado is this: It can be easier to get through airport security with a bag of weed than a bottle of water.
The Colorado Springs Airport has installed “amnesty boxes” so people can drop of pot they may have brought with them.
Marijuana will be banned in the Colorado Springs Airport passenger terminal and other areas starting Friday.
No injuries are reported after a private cargo plane ran off the runway at Colorado Springs Airport.
A report of smoke in the cockpit forced a Southwest Airlines flight from Phoenix to make an emergency landing at the Colorado Springs Airport but no one was injured.
A young couple killed in a small plane crash just days before Christmas was remembered on Saturday.
The military says one of two people killed in the crash of a small civilian plane in Colorado was an Air Force member stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.
Authorities say a small plane has crashed at the north end of the Colorado Springs Airport, killing two people.