Colorado Springs Airport (COS)

Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is a city-owned public civil-military airport located approximately six miles southeast of downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado. Peterson Air Force Base, situated on the north side of runway 13/31, is a tenant of the airport.

This guide will help provide the information required to help you make the best choice from the options available to you, such as parking rates—both long and short term—and hotels that offer parking and shuttles and possible places to grab a meal.

Parking Rates and Options

Travelers can expect to pay up to $9 a day for short-term parking at Colorado Springs Airport.

Long Term 1 Parking

Up to 1 hour $1.00
1 hour – 2 hours $2.00
2 hours – 3 hours $3.00
3 hours – 4 hours $4.00
4 hours – 5 hours $5.00
5 hours – 6 hours $6.00
Daily Maximum $7.00
Minimum lost ticket fee $9.00

Short Term Parking

Up to 30 minutes $1.00
30 minutes – 1 hour $2.00
1 hour – 1 ½ hours $3.00
1 ½ hours – 2 hours $4.00
2 hours – 2 ½ hours $5.00
2 ½ hours – 3 hours $6.00
3 hours – 3 ½ hours $7.00
3 ½ hours – 4 hours $8.00
Daily Maximum $9.00
Minimum lost ticket fee $9.00

Regular Valet – rates apply to 24-hour parking or longer

Up to 1 hour $2.00
1 hour – 2 hours $6.00
2 hours – 3 hours $10.00
Daily Maximum $14.00

Covered Valet - rates apply to 24-hour parking or longer

Up to 1 hour $4.00
1 hour – 2 hours $9.00
2 hours – 3 hours $14.00
Daily Maximum $19.00

Parking Tips

Electric Vehicle charging available in covered Valet.  First come, first serve.

Airport Resources

No matter how travelers look at it, parking rates at or near Colorado Springs Airport can be expensive and costly—especially if you have to park there for several days.

With this mindset, we have gathered a few ideas and resources to help you find some of the best rates and discounts, and coupons in an attempt to make your parking more affordable.

Official Airport Parking Page

This page offers information on various options that are both convenient and economical.  The site provides rates, live availability, and up-to-date news.  There is also information on links to the flights, passengers, and airport itself.

Prices at On Air Parking, however, are the best rates you’ll get at TYS. We offer off-airport parking for a mere $3.00 a day! Once you book with us, the address of your parking lot will be emailed with you and away you go! Our lots offer free shuttle services to and from the airport, and you may cancel at any time for any reason. On Air Parking is, hands down, your low-price leader for airport parking.

Hotel Parking with Airport Shuttle Service

Many travelers are learning the park, stay, and fly luxury that many hotels offer these days.  They can stay at the hotel the night before and take the complimentary shuttle to the airport, all while never moving their vehicle. There are several hotels within 1.3 to 1.8 miles of Colorado Springs Airport that offer park, stay and fly packages, and complimentary shuttle service to and from the terminals.

Radisson Hotel

Distance from COS: 1.3 miles

1645 Newport Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Phone: 719.597.7000

TownePlace Suites by Marriott

Distance from COS: 1.5 miles

1530 Newport Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Phone: 719.638.0800

SpringHill Suites by Marriott

Distance from COS: 1.5 miles

1570 Newport Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Phone: 719.637.0800

Hampton Inn

Distance from COS: 1.6 miles

2077 Aerotech Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Phone: 719.591.1100

Hilton Garden Inn

Distance from COS: 1.6 miles               

2035 Aerotech Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Phone: 719.622.0300

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Distance from COS: 1.8 miles

1815 Aeroplaza Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Phone: 719.591.6000

Holiday Inn

Distance from COS: 1.8 miles

1855 Aeroplaza Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Phone: 719.380.8516

Local Eateries

Although there are several places to grab a bite to eat near Colorado Springs Airport, those that rated with the most stars are:

The Airplane Restaurant – American

1665 Newport Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Aviation-themed joint with basic American grub served in an old tanker plane & adjacent dining room.

Dine-in Takeout

Sandy’s Restaurant – Breakfast

6940 Space Village Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80915

Low-key, enduring American nook offering breakfast & lunch bites along with homemade cinnamon rolls.

Dine-in Curbside pickup

Sura Korean Restaurant – Korean

1683 Jet Wing Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Traditional Korean dishes, including bulgogi, kalbi & bibimbop, are offered in minimal surroundings.

Dine-in Takeout

Black Bear Diner – American

975-A N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Down-home chain serving all-day American comfort food & desserts in a woodsy setting.

Dine-in Curbside pickup No-contact delivery

El Super Taco – Fast Food

2890 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Festive counter-serve eatery offering various Mexican staples, a drive-thru window & patio seating.

Dine-in Drive-through

Tong Tong – Korean

2036 S Academy Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Unassuming Korean restaurant with traditional entrees such as bulgogi & kalbi, plus lunch specials.

Dine-in Takeout

Airport Parking Coupons

Looking for cheap airport parking coupons near Colorado Springs Airport? We have found an option for you!

COUPON WEBSITE CODE SAVINGS
On Air Parking FallFestival $2.00 off