• Location

    Latitude: 
    38-40-46.9600N (38.679711)
    Longitude: 
    104-45-39.4400W (-104.760956)
    Elevation: 
    5874.3 feet MSL (1790 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    8 E (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -7.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -6.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    3 N.M. S of Fort Carson, Colorado
    Found On: 
    Denver Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ANM
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Private
    Type: 
    Airport
    Control tower: 
    Yes
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/ALL/ALL
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZDV (Denver)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SS-SR
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Beacon Color: 
    Split-White-Green (Lighted Military Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    6874 feet (2095 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    FCS
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    No
    Military Landing Rights: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Annual Operations (as of )

  • Communications

    Tower:  BUTTS
    125.5
    229.4
    239.3
    41.5

    241.0
    Hrs: OPR 24 HRS, FROM MON 1300Z++ THRU FRI 0500Z++; FRI, SAT, SUN 1300 - 0500Z++, CLSD NEW YEARS, THANKSGIVING AND CHRISTMAS.
    Approach:  SPRINGS
    124.0
    Departure:  SPRINGS
    124.0
    ATIS:  108.8
    Hrs: 0700-2300
    AWOS-3:  125.0 (719-637-9696)
    FLT FLW:  38.35(AVBL 24 HRS) EXC THANKSGIVING AND XMAS
    EMERG:  121.5
    PMSV METRO:  44.1
    FLT FLW:  138.15(AVBL 24 HRS) EXC THANKSGIVING AND XMA
    PTD/OPS:  138.75
    EMERG:  243.0

    • WX TECHNICIAN (DSN 691-3620, C 719-526-3620), AVBL 1200-1200++ MON- THUR, 1200-0400++ FRI-SUN EXC HOL. WX BRIEF FOR AIRCREW BYD NML DUTY HR AVBL 24HR VIA 25 OWS CAUTION-HTTPS://25OWS.DM.AF.MIL, DSN 228-6598/6599,
       
  • Contacts

    Manager: 
    Army owned: 



    719-526-2017
    US ARMY AERONAUTICAL SVCS AGENCY

    FT BELVOIR, VA 22060
    520-228-6598/99
  • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 303

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  • Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Denver(DEN)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
       
  • Instrument Procedures / Charts

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  • Maps

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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near FCS

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
  • Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    8.1 City Of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
    (COS KCOS COS)
    20 12 100LL, Jet A
    18.3 Meadow Lake Airport
    (KFLY FLY)
    29 21 100LL
    20.1 Colorado Springs East Airport
    (CO49)
    54 46 100LL
    22.1 Fremont County Airport
    (CNE 1V6)
    227 219 100LL, Jet A
    26.4 Pueblo Memorial Airport
    (PUB KPUB PUB)
    152 144 100LL, Jet A
    31.1 Calhan Airport
    (5V4)
    44 36 100LL
    53.6 Centennial Airport
    (APA KAPA APA)
    355 347 100LL, Jet A
    59.0 Spanish Peaks Airfield Airport
    (4V1)
    181 173 100LL, Jet A
    61.0 Harriet Alexander Field Airport
    (SLT KANK ANK)
    262 253 100LL, Jet A+
    62.3 Limon Municipal Airport
    (LIC KLIC LIC)
    54 47 100LL
    63.9 Melon Field Airport
    (1CO5)
    128 121 100LL
    64.1 Central Colorado Regional Airport
    (KAEJ AEJ)
    277 268 100LL, Jet A
    67.1 Front Range Airport
    (KFTG FTG)
    8 0 100LL, Jet A
    69.9 La Junta Municipal Airport
    (KLHX LHX)
    122 115 100LL, Jet A
    70.3 Cuchara Valley At La Veta Airport
    (07V)
    189 181 100LL, Jet A
    71.0 Denver International Airport
    (DEN KDEN DEN)
    3 355 100, 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
    75.6 Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
    (BJC KBJC BJC)
    347 339 100LL, Jet A
    79.5 Lake County Airport
    (LXV KLXV LXV)
    294 285 100LL, Jet A
    80.9 Erie Municipal Airport
    (KEIK EIK)
    350 342 100LL, Jet A
    81.0 Leach Airport
    (1V8)
    228 220 100LL
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL FCS NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of FCS

    NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

    Locations (ICAO):
    Buffer (Both Sides):
    NM
    Include:
  • Ratings & Reviews

    Butts AAF (Fort Carson) Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Butts AAF (Fort Carson) Airport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Architecture
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

  • Remarks

    A110-1 RY 12/30 HAS +12 FT SPRINKLERS ALONG BOTH SIDES OF RY 54 FT FROM CNTRLN FULL LENGTH OF RY.
    A42-12 DSPLCD THLD MARKINGS MISSING.
    A51-12 RY 12 HAS 135 FT NIGHTTIME DSPLCD THLD.
    A57-12 RY 12 APCH SLOPE 20:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
    A57-30 RY 30 APCH SLOPE 21:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
    A58-12 RY 12 HAS -5 FT DITCH 120 FT FROM PAVEMENT END, +2 FT BERM 126 FT FROM PAVEMENT END.
    A58-30 RY 30 HAS +60 FT POWER LINE & +4 FT SNOW FENCE AT PAVEMENT END.
    A81-APT ACTVT LIRL RY 12/30 - CTAF.
    E111 OBSTN REMOVAL OR THR DSPLCMT.

  • Runways

    FCS Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 12/30 is 7000 ft (2134 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    FCS Airport Runway Details

    Runway 12/30  7000 ft x 50 ft (2134 m x 15 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Low Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  12.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 12

    Runway 30

    Elevation: 
    7598 7598
    Latitude: 
    37-47-30.4400N 37-46-40.8900N
    Longitude: 
    106-03-19.3300W 106-02-18.4300W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    0 0
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonstandard (other than numbers only) Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    BLDG PLINE
    Object Height: 
    20 60
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Marked
    Distance from End: 
    201 200
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    45 ft. left of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    204 1314
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Runway 12/30  7000 ft x 50 ft (2134 m x 15 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt/G -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 12

    Runway 30

    Elevation: 
    7598 7597
    Latitude: 
    37.7918 37.778
    Longitude: 
    -106.055 -106.038
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    125 315
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    7598 7597
    Displaced Threshold: 
    204 1314
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

  • Services

    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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