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3 months 5 days ago

Colorado Springs Airport Bans Marijuana

The Colorado Springs Airport announced Wednesday afternoon that marijuana will be prohibited at the airport. The rule goes into effect on Friday, January 10, 2014. Airport leaders explained that TSA added marijuana to its prohibited list in December, and now the Airport has adopted a new rule banning pot...

1 year 6 months ago

Fremont County Airport celebrates 60 years

It's a celebration that flies high over at the Fremont County Airport. Hundreds gathered there today for the airport's 60th anniversary. People from many different counties enjoyed air shows, helicopter rides, and even sky diving. Enthusiasts of flying say they hope to gain the interest of a younger generation....

2 years 1 month ago

Plane rolls off taxiway

ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a jet sustained significant damage when it rolled off a taxiway at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta. Delta Air Lines spokesman Eric Torbenson tells The Associated Press mechanics were testing the engines of the Boeing 737 when they experienced a problem with the braking...

2 years 2 months ago

The snow keeps falling

The snowfall across Colorado Springs has been light but persistent, steadily falling since about 4:30 this morning. City, state and county snowplows have been out just as long clearing the snow and putting down anti-skid material on the roads. For the most part, the major roads are clear and...

2 years 2 months ago

Ron Paul in Colorado Springs

Half of the GOP field left the sunshine state to come here. Ron Paul spent time in Fort Collins and Denver earlier today before heading south to energize his supporters in Colorado Springs. During a brief stop at the Colorado Springs Airport, Paul told supporters that if he were...

2 years 3 months ago

Snow hampers flights

Low visibility and airplane deicing are working against airline schedules at the Colorado Springs Airport. The airport is reporting several delays and even a handful of cancelled flights. Assistant Aviation Director John McGinley says all four of the cancelled flights were headed to and coming from Denver. Reports out...

2 years 4 months ago

Last minute holiday air travel tips

Thanksgiving weekend is always the busiest travel time of the year. This year AAA is projecting a 4% increase in the overall number of people traveling over last year and a 2% increase in Thanksgiving airline travel. With that comes a few reminders. First, if you want to bring...

2 years 4 months ago

Florida airport security breach

MIAMI (AP) - Police in Florida say a man was taken into custody after he drove his Honda Accord through a perimeter fence surrounding Miami International Airport. Miami-Dade police say the driver was taken to a hospital shortly after the Monday night incident. He was being examined, and...

2 years 7 months ago

Suspicious cargo at Dulles not a danger

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - Police and airport officials say there was nothing harmful about suspicious boxes on a cargo pallet that prompted an hours-long evacuation of several gates at Dulles International Airport. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokesman Rob Yingling says a detection dog alerted handlers to boxes on a...

2 years 7 months ago

Dulles Airport evacuated because of suspicious item

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - Officials at Dulles International Airport have evacuated an area around a cargo container including several gates in a concourse that houses mostly international carriers after a suspicious item was found there. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokesman Rob Yingling says the item was found Saturday afternoon...

2 years 8 months ago

Handgun discharges at Denver airport

DENVER (AP) - An unchecked handgun discharged early Sunday at Denver International Airport. Denver Police say they were called to the baggage scanning area at about 6:45 a.m. after an undeclared handgun was found in a bag at check-in. The Denver Post reports that police said in a...

2 years 9 months ago

Stun gun found on airplane

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities are trying to determine how a stun gun got aboard a JetBlue plane that landed at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport. The crew was cleaning up after the 10:20 p.m. flight arrived from Boston on Friday and found the stun gun tucked into...

2 years 9 months ago

Changes for children at airport security

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government's airport security chief says his agency has made changes to pat-downs for young children and more changes are coming. Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole tells a Senate committee that airport screeners are now told to make repeated attempts to screen young children without...

2 years 10 months ago

Pilot was trained for emergency landing

A Pueblo man is safe after making an emergency landing at the airport Saturday morning. Orlando Cuevas was flying his single engine Cessna Centurion C210 when the main landing gear jammed. With only the front wheels deployed, Cuevas made an emergency landing using the bottom of the plane to...

2 years 11 months ago

Airport drill planned Thursday in Colorado Springs

The Colorado Springs Airport will conduct a mass casualty exercise on Thursday 9:00 a.m. The Federal Aviation Administration requires all airports with scheduled air carrier service to conduct a mass casualty exercise every three years. Thursday's exercise gives the Colorado Springs Airport the opportunity to bring multiple emergency response...

3 years 1 day ago

Man arrested for suspicion of rape at DIA

DENVER (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman at Denver International Airport. Twenty-six-year-old Noel Alexander Bertrand of Portland, Ore., appeared in court Wednesday on suspicion of sexual assault. Bail was set at $50,000. Bertrand didn't yet have an attorney. Investigators haven't released details....

3 years 1 month ago

Working house fire in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs fire crews are working on a house fire in the 4200 block of Crowells Mill Square. That's near Airport and Murray. Firefighters have called a second alarm--meaning they're asking for additional fire crews. The fire is said to be in the attic. We have a crew on...

3 years 1 month ago

Crash causing delays

Colorado Springs Police report an accident on northbound Academy approaching Airport. It's blocking traffic and causing major delays. You should avoid the area if you can. We have a crew heading to the scene and we'll bring you more here as we get it.

3 years 2 months ago

Pueblo Airport gets award

The American Association of Airport Executives has announced that 39 airports have earned an award for training, including Pueblo's Memorial Airport. The 2010 award winners are: • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport • Bellingham International Airport • Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport • Blue Grass Airport • Centennial Airport • Charlotte County Airport • Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport Authority • Daytona Beach International...

3 years 2 months ago

Laser incidents at Denver airport nearly double

DENVER (AP) - The number of people pointing lasers at airplanes at Denver International Airport nearly doubled in the last two years, following a troubling nationwide trend that federal officials say can jeopardize pilots' eyesight and put passengers and planes at risk. Federal Aviation Administration figures released this week...

3 years 5 months ago

Winds halt flights at O'Hare airport

CHICAGO (AP) - High winds have forced authorities to stop flights at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. A spokeswoman for the Chicago Department of Aviation says officials issued a temporary ground stop at O'Hare on Tuesday, meaning no flights are departing. Aviation Department spokeswoman Karen Pride says more...

3 years 6 months ago

Rough landing caught on video

Passengers aboard a flight that touched down at New York's JFK Airport Saturday are counting their blessings. Part of the plane's landing gear was stuck, which made for an extremely rough landing. One of the passengers recorded the bumpy touch-down. While a flight attendant yelled to stay down,...

3 years 7 months ago

Loaded handgun nabbed by DIA screeners

A father and daughter face charges for allegedly trying to get through Denver International Airport security with a loaded .22-caliber handgun. James Mueller, 44, faces a charge of illegally providing a gun to a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. His daughter, a juvenile, faces...

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