Colorado Air and Space Port (CASP)
Colorado Air and Space Port is located east of the Denver metropolitan area on the high plains of Colorado. The mountain panorama visible from CASP is 120 miles long and includes nearly 200 named peaks.
The tallest general aviation air traffic control tower in the United States is at CASP.
Designed by top architect Keith Foster, this 18 hole, link-style public course is located just 23 miles northwest of the airport. Website
CASP is home to the Colorado Department of Transportation-Division of Aeronautics. The division's offices are a short walk from the main ramp and just 12 minutes away from the FAA Denver Airports District Office. Website
The Bass Pro Shops is located 20 miles west of CASP, the Denver sporting goods store is regarded as part museum, part art gallery, part education, conservation and entertainment center. GPS Coordinates: 39.7807 N, 104.8959 W (WGS84/NAD83). Website
Denver International Airport (DIA) is only 6 miles NW of CASP and the "tents" or "snow capped" terminal is prominently visible from the CASP terminal. Connections take just 20 minutes on 56th Avenue. Website
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 CASP. Website
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 CASP. Website
Hig 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. Website
Located just 19 miles west of Colorado Air and Space Port, 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. Website
There are numerous museums in the greater metro area, but a "must see" is the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum.