In addition to business travel and commercial travel, airports support essential services for the public such as air ambulance flights, transportation for medical personnel, fire fighting, law enforcement, flight training, Colorado Division of Wildlife operations, pipeline patrol, electric utility installation & monitoring, and search & rescue missions.
- Northern Colorado SEAT (Single Engine Attack) Base deploys throughout Colorado and our neighboring states to put out and control wildfires.
- Fire reclamation efforts – Hydromulching – Reseeding of fire damaged areas help prevent erosion which maintains high water quality for residents and wildlife.
• Aerial Fire Fighting • Medical Transportation • Other Emergency response • Utility Maintenance • Military Aviation
- Air Force, Army, and National Guard units stop by for fuel en-route to other bases and for training.
- Aircraft utilize our airport to reach reservoirs and lakes to stock with fish.
- Pipeline Patrol provides cost effective monitoring of pipelines and energy distribution systems laid over long distances to detect threats that can affect the integrity of the system
- DOW aircraft utilize our airport to conduct wildlife counts and manage wildlife
- Medical flights with patients or critical organs on board or check-carrying cargo operations.
- Patients are transferred to area local hospitals for their treatment needs.
- People from as far as Western Kansas, Nebraska, and parts of Eastern & Western Colorado utilize the air ambulance system supported by Medical Center of the Rockies, Poudre Health Systems, and other specialty treatment centers in the area.
· Pilots in training go on to fill the needs for:
· commercial air
· business aviation
· public services (fire, police, pipeline, etc…)
· medical (medivac, flight for life, organ transport, etc…)
CDW, PIPELINE PATROL, AND OTHER ESSENTIAL STATE SERVICES