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915 County Road 23
Leadville, CO, 80461
United States

(719) 486-0307

Leadville-Lake County Airport's website.


About LXV

Airport Information

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First time flying to Leadville? Don’t forget to request your Leadville Certificate!

The Leadville Airport is North America’s highest public use airport at an altitude of 9,934 feet. Located in central Colorado, 2 miles southwest of the city of Leadville, the airport provides a unique role to the area and communities of Lake and Summit Counties, linking them to the National Air Transportation System. Due to the high elevation of the airport, it has become recognized for high altitude testing and training for the military and aerospace companies worldwide.

Airport Closure

The Leadville Airport will be closing 15 June, 2019 to all fixed-wing traffic for runway/taxiway/lighting/drainage/signage rehabilitation. Helicopter operations will remain available to the heli-pad and taxiway C apron. The airport is expected to be closed until mid- to late October.  We will provide regular updates as they develop.  Sorry for the inconvenience but we are dedicated to providing you the best services possible through this upgrade.

Airport Services

Our Fixed Base Operations is open seven days a week. The newly built, modern facility is one of the nicest airport offices in the region. Stop in to enjoy a cup of coffee on us! 


Fuel services will remain available for fixed-wing traffic with Jet A available until 15 June, 2019.  100LL will cease being sold to general aviation on June 01, 2019.  Jet A will remain available to helicopter traffic indefinitely.  Thank you for your patience.

Full Service                          Self-Service

Jet A      $5.50                          Jet A     $5.15



Hangar and Ramp space

We offer heated hangar space for rent at our airport. Our new 100x110 hangar can accommodate most any aircraft storage need. The modern, easily accessible space makes parking you plane in Leadville easy and the cold temperatures of winter a non-issue. If you prefer to park on our ramp our tie down fees for small aircraft are some of the most economically efficient in the area. 

Other services we can offer visiting pilots include:
•    Catering
•    Aircraft Tug
•    Ground Power Unit (GPU)
For information on pricing for any of our services please contact us or check our rates and charges sheet.

Base Your Aircraft at Leadville

Located in the heart of Colorado, storing your aircraft in our new heated hangar is secure and convenient. You’ll find our facilities modern and very competitively priced.

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Leasing Opportunities

Interested in your own hangar space at Leadville? We’d love to have you as a tenant. Avoid the high cost and hassle of other area airports. Leadville offers the perfect mountain location to base your aircraft. Whether you're looking to build space for private or business reasons we’re here to help you in any way we can. For more information you may review our leasing policy. Otherwise, please feel free to contact us.

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