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Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport

Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OperatorJefferson County
LocationBroomfield, Colorado
Elevation1729 m (5673 ft)

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Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport is a public-use airport located near Broomfield, Colorado, United States. The airport is owned and operated by Jefferson County and is situated midway between Denver and Boulder on U.S. Highway 36. It is located nine miles (14 km) northwest of the central business district of Denver, and is the closest airport to downtown Denver. The airport covers 633 acre (256.2 ha) and has three runways. Formerly known as Jefferson County Airport or Jeffco Airport, the airport was renamed Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport on October 10, 2006.

This airport is home to a large general aviation population including a fair amount of corporate traffic and several flight schools. The airport's proximity to the nearby Interlocken business district contributes to its business traveler clientele. It has a control tower on 118.6 (Local) and 121.7 (Ground) that is open from 0600 to 2200 local time. ATIS/AWOS broadcasts on 126.25. There are three runways - 11/29 Left and Right and 2/20. Two fixed base operators (FBOs) offer fuel and other services. Two restaurants, Runway Grill and Blue Sky Bistro, are on the field, along with a pilot's lounge in the Denver Air FBO and a passenger terminal lobby. The Hilltop Inn, a bed & breakfast, and its companion restaurant, Wildflowers ("Authentic U.K. Fare"), is located on the property.

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