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Transit Options


Don’t spend your gas driving yourself to work! Save that gas for a night out, or a weekend trip, by taking transit.

The Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport is located near the U.S. 36 and Broomfield Park-n-Ride, connecting to a dozen different routes. Additionally, RMMA is now served directly by RTD Local 228, providing an easy 5-minute connection to the park-n-ride. You can also pre-schedule a trip directly from your office to the park-n-ride using the Interlocken/Westmoor Call-n-Ride.

No matter where you live, there is an RTD Route for you!

U.S. 36 & Broomfield Park-n-Ride is located at Wadsworth Blvd. and Transit Way near the 1st BANK Center in the Arista Development and serves the following routes.

76 (between Lafayette and Littleton via Wadsworth Blvd.)
112 (West 112th Avenue between Broomfield and Westminster)
120 (120th Avenue Crosstown between Broomfield and Brighton)
128 (between Broomfield and Westminster, including Wagon Road Park-n-Ride)
228 (between Broomfield and Louisville, provides direct service to Interlocken Office Park)
AB (SkyRide bus between Boulder Transit Center and points in between Denver International Airport)
BV (between Boulder Transit Center and RTD Market Street Station in Downtown Denver)
DD (between Boulder Transit Center and Colorado Boulevard)
DM (between Boulder Transit Center and University of Colorado Anschutz-Fitzsimons Campus)
L (between Longmont and RTD Market Street Station)
S (between East Boulder and RTD Market Street Station)
T (between RTD Table Mesa Park-n-Ride in Boulder and Denver Tech Center/Greenwood Plaza)
Broomfield Call-n-Ride 303-434-8989
Interlocken/Westmoor Call-n-Ride 303-434-8990

You can plan your door-to-door transit trip using RTD’s Trip Planner service. Visit www.rtd-denver.com; call the RTD Telephone Information Center at 303-299-6000.

Send your success stories, questions, and comments to Catherine at catherine@36commutingsolutions.org.

 
 

The B-17 Liberty Belle is coming to Metro Airport


Come visit the B-17 “Liberty Belle” and the newly restored Curtiss P-40E “Warhawk” this Saturday, May 14th and Sunday, May 15th. These war birds will be stationed at Denver Air Center, located at 11705 Airport Way, in Broomfield (call 303-466-2336 for directions). Flights on the B-17 are $430.00 and can be scheduled by calling 918-340-0243. The Liberty Belle usually flies between 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. each day with ground tours after the flights. For more information visit the Liberty Foundation website at www.libertyfoundation.org.

The B-17 was built by the Boeing Aircraft Company beginning in 1934. The first flight of the aircraft took place on July 28th, 1935. It became known as the “Flying Fortress” due to it extensive defensive firepower. The B-17 is the most famous bomber of World War II. Today, fewer than 100 B-17 airframes exist and less than 15 of Boeings famous bombers can still take to the sky.

The P-40 is one of the most recognized fighters of World War II. It was the primary aircraft used by the American Volunteer Group the “Flying Tigers”. The Liberty Foundation’s P-40 has been modified to allow individuals the unique opportunity of riding in this classic aircraft. Get a sense of what it was like for the “Flying Tigers”. Twenty minute rides are available for $950. Longer flights are available upon request.

 
 

Noise Update


In an effort to better serve the surrounding communities with noise issues, the Airport has updated the noise hotline system to receive all complaints (both audio and text) via e-mail. This new method for receiving complaints will provide a more effective and efficient way to share the information received from concerned neighbors.

As complaints are received they will be recorded into the noise complaint log, if applicable it will then be forwarded to the most appropriate organizations on the Airport. For example, a training helicopter complaint will be forwarded to the helicopter flight clubs. The Airport will continue to post the noise concerns quarterly on the webpage in a statistical format.

The Airport appreciates all efforts made to help with noise mitigation on and around the surrounding communities. Please contact Chris Nicholas (303) 271-4870 with any questions concerns or comments regarding this program.

 
 

Notice for RNAV Scoping Meetings


Federal Aviation Administration RNAV and RNP Procedures at Denver International Airport, Centennial Airport and Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport Public Scoping Meetings for Initiation of Environmental Assessment

As part of its effort to achieve national Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) goals, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is developing new flight routes and procedures in the Denver Metro Area. NextGen, the FAA’s plan to modernize the National Airspace System (NAS) through 2025, will use satellite-based navigation to allow aircraft to fly more direct routes and navigate around inclement weather with the intent to increase airspace capacity and reduce delays. Specifically, the FAA proposes to implement new Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) flight routes and procedures in the airspace surrounding Denver International Airport and two satellite airports, Centennial Airport and Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport. The FAA is working with airport sponsors, airlines, Federal and state park agencies and other stakeholders on routes and procedures that will improve the safety, efficiency, and capacity of the airspace in the Denver area. The FAA is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) to assess the potential impacts of this action in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Public scoping meetings are being held to initiate the EA process. Although public scoping meetings are not a requirement when conducting an EA (40 CFR 1501.7), the FAA considers an open public process to be an important component of this project. Three public scoping meetings will be held from 5 until 8 PM at the following locations:

    • March 8, 2011: Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows (10345 Park Meadows Drive, Littleton, CO)

    • March 9, 2011: Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, Mt. Evans Conference Room (11755 Airport Way Broomfield, CO)

    • March 10, 2011: Crowne Plaza Denver International Airport (15500 E. 40th Avenue, Denver, CO)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR SPECIAL NEEDS CONTACT: Bob Twedt; telephone number (303) 342-1571; fax number (303) 342-1550; email: robert.twedt@faa.gov.

 
 

Santa is flying into Metro Airport


Friday, December 3rd at 6 pm

Santa will be arriving by helicopter to the Rocky Mountain Metro Airport Terminal Building, located at 11755 Airport Way, Broomfield, CO 80021.

~ Tell St. Nick your Wish List
~ Snacks and Hot Beverages will be Provided
~ Enjoy Holiday Movies and Music while you Wait
~ Admittance and Parking are FREE
~ Expect a Line to see Santa

Helicopter provided by Rotors of the Rockies!

For more information call 303-271-4850

 
 

Rocky Mountain Metro Airport Runway Safety Action Meeting


COME ONE COME ALL!

TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN METRO AIRPORT
RUNWAY SAFETY ACTION TEAM MEETING

Rocky Mountain Metro Airport Teminal Building
Mt. Evans Room
Friday, November 5, 2010
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Existing/potential runway safety problems and issues will be discussed. Your input as to concerns or solutions is welcomed and encouraged!

Runway Closures


~On Saturday, October 16th, Runway 11R/29L will be closed from 12:00 am until 4:00 am in order to complete mowing operations.

~On Sunday, October 17th, there will be a 10 min PPR (prior permission request to common traffic advisory frequency 118.6) on Runway 11L/29R from 12:00 am until 4:00 am in order to complete mowing operations.

Please use caution for personnel and equipment operating during these times. The above closures are weather pending and subject to change. As always, check NOTAM’s for any current information. Please contact Jeff Dewey with any questions at 303-271-4865.

 
 

Revised Drafts of Rules and Regulation and Minimum Standards


The Airport has recently reviewed and updated both the Rules and Regulations and the Minimum Standards. Prior to the adoption of any changes, we will make the proposed drafts available for public comment through the end of November. Please feel free to access both the current Primary Guiding Documents and the proposed drafts on our Web site at www.flyrmma.com. Use the quick link at the bottom of the left hand, purple navigation bar. Comments, concerns or questions can also be submitted through the webpage using the online form.

Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) at Metro Airport


The Metropolitan State College of Denver Flight Team, as well at six other colleges, will be competing in the Regional SAFECON at Metro Airport from Monday, October 11 through Friday, October 15. This event should have minimal impact on normal operations, but expect some closures on Runway 11R/29L throughout the week. Please check NOTAM’s for current airfield information. Contact Carissa Shea at 303-271-4854 or cshea@flyrmma.com for additional information.
 
 

Plane Wash Charity Fundraiser – Saturday, September 25th @ Boulder Airport


The Boulder Airport is hosting a Charity Plane Wash event this Saturday, September 25th from 10 am to 3 pm.

~ 100% of the proceeds will benefit American Red Cross Disaster Relief, which benefits victims of the Boulder Canyon and Loveland wildfires as well as other local disasters!!!!

~ Complete Interior and Exterior Cleaning & Degreasing

~ Suggest Donations start at $150 (50% of typical cost!)

~ Planes Washed by Licensed Pilots and Aviation Professionals

~ Salvation Army will be Collecting Food & Clothing Donations

~ Big Daddy’s BBQ will be selling delicious food (proceeds to be donated).

~ The Denver Nuggets dancers will be signing autographs and taking pictures from Noon to 2 pm.

For more information or the make a reservation please visit www.CharityPlaneWash.org or call 303-452-4491.

 
 

Airfield Construction


On Tuesday, September 21st, airfield construction will be conducted, affecting operations on Runway 11L/29R and Runway 11R/29L. Short runway closures to be expected, however the airport will remain open at all times. Please check NOTAM’s for any current information and closures. This is weather pending and subject to change at any time. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact Airport Operations at 720-352-0395.
 
 

Runway Safety Area Environmental Assessment Open House


Please join us for an Open House for the
Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
Runway Safety Area Environmental Assessment

The Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA) and the consultant team of Reynolds, Smith & Hills, Inc. will present the latest information and process for completing the Runway Safety Area Environmental Assessment, as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Please join us!

Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010
5 to 7 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
Mt. Evans Conference Room - 2nd Floor
11755 Airport Way, Broomfield, CO 80021

For more information, please visit the "Environmental Assessment" page, under the "Airport Projects" tab at www.flyRMMA.com.

 
 

Prescribed Burning has been rescheduled


~On Wednesday, August 25th, starting at 10:00 am, Runway 11L/29R will be closed for prescribed burning in preparation for the Air Show. Due to weather, we were unable to complete this on Thursday, August 25th.

This is weather pending and may change at any time. As always, check NOTAM’s for any current information. Please contact Airport Operations with any questions or concerns at 720-352-0395.

 
 

Tenant Operation Advisory





Operations Summary for use during the 2010 Rocky Mountain Regional Fly-In and Colorado Sport International Air Show
Valid August 26-30, 2010

This advisory neither replaces nor supersedes the Airport Operations Plan, FAA operations guidance including the FAR’s, AIM, NOTAMS, or Advisory Circulars, etc.

Background:
As part of the agreement between Colorado Sport Aviation, Inc. (CSA) and Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA), operations during the event are to continue, as much as possible, on a normal basis for base customers, businesses, tenants and transient traffic. It is recognized that although every effort is made to keep the operations “Normal” there will be some major operational exceptions prior to, during and following the event. The goal for CSA is to promote RMMA and its’ stakeholders to the local community by hosting a Regional Fly-In and Air Show. RMMA’s goal, in return, is to accommodate CSA’s mission and allow modified operations for the same purpose. Below is a summary of these operational modifications.

General:
Transient Aircraft Operations will not be affected aside from airspace restriction in place for the air show. Transient Pilots should review all NOTAMS and TFR’s and should receive a thorough preflight or in flight briefing from Flight Service. Priority handling will be provided to inbound Emergency Aircraft and inbound or outbound Medi-vac Flights ONLY!

All based customers operating at RMMA during the period should check the NOTAM’s for the latest updates and should receive a thorough preflight briefing from Flight Service. Operations will be allowed during the time periods between air space closures.

Normal Tenant Operations during the period may be restricted and/or prohibited. This document will detail some of these restrictions however you should work with Airport Operations personnel if there is any doubt to the procedures in place.

Aircraft Ground Operations:
Beginning Thursday August 26, 2010 Runway 2/20 will be closed to landing and departing aircraft. Taxiway’s Bravo and Charlie, connectors B-2, and B-3 and Runway 2/20 North of Alpha Taxiway will become Non-Movement Areas. On Friday August 27, 2010 Taxiway Alpha will become a Non-Movement area. The FAA Ground controller will provide advisories to all inbound and outbound aircraft in their designated areas. The Pilot will be advised to monitor Ramp Tower for Parking or FAA Tower for departure.

The PILOT-IN-COMMAND has full responsibility for the safe operation of his/her aircraft in designated Non-Movement areas. Ground control is still available to help resolve conflicts and provide taxi assistance.

Ramp Tower:
CSA and FAA will staff and operate a “Ramp Tower” at the intersection of Alpha and Runway 2/20 from Friday August 27, 2010 through Sunday August 29, 2010. The ramp tower will be staffed by competent and knowledgeable individuals who volunteer their time to help move fly-in traffic in a safe and efficient manner. The ramp tower is tasked with assisting arriving and departing aircraft to and from the designated event parking areas. Inbound aircraft will be advised to monitor ramp tower for movement in their designated area. Outbound aircraft, including those based in the designated event areas will contact ramp tower for taxi instructions to depart the parking areas north of Alpha. The ramp tower is in direct communications with the FAA control tower and will hand off outbound traffic to the FAA Ground Controller once the aircraft leaves their area.

Airborne Operations:
During the event all arriving and departing VFR aircraft are required to adhere to the published special arrival and departure procedures as outlined in the NOTAM. This NOTAM can be found on the event website at www.cosportaviation.org/pilot.html VFR arrivals are expected to see and avoid all other airborne traffic in the area. IFR arrivals and Departures should utilize normal procedures.

Tenant Operations:
Tenants operating aircraft during the event should be aware of the high number of non-base aircraft that will be operating both on the ground and in the air. Provide every courtesy to these aircraft and when in doubt yield the right of way to them. This is your airport and you are an ambassador. CSA has made every attempt to provide based customers with access to the runway so they can operate during the event. Normal operations will allow outbound traffic flow on Taxiway Bravo and inbound traffic flow on Taxiway Charlie.

Tenant Access:
RMMA and many based customers have given up space to accommodate this event. Much of this space is frequently used by tenants, pilots and students for their day to day needs. During the event however, much of this area has been restricted. Access is by paid admission only. If you are a tenant with a vendor booth at the event it is imperative that you utilize the designated entry and exit points for Vendors. This point is located on the North end of the Maintenance building and is staffed by CSA volunteers. Tenants have unrestricted access to their place of business or hangar. However, you should be advised that access to those areas may be rerouted or may be restricted and managed by volunteers tasked with keeping the general public out of YOUR areas. Please be courteous and patient with these volunteers. They are only doing their job. Should any conflicts arise please contact airport operations personnel.

Personal Vehicles and Pedestrian Access:
Personal vehicles such as Golf Carts, Motor Scooters, Gators, etc. are not allowed in the event area without the express written consent of both CSA and RMMA. If access is required for your business please contact Airport Operations for information.

Tenant Pedestrian access to the event is prohibited at all areas except at one of the two main gates. These gates are located on either side of Hangar B-4 (Journeys). Pedestrian traffic is specifically prohibited between the East Hangars and the terminal building on the ramp.
Denver Air Center will be operational during this event. Violation of any of these restrictions could result in a loss of your airport access privileges.
CSA volunteers and the Jefferson County Sheriff will be on site to monitor the event perimeter. Please be aware that these volunteers do not know who you are and will advise authorities of your presence.

Hangar Events:
Hangar events are not restricted or prohibited during the event. The tenant of record will be fully responsible for the behavior and conduct of their guests and will comply with all airport rules governing the use of their hangar.

Miscellaneous:
This event is your opportunity to help support and promote RMMA and the future success and development of the airport. Please do your part to help make the 2010 Fly-In and Air Show a complete success by learning and adhering to the operational changes for the event. If you have any questions please contact Airport Operation for further information or explanation.

Special Frequencies in Use during the Event:

Arrival 127.72
Ramp Tower 120.42

Summary:

Thurs. August 26, 2010 – Sun. August 29, 2010: Taxiways B, C, B-2 & B-3 Non-Movement

Fri. August 27, 2010 – Sun. August 29, 2010: Taxiway A Non-Movement

Ramp Tower Operations: Friday August 27, 2010 – Sunday August 29, 2010

Special Arrival and Dep. Procedures: Friday August 27, 2010 – Sunday August 29, 2010

Tenant Restrictions in effect: Thursday August 26, 2010 – Sunday August 29, 2010

Closure Times:

Friday August 27, 2010: 1230 MDT – 1630 MDT with periodic arrival and departure windows. Check with Ground Control for details.

Saturday August 28, 2010: 1000 MDT – 1200 MDT, 1400 MDT – 1630 MDT, 1730 MDT – 1900 MDT Closed for Fireworks and other Special Events 2010 MDT – 2100 MDT

Sunday August 29, 2010: 1000 MDT – 1200 MDT, 1400 MDT – 1630 MDT,

Airport Operations: 720-352-0395
Event Website: www.cosportaviation.org

Sincerely,

Eric Moffitt
CSA Event Operations Director

Brett Miller
RMMA Operations Manager

 
 

RMMA Annual Golf Tournament


Heritage Golf Course at Westmoor
September 17, 2010

The Annual Rocky Mountain Metro Airport Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, September 17th at 2:00 pm. It will be held at the Heritage Golf Course, just south of the airport. The cost is $75.00 per person, which includes lunch, drinks, range balls, 18-holes of golf, and a cart. Prizes are awarded for closest to the pin, longest drive, and to the teams with the highest and lowest scorecards. Don't miss out on this event; it is always a great time. Sign up soon! Call airport administration at 303-271-4850 for more information or for sponsorship opportunities.

 
 
 
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