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Mayor wants to attract more flights to Colorado Springs Airport

By Chris Loveless, Digital Content Director , c.loveless@krdo.com
Published On: Jul 16 2013 03:40:56 PM CDT

Colorado Springs Airport terminal.
KRDO.com File

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach says that he is forming a new Airport Air Service Task Force.

“This blue ribbon community leadership group, led by Bill Hybl, will assist our airport in efforts to improve air service. The goal is more affordability and destinations for air travelers. This task force will complement the airport Advisory Commission, which focuses on land use impacting the airport,” said Mayor Bach. 

 About the Airport Air Service Task Force:

William Hybl – CEO of the El Pomar Foundation

·         President Emeritus of the USOC

·         US Representative to the 56th General Assembly of the United Nations

·         Chairman of the US Commission on Public Diplomacy

Steve Bartolin – Chairman and CEO of the Broadmoor

·         President of Broadmoor since 1991

·         Chairman and CEO since 2002

·         2012 Colorado Business Magazine CEO of the Year

Scott Blackmun – CEO of the United States Olympic Committee

·         CEO since 2010

·         Former COO of Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG)

·         Serves on numerous local boards including: the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation, Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs, and the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

General Victor Renuart – Retired Air Force Four Star General

·         Fighter pilot with over 3,900 flight hours and 60 combat missions over Iraq and Bosnia

·         Retired in 2010 with over 39 years of service

·         Member of Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance Board of Directors

Pamela Shockley-Zalabak – Chancellor UCCS

·         Author of eight books and one hundred articles on organizational communication

·         2005 Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce ATHENA Women in Business Award

·         2011 Colorado Springs Business Journal Women of Influence Award

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