After rallying to save the turf runway at KMIC, pilots celebrate with a STOL competition.
About 1,500 people attended the free event.
The company is based at KGSP.
It was important to retain as much of the existing historic tetrahedron as possible.
S27's annual open house was much more than a fly-in.
This is the first Airport of the Year award for Colorado.
The economic impact increased $81+ million in just six years.
More than 1,200 students, parents, and teachers visited the annual career day and open house.
Work is expected to last about 30 days.
"As kids we put our arms out and ran around the backyard pretending to be an airplane. This race lets you take that feeling one step farther."