Airport Badging

The Aspen/Pitkin County Airport Credentialing Program issues and manages airport security credentials of ASE staff, airline employees, concessionaires, vendors, stakeholders, and general aviation tenants that require access to airport properties.

Badging Office Location, Hours and Contact Information

Airport Operations Center

1001 Owl Creek Road

Aspen CO 81611


Monday – Friday 9am - 12pm, 12:30pm - 4:30pm 


Information and Appointments:


Aurthorized Signatory Access:

Authorized Signatory Portal


Badging FAQs

Frequently asked questions regarding badging:

What documents are required to start the badging process?

A request from your employer's Authorized Signatory along with the badging application.  Two forms of ID's per federal I9 document.  Examples: your Drivers License AND one of the following: Social Security Card, an original or certified copy of your Birth Certificate, or a Valid Passport.  If you were born out of the United States, you will need to provide other documentation.


How long will the badging process take?

1st appointment for Application: expect up to an hour.

2nd appointment for Training: 45 minutes to 3 hours depending on type of badge and position.


What kind of testing do we have to take?  Can we study for the tests?

Tests assigned to you are dependant upon airport areas in which you need access.  You cannot study for the tests. You will see sections of video and then answer questions pertaining to each section.


For how long are badges valid?

Badges are valid for up to two years, depending on the type of badge you are receiving and the date in which you are applying for your badge.


What kind of clearance does my badge provide?

Your badge will give you clearance to the locations required to perform your job duties. If you are a GA tenant, you will have access to Atlantic Aviation ONLY.