About Aspen Airport

Aspen Airport
Our Mission

Delivering you to an extraordinary experience in an extraordinary place, focused on a healthy and safe environment.

Airport Vision

Aspen/Pitkin County Airport Advisory Board

For questions or comments: airportadvisoryboard@aspenairport.com

Monthly Board Meetings: Documents & Presentations Library

Airport Advisory Board Meeting Resources

Meeting NameDateAgendaMinutesRecording
January 202301/19/23AgendaRecording
AAB Retreat January 202301/06/23AgendaMinutesRecording
December 202212/15/22AgendaMinutesRecording
November 202211/17/22AgendaMinutesRecording
October 202210/20/22 AgendaMinutesRecording
September 202209/15/22 Agenda MinutesRecording
AAB Retreat August 202208/26/22 AgendaMinutesRecording
August 2022 08/18/22AgendaMinutesRecording
July 2022 07/21/22 AgendaMinutesRecording
June 2022 06/16/22Agenda
May 2022 05/19/22AgendaMinutes
April 2022 04/21/22Agenda
March 2022 03/17/22AgendaMinutesRecording
February 202202/17/22Agenda
January 2022 01/20/22AgendaMinutesRecording

Board Members

Airport Advisory Board Members

Voting Members:

Jacque Francis (Chair)
Meg Haynes (Vice Chair)
Bruce Gordon
Auden Schendler
Rick Heede
Valerie Braun
Howie Mallory


Mike Solondz

Barry Vaughan

EX Officio:

Clint Kinney
Sara Ott
Catherine Christoff

Airport Advisor Board Sub-Committees

ASE FlightOps Safety Task Force

January 26, 2022 Agenda

December 19, 2022 Agenda

December 19, 2022 Recording

Operating Pillars

Our Community Values


Safety is, above all, our core value.

We aim to provide safe spaces at our facility and in all that we do.

Warm and Welcoming

We have a deep connection to this destination and you will find many characters that make this place special. We welcome you to our mountain town airport. Make yourself comfortable here.

Environmental Responsibility

Our planning team is committed to a reduction in noise and air pollution with the long term goal of a cleaner and quieter Airport.

We strive for implementing energy efficiency programs and lowering our carbon footprint.

We have respect for our natural wildlife habitat, open spaces, and natural surroundings.


Operational Efficiency

We are a reliable gateway for residents and visitors, efficient in service, time, and operations.

ASE is recognized as a Balchen Post award-winning snow removal team, this award serves as a benchmark for the gold standard of airport winter operations.

A Bright Future

Airport Planning