UAS Testing and Flight Facility
Christman Airfield is CSU’s premier UAS testing, flight, training and research
site. The airfield is overseen by the CSU Drone Center. UAS testing, flight, and
research here is open to CSU and other educational institutions as well as
industry and government partners. The airfield in not open to general
recreational sUAS flight.
Christman Airfield has a 4,000 foot runway, is designated as a private airport,
(CO55) , and is owned and operated by Colorado State University.
The CSU Drone Center has several part 107 waivers for Christman Field for the
purpose of research, training, flight, and UAS development. These waivers are
currently BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight), high altitude (up to 699 feet AGL),
All UAS/Aviation operations at the airfield must be approved by CSU Drone
Training and Testing
You must have read the PDF training and completed the associated test before you submit a reservation request. Please use the same email for both forms.
Make a Reservation with the CSU Drone Center for Christman Airfield
The CSU Drone Center requires a minimum of 48 hours of notice before any reservations at Christman Airfield.