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),
and others.

The airfield has an automated weather station which reports current conditions
every 5 minutes. You can find the current observations here.

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.

Christman Airfield Safety Training

Christman Airfield Safety Training Test



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.

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