Business View Magazine | November 2020

211 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 2020 LEADVILLE-LAKE COUNTY AIRPORT W elcome to Leadville-Lake County Airport (aka Leadville Regional Airport) – North America’s highest public use airport that soars to impressive heights at an altitude of 9,934 feet! Located two miles southwest of the charming City of Leadville, the airport plays a significant role for the local communities of Lake and Summit Counties, linking them to the National Air Transportation System. Due to its elevation, Leadville Regional Airport has become recognized the world over for high altitude testing and training for the military and aerospace companies. With an average of 310 days of sunshine a year, historic silver mining boomtowns, the state’s highest peaks, and abundant public lands, Lake County, Colorado, features countless opportunities for year-round, high-country fun. Leadville’s own history as a frontier mountain town is filled with dramatic stories of real people who made and lost fortunes in the silver rush. Today, seven museums, a mine tour, a walking tour, and a driving tour let you experience life during those boom times. Walk Victorian downtown Leadville and the historic village of Twin Lakes. Find World War REACHING HIGHER