Last updated 6/12/2019 at 3:51pm
I have done several stories over the years, including how Peterson Field got going, but to me this one was a real surprise. Did you know there once was a Manitou Airport? As I have looked into our aviation history this one popped right up as an impossible one! It was even wilder when I learned just where it was. I'll let your imagination mull that one over, before I tell you.
What started this was spotting the news in May, 1928 that a prize of $100 was given to C. B. Keller for being the first to land at the airport. He was flying a Hess Bluebird aircraft owned by C.W. Smith of Colorado Spr...