Airport redevelopment ideas from outside the lines [Aspen Daily News, 13/10/19]

Around 125 people, a diverse lot primarily made up of upper-valley residents and business types, are participating in the ASE Vision process that began early this year.

They serve on five separate committees and have the difficult task of coming up with a consensus on how the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport — ASE is the three-letter industry code for the local air-transportation facility — should be redeveloped through projects that if fully realized, could end up costing up to $500 million, according to some estimates.

But outside of these volunteers and their mission of shaping the future of the airport’s antiquated terminal, air-side infrastructure (including a runway relocation and widening), ground-transportation systems and ­other ­aspects of the airport re-visioning, there are a growing number of people who would like a say in these matters.

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