VAIL June 5-7, 2024

Hosted by


Please contact Josh Miller at Eagle County Airport by May 21st:


The Hythe Vail

715 W Lionshead Cr, Vail, CO (877) 622-3140

Special CAOA Spring Conf. rate and fee adjustment, $240/night + resort fee $15 (reduced from $50) + Taxes. We recommend you book your room early as there is a lot happening in Vail at the same time as our Conference. Reference CAOA or the Colorado Airport Operators Association directly when calling in.



Subject to change.

June 5th

Golf Tournament

Red Sky Golf Club

Shotgun Start

Cart provided, Boxed Lunch provided, Transportation by individual. $205.00 per person (tickets below), watch for updates on golf after the first of the year. 

Other Family Activities

Separate signup and payments direct to the activity company. Watch for updates and direct links to the activities. We will provide links and contact info.

Vail Fly Fishing Guides, float trips
Colorado Angling Company, (970) 368-5959

Go Pro/Mountain Games

9:00am to 5:00pm
At the Hotel Conference site
Conference set up, Registration Desk open, Exhibitor set up,

5:00pm to 6pm
Opening Welcome Reception, light snacks, Bar, Dinner on your own

June 6th

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast/Registration Open

8:00 am – 8:30 am Conference Opening Remarks

8:30 am – 9:20 am Workforce Challenges

9:20 am – 10:15 am Title VI

10:15 am – 10:30 am Break

10:30 am – 11:30 am Digital Tower Project & AOPA Update (Split Session)

11:30am – 12:15 pm Sustainability Projects

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch/CDOT Awards

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Colorado Aeronautics Board Meeting

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Break

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Airline Update

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm CDOT Aeronautics Division Update

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Pre-Dinner Reception

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner

June 7th

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:45 am CAOA Board Meeting

8:45 am – 9:15 am CAOA Membership Meeting

9:15 am – 10:15 am FAA ADO Update

10:15 am – 10:30 am Break

10:30 am – 11:15 am Security Update

11:15 am – Noon Legal Issues Update

Noon Closing Remarks

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm EGE Airport Tour and Reception


Airport Tour of EGE


Signup at conference registration table


  • 1200 Aero
  • ADS Pipe
  • Airport Lighting Company
  • Airport Monitoring
  • American Automation
  • Ameriseal/Grip-Flex
  • AvFuel
  • Avlite
  • Bolton & Menk
  • Cryotech
  • Dibble
  • Eagle/Myslik Inc
  • Ninyo & Moore
  • NV5 Geospatial
  • Oshkosh AeroTech
  • Para-Port
  • Polar Aircraft Deicer
  • Runway Stats
  • Signature Aviation
  • Skidabrader
  • Taffy Pippin Consulting Inc
  • Transwest Truck
  • Vance Borthers

Exhibit & Sponsor

CAOA brings together the largest network of airport and aviation industry professionals. Our past 3 conferences have held consecutive record attendance. This is a great way to reach your audience.

Conference Registration not included with the purchase of an exhibit table, please purchase a separate ticket for each attendee.

Additional Activities

Vail is home to many world class outdoor adventures. CAOA and Eagle County Regional Airport have partnered with a few to give our Spring Conference attendees discounts during the conference.