The Southeast Colorado Regional Airport is four miles west of Lamar on 640 acres of City owned land. The airport serves as an informational source for the public, manages flight related matters, does aircraft maintenance, sells fuel from a City owned fuel farm, and offers a comfortable pilots' lounge plus courtesy car rentals.
There are two runways, five taxiways, an apron for aircraft parking, maintenance hangars, T-hangars, abundant tie-down space, automated weather service, an unmanned fire station, a variety of navigational aids, and a fuel farm at the Southeast Colorado Regional Airport. The runway can accommodate some business jets and executive aircraft and a wide variety of other commercial and private aircraft. It has the only all­ weather instrument runway in the southeast corner of the state. The airport service area includes seven counties;  (Prowers, Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Crowley, Otero).
Lamar recently updated its air service study and business plan are working with our airport consultants to update the airport layout and master plans. Updating the plans entails inventory, forecasts, facility requirements, plan concepts, plan drawing, financial plan, capital improvement plans, passenger and cargo market and business and strategic planning. To ensure FAA compliance, the airport air space, radar coverage, approaches,  minimums  and other safety issues are being examined, modified or updated as needed.  In addition, the study is evaluating both the GPS and ILS systems to improve safety and airport design standards. The airport recently received CAA (corporate aircraft association) certification.
Activities at the Southeast Colorado Regional Airport include: Annual Planes to Plains Fly-In, parachuting and skydiving events and Women's Classic Air Race. On occasion, the military utilizes the airport for training purposes.