Colorado Springs, Colorado,
Joint use civil and military (USAF) international airport located 6 nm south east of Colorado Springs.
Semi-arid Steppe climate (Köppen climate classification BSk) - Little precipitation, hot summers and cold winters, sometimes with large changes in temperature in a 24 hour period.
Colorado Springs is also one of the most active lightning strike areas in the United States.
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