Longmont, Colorado: Wings of Change

An aluminum sculpture with birds at its base, biplanes in its middle, and a Space Shuttle blasting off at its top.

Vance Brand Municipal Airport

Address:
229 Airport Rd, Longmont, CO
Directions:
Vance Brand Municipal Airport. West of town, on the west side of Airport Rd, just south of the Vance Brand Airport entrance sign.
Admission:
Free
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So this is actually a really neat statue. I figured it would be a pass-by attraction. I wound up hanging out for 45 minutes, watching the airplanes take off and people skydive down.

There is a gravel parking lot and picnic table so it's easy to get out and inspect the statue and hang out watching the planes.

[Mallory Billings, 06/16/2015]
Wings of Change

A metallic sculpture shows the progression of flight from birds to the Space Shuttle.

[LP, 06/13/2014]

The all-aluminum sculpture was created in 2009 by Douwe Blumberg. It stands at the entrance to Vance Brand Airport; Vance was born in Longmont and became a Space Shuttle commander.


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