Lowry Air Force Base

Base Background

Location 7711, East Academy Boulevard, Denver, Colorado, 80230, United States
Years of Operation 1926-1994

Lowry Air Force Base was established in 1926 as Lowry Field. The site was originally used for Colorado National Guard flight training. The military selected this location as the official Lowry AFB site in 1935, where it became an air field and training base. Throughout the 20th century, the base served primarily as a technical training center. This base was a major employer and economic staple in the area until its closure in 1994.

Known Toxins

The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*

Toxin Potential Effects
Strong Good Limited
PFAS (Firefighting Foam) Potential Effects - - Testicular cancer, Renal (kidney) cancer, Prostate cancer

If you were stationed or worked at Lowry Air Force base, and later experienced adverse health effects, you may be eligible for compensation.

*Effects are according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry unless otherwise noted.