About Us

Airport Automotive | Auto Repair Shop in Colorado Springs

About Our Auto Repair Shop in Colorado Springs, CO

Airport Automotive | Gary Olson - Owner
Gary Olson
Owner of Airport Automotive

Gary Olson, the founder of Airport Automotive has been serving Toyota and Lexus owners of Colorado Springs since 1991. Gary and his staff have over 150 years combined automotive experience.

Airport Automotive built its reputation on providing professional quality car care to many satisfied and loyal customers. We have the reputation of being one the best independent Toyota/Lexus repair shops in Southern Colorado but did you know we also service most Asian import and domestic vehicles. We welcome you to come on by and meet Gary and his staff and find out why Airport Automotive is recognized as the number one choice for Independent Toyota and Lexus Service in Colorado Springs!


Airport Automotive | Daniel Tabar - ASE Certified Technician
Daniel Tabar
ASE Certified Technician

Daniel, AKA “Dan the Man” has been married for 32 years and has 3 adult children and 3 cats. He grew up the middle child with 6 siblings, all over the United States as a “military brat”. Dan has worked on cars since he was 16 years old and it’s the only job he’s done. He believes it was meant to be. This year he wants to climb the Pikes Peak Barr Trail and enjoys snowboarding, fishing, playing Texas Hold ‘Em and spending time with his honey.

His tip for you: Learn how to check your vehicle’s fluids to stay on top of its maintenance.


Airport Automotive | Joshua Manthey - ASE Master Technician & Diesel Specialist
Joshua Manthey
ASE Master Technician & Diesel Specialist

Josh is a busy family man. He’s married, has two daughters- age 10 and 13- a dog named Dixie and a cat named Mr. Kitty. A former machinist, he boasts he has made parts that are currently in the space station. He loves a challenge and the constantly changing auto repair opportunities that come through the door at Airport Automotive. An avid outdoors-man who enjoys 4-wheeling, camping, fishing and hunting, Josh hopes to one day hike the entire Appalachian Trail.

His tip for you: Cars are complex and take a lot of
skill to repair correctly. Be sure to use a knowledgeable mechanic.