Denver DEN Airport Overview

Denver International Airport DEN - also known as 'DIA' - is the State of Colorado's primary airport, serving its 'Mile-High City' Denver and surrounding counties. It is the highest airport in the United States, covers 55 square miles, and is also one of world's  largest airports - with plenty of room to grow.  Someone described Denver Airport as 'being like an apparition of snowy white peaks floating over the empty plains' - referring to Jeppesen Terminal's roof.   In 2013 it earned its top-10 ranking among the World's best Airports, and in the same year was given the Global Award for Best Food  Beverage-Related innovation.
You can contact the Airport toll-free within Colorado at 1-800-247-2336.

Denver Airport is located in the northeastern section of the City of Denver (which is also its operator) - reached directly from Pena Blvd., and from close-by Interstate Highways 70 east/west, E-470, and 25 north/south. Travel between Denver's Business Center and DIA takes an estimated 30 minutes.

With six long runways and and over 53 million passengers per year, Denver International Airport is hub to Frontier, Great Lakes & United airlines, and is served by a host of airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe. 

A new on-Airport Westin Hotel & Conference Center is currently under construction - scheduled to open in 2015.

Denver Airport's Jeppesen Terminal (the Main Terminal) is flanked on either side by 'Terminals'  West & East - with separate Concourses A, B & C. 

Present & future Airport Developments:  A tender for 14 new concessions went out in late August 2014.
1. Up to late 2014: Terminal East roadway detours are in place, involving
detour routes for Jeppeson Terminal's Level 4 East /passenger pick-up, & level 6 East /passenger drop-off.  Upon completion elevated roadways on the south side of the terminal will be in permanent alignment.
2. Up to Nov. 2014: Ongoing expansion of Concourse C -to be completed November 2014.
3. Up to 2015/16: The new South Terminal Redevelopment Program involves three independent, yet integrated projects - all to be completed by 2015 (with rail line opening 2016), which include design and construction of:
   a. Public Transit Center with RTD East Rail Line station (connecting the Airport with Denver's Union Station in 30 mins), and improvements to existing concourse, baggage & train systems.
   b. 519-room Westin hotel & conference center (to be built on top of the Public Transit Center)
   c. Open-air public Plaza to include new concessions and commercial space - all to be connected to the Jeppesen Terminal. It also involves reconstruction of south levels 4, 5 & 6 bridges.

 


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