# Denver international airport
DEN Airport reaches milestone in greening effort
Denver International airport reached a sustainability milestone last month when it capped its final oil and gas well across the property. All 38 tank battery locations have been capped as part of a $12.5 million project. “The wells at DEN were the only wells located within Denver and this closure effectively ceases all oil and gas activities in our city,” Mayor Mike Johnston said in a news release. “This work aligns with our unwavering commitment to climate-aligned, sustainable policies and action to ensure Denver remains a top place to live.”
Denver tumbles down strata of world’s busiest airports to No. 7
Denver International Airport ranks as the world’s seventh busiest hub, down from the third busiest last year, according to airport CEO Phil Washington. Washington made his remarks during the Business, Arts, Workforce and Aviation Committee meeting of the Denver City Council, which met Wednesday.
Are DIA’s record-breaking crowds causing passengers to miss flights?
Denver International Airport hit a record number of passengers in June 2023.Photo byDenver International Airport. (Denver, CO) Roughly 6.77 million passengers traveled through Denver International Airport in June, the busiest month in the airport’s history and exceeded the previous record set in July 2019 by more than 35,000 travelers.
How much money does DIA pump into Colorado’s economy?
Concourse B patio at DIA.Photo byDenver International Airport. (Denver, CO) We’ve known that Denver International Airport is the third busiest airport globally for two years in a row and that millions of travelers stream through the concourses every year. But exactly how much of an economic impact does the conspiracy-ridden airport have on Colorado?
Website ranks Denver Airport eighth in the world for facilities, service
Denver International Airport ranks among the top 10 airports in the world, according to cabincrewhq.com. But the airport has the lowest on-time ranking in the group. The aviation expert website assessed airports both in passenger experience and facilities, according to the website.
TSA seizes more guns, sets record as more travelers hit the skies
Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / July 11, 2023. (Denver, Colo.) The Transportation Security Administration seized over 100 guns at Colorado airports this year, including 93 at Denver International Airport.
United Airlines Passengers Face Travel Chaos and Delays at Denver Airport
Wednesday proved to be yet another day filled with travel turmoil for United Airlines passengers at Denver International Airport. The scene was a chaotic mess, as dozens of flight delays and cancellations ensued, creating a perplexing and frustrating experience for travelers who found themselves entangled in the web of chaos.
How to complain about Denver airport noise
(Denver, Colo.) No matter where you live in Denver, you’re likely to hear aircraft noise from time to time. While it can be disruptive, rest assured that Denver International Airport is doing all it can to keep noise to a minimum.
Triple escalator, twin-tower elevators featured in Denver Airport Great Hall expansion
(Denver, Colo.) As 400,000 people trek through Denver International Airport this Memorial Day weekend, expansion of the Great Hall at DEN continues ahead of schedule and under budget, according to airport CEO Phil Washington.
New $1 billion investment into Denver International Airport
United Airlines announced an expansion in Denver International Airport , adding 35 new flights this year. As one of the busiest airports in the world, the airport served nearly 70 million individuals last year.
An airport in Colorado is believed to have underground bunkers
The Denver International Airport has always been the subject of rumours and speculation. Stories about secret tunnels, underground bunkers, and government cover-ups have swirled around this massive facility since it first opened its doors in 1995.
(VIDEO) Navigate Denver International Airport, the Second-Largest Airport in the World
Denver's airport (DIA) is one of the largest and busiest airports on the planet, and many people find it to be one of the most confusing airports in the United States. In this video, get some Denver International Airport travel tips before you take a trip to Denver, Colorado.
New car-sharing option planned for Denver International Airport
(Denver, Colo.) A third car sharing company may soon set up shop at Denver International Airport, joining Turo and Avail. The Denver City Council will consider a contract Monday with Westminster-based CarGari. CarGari must share 10% of all revenue collected at the airport with the city, according to the contract.
Aurora critical to Denver airport growth
(Aurora, Colo.) The city of Aurora is critical to growth at Denver International Airport, an airport official told City Council members Tuesday. Crystal DeHerrera, chief of staff of the executive vice president at the airport, said the airport’s employees are its most valuable asset. Almost a third of DEN’s 30,000 badged employees live in Aurora.
Denver approves leases for Coca-Cola plant, convenience store at airport
(Denver, Colo.) The Denver City Council approved millions of dollars’ worth of airport improvements Monday, including leasing land for a Coca-Cola bottler and a new convenience store with fueling station and observation deck.
Futuristic fueling station, convenience store coming to Denver airport
A sleek-looking convenience store and gas/charging station boasting a rooftop deck with airfield and mountain views is coming to Denver International Airport. The Denver City Council will vote Monday whether to lease land at 75th Avenue and Gun Club Road to Aaravya for 20 years for $6.4 million, with four five-year options to extend. “The company currently operates three gas and convenience sites and has working experience in renewable energy and sustainability projects,” according to a memo from city staff to the City Council. “It employs approximately 34 individuals and serves more than 3,000 customers per day. Aaravya's CEO has 20-plus years of experience in the fuel and retail industry.”
Committee approves 99-year lease for Coca-Cola plant at DIA
(Denver, Colo.) A Denver City Council committee approved Wednesday up to a 99-year lease with Swire Coca-Cola to operate a state-of-the-art bottling facility at Denver International Airport.
Why you should think twice about using DIA’s free charging stations
The FBI warns about charging your phone at free charging stations at airports and in hotels.Photo byJonathan KemperonUnsplash. (Denver, Colo.) The scenario: You’ve drained your phone’s battery downloading Netflix shows ahead of your flight, or you simply want to charge up before you board the plane.
DIA art exhibition showcases Denver’s historic neon signs
Neon sign illustrations are on display at Denver International Airport.Photo byDenver International Airport. (Denver, Colo.) Neon signs made their glowing debut in the United States a century ago after entrepreneur Earle C. Anthony saw them in Paris and commissioned a couple for his Los Angeles car dealership. The cursive “Packard” signs traced in orange neon tubing with a clear blue border were a hit, reportedly causing traffic jams as motorists stopped to marvel at the glow.
DIA pranks Denver with plans for a Blucifer-themed Ferris Wheel
A Ferris Wheel called "Red Eye" at Denver International Airport? Unfortunately, it's an April Fool's joke.Photo byDenver International Airport. (Denver, Colo.) Denver International Airport tweeted this morning about building a plane-spotting Ferris wheel called “The Red Eye” in honor of Mustang, its hulking blue statue with laser red eyes and probably the airport’s most controversial piece of art.