Denver Airport in Colorado is one of the busiest airports in the United States consisting of four terminals and six runways. The airport’s 16R / 34L is the longest runway in North America. Denver Airport is home to low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines (A Gates) and also an important hub for United Airlines (B Gates) and Southwest Airlines (C Gates). Denver Airport in Colorado opened in 1995 and is nowadays the second largest airport worldwide by area after Dammam King Fahd Airport in Saudi Arabia. Colorado in the United States is known as a top destination for winter sports enthusiasts.
The most popular winter resorts in the United States are located in Utah / Salt Lake City Airport (Park City Mountain, Deer Valley, Alta, Snowbird), Colorado (Aspen Snowmass, Breckenridge/Breck, Vail, Steamboat, Beaver Creek, Telluride), Wyoming (Jackson Hole) and Montana (Big Sky).
Where is Denver Airport situated?
Denver Airport is located northeast of the city (The Mile High City). The airport can be reached by road via Peña Boulevard. The world famous Rocky Mountains are situated to the west of the city.
How many terminals does Denver Airport have?
The airport consists of a main building without gates (Jeppesen Terminal) and three satellite terminals with gates (Concourses A, B, C). Concourse A is accessible by a walkway and the underground people mover system Automated Guideway Transit System. This is a train that you can use to travel between the concourses. Concourse B and Concourse C can only be reached by this train. Frontier Airlines (Gates A), United Airlines (Gates B) and Southwest Airlines (Gates C) provide the most connections to and from Denver Airport.
The distance from Denver Airport to the centre of Denver is 45 kilometres. By car, it takes 45 minutes to get to the centre of Denver.
From DEN Airport to Denver City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Denver Airport by public transport. Visit the Denver Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Denver Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Denver is about $ 56.-. Book your taxi at Denver Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From DEN Airport to Denver City centre by Taxi
At Denver Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Sixt, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Denver Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Denver Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Frontier Airlines
- United Airlines
- Southwest Airlines
- Spirit Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Denver
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Things to do
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