Denver international airport
About the Airport
Statistics and location
According to the 2021 passenger traffic statistics, Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN), locally known as DIA, it was the third busiest airport not only in the United States but also in the world, just behind Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson and Dallas Forth Worth. It operates with several domestic, international as well as some intercontinental flights, serving not only the Denver metropolitan area, but also the greater Front Range Urban Corridor. It is the largest airport in North America by land area. The airport is a major hub for both United Airlines and Frontier Airlines and the largest operating base for Southwest Airlines. Since the mid-1990s, it has more than 200 non-stop destinations, making it one of the few worldwide with this distinction.
During 2021, 58.82 million passengers passed through it. It is located in Colorado, 25 miles (40 km) to the northest of downtown Denver. (SEE MAP)
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Last boarding calls
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The airport is open 24 hours a day and has a single terminal building, the Jeppesen Terminal, located in landside, which is separated into West and East terminals, also known as West Side and East Side. LEARN MORE.
Services and amenities
The airport has unlimited free Wi-Fi internet access, banking services, electronic device charging stations, kids play area, exclusive spaces for nursing mothers, spaces for working, Post office, Animal Relief Areas, art gallery, meet-and-greet services, tourist information and travel assistance. In addition, meeting rooms and conference facilities, spa, Fitness center and pool at the Westin Denver International Airport. LEARN MORE
Restaurants, cafes and shopping
It has a wide gastronomic variety with restaurants, cafes, fast food and bars in all Gates, as well as a wide variety of stores and duty free items, including clothing and fashion, cosmetics, electronics and telephones, alcoholic beverages, sweets, plus local stores. You can find 24-hour convenience stores with food, souvenirs, books and newspapers. LEARN MORE
Westin Denver International Airport is adyacent DIA Airport (right next to the the Transit Center) and offers shuttle services to downtown Denver. In addition, several hotel are in the vicinity and hotel shuttles provide transportation services. Some of the hotels are: AmericInn and Suites, Best Western Plus - DIA, Comfort Suites Denver International Airport, Days Inn & Suites Aurora DIA, Fairfield Inn Denver Airport, etc.
Other accommodation options close to the airport can be located and booked using the map below:
Public and Private Transportation
The A Line runs every 15 minutes, during peak hours and every 30 minutes from 03:00am to 05:00am and 06:30pm to 01:00 am, between Denver Airport and downtown’s Denver Union Station. LEARN MORE
Door-to-door shuttle service:
If what you are looking for is the utmost comfort and tranquility to transfer you from Denver International Airport to your place of accommodation, you can opt for a private or shared shuttle service. On the other hand, some hotels also have their own exclusive service for guests. LEARN MORE
Taxi Services and Rideshare
Licensed Taxi Stands are located at Island 1, outside Doors 505, 507 and 511 in Terminal East side, and Doors 506, 510 and 512 in Terminal West side. Journey Time: by taxi you can get to Denver within 30 minutes. Estimated Rates: - To downtown Denver about USD 60. Uber and Lyft are also available and drivers can be found at Island 5, Level 5 near baggage claim. LEARN MORE
Several public bus lines serve DEN, including AB, AT, 104L, 145X and 169L. The airport bus station is located at the DEN Transit Center, Level 1, adjacent to the Westin Denver International Airport. LEARN MORE
The Denver airport is quite far from the city center, so choosing a rental car is beneficial to quickly reach your next destination. Also, to explore all of Denver's attractions in the city or further afield, renting a car might be a good idea. LEARN MORE
List of Airlines operating to and from Denver, terminal location and contact info.
There are several lounges distributed among all Denver gates. Learn more
There are a variety of airport parking options according to different needs and situations such as: Cell Phone Lot, Economy Lots, Garages, Short-Term Lots, 61st and Peña, Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. LEARN MORE
Answers to Passengers Frequently Asked Questions