Latest Airport Updates
With accolades like "19th-busiest airport in the world," there's always something happening at the Denver International Airport. Below are the latest updates, and more information on transportation in Denver can be found here.
New International Flights
Denver International Airport (DEN) ranks as the second-largest airport in the world by size, the sixth-busiest airport in the United States and the 19th-busiest airport in the world, handling more than 54 million passengers annually. DEN offers nonstop service from 24 international destinations in 10 countries (Germany, Iceland, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Japan and Panama).
In December 2015, Southwest Airlines announced that it will add weekly nonstop flights between Denver and Charleston, S.C.; Buffalo, N.Y.; and Norfolk, V.a.
Virgin America added its first-ever Denver flight, a Denver to San Francisco route launching on March 15, 2016.
Sun Country Airlines added daily nonstop service from Minneapolis/St. Paul to Denver with service beginning May 2, 2016.
German airline, Lufthansa, announced that it will move forward with a nonstop flight from Denver to Munich, beginning May 11, 2016.
Air Canada announced a nonstop flight from Denver to Montreal, slated to begin service on June 4, 2016.
Direct service to Panama City began in December 2014 with connecting service throughout Central and South America.
A variety of airlines now connecting at DEN offer nonstop service to more than 180 destinations worldwide including: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Great Lakes Aviation, Icelandair, JetBlue Airways, Lufthansa, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and Volaris.
Airport Commuter Rail Launches
At a cost of $9, travelers can now take the commuter rail from Denver Union Station to Denver International Airport and vice versa. The 23-mile ride offers larger trains, traveling at higher speeds than light rail trains. The rail line serves eight total stations, including the new Westin Denver International Airport Hotel, connected to the airport iteself.
New Airport Westin
The 519-room hotel features 27,500 square feet of meeting space that can accommodate groups up to 800 people and a public plaza.
Latest Awards and Accolades
• Denver International Airport continues as a major airline hub, the third-largest domestic network in the United States, and offers nonstop service to more than 150 U.S. cities.