8500 Pena Boulevard, Denver, Colorado, 80249

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Data

Airport Code DEN Elevation 5431 ft
Address 8500 Pena Boulevard Distance From Nearest City 16 mi
City Denver Latitude / Longitude 39.849563 / -104.673847
State Colorado Scheduled Annual Operations 418,514
Zipcode 80249 2010 Enplanements 24,283,988
Owner City & County Of Denver 2009 Enplanements 23,021,935
Phone Number (303) 342-2000 Increase or Decrease 5.5%

The Airport

Denver International Airport is often known as DIA and it is located in the north of the city of Denver, Colorado. It is about thirty minutes’ drive away from the business center of Colorado, which is also known as ‘Mile High City’. The airport is the highest airport in the United States and it has extensive grounds that spread over 55 square miles. One of the largest in the world, it was also the first US airport to adopt the ISO 14001-certified environmental managing system. It six runways in total and it serves an estimated 52 million passengers every year, offering them direct and connecting flights to destinations in the US and across the globe.

Denver International Airport Parking

Driving to Denver International Airport is a popular option. If you are thinking of doing this then read on to find out about the main DEN airport parking options open to you. These can be split into two broad categories: on-site and off-site parking. If you choose to park on-site, you will have multiple parking choices at DEN. For instance, if you are a driver who is due to pick up a passenger from the airport then there is a cell phone lot where you can wait for 45 minutes until they are ready to be collected. For drivers looking for airport parking, there is hourly parking, short term parking, economy parking, valet parking and long term shuttle lots, depending on what you are looking for and how long you need to park your car. There are also lots of off-site lots within 12 miles of Denver International Airport – and many of them are much closer. Travelers can choose from options such as long and short term parking. Travelers can also make use of the free airport shuttle service, provided by the lot operators to take them from the parking lot to the airport terminal. Reserving your space online guarantees your parking and can save you money.

Denver International Airport Transportation

If you’re looking for another way to get to and from your final destination, DEN Airport has several options for you. If you need to get from the economy lots to the airport terminal then there is a shuttle bus to take you. Quite a lot of passengers also choose to use an airport shuttle service to take them to or from the airport. Shared-ride shuttles are popular for this as they can often arrange pick-ups and drop-offs at homes, hotels and offices in the Denver area and they work out as being cost effective. Many DEN airport shuttle services also offer private vans if you are traveling with a large party. There is a public bus that stops outside Jeppesen Terminal and this can take you to downtown Denver.  There are also of course multiple bus and coach companies that serve Denver and the surrounding area, as well as multiple taxi companies that can also be found outside Jeppesen Terminal for passengers wishing to take a cab. 

Denver International Airport Hotels

Staying overnight either before your Denver flight can help to break up your journey. But what accommodation is available? The good news is there are multiple airport hotels nearby. A lot of DEN airport hotels also offer their own airport shuttle service to take you from the hotel to the airport. There will also soon be a direct rail line. Less than 20 miles from the airport you will find many hotels that offer amenities such as indoor pools, Wi-Fi and flat-screen televisions. This means that whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, you’re sure to find suitable accommodation.

Denver International Airport Terminals

The passenger terminal at Denver International Airport is known as the Jeppesen Terminal and it is easily recognizable thanks to its white-peaked roof. There are also several concourses, known as Concourses A, B and C. Within the airport terminal, passengers will find a range of offerings, including restaurants, free internet access, banking facilities, information booths and passenger lounges. A Denver Airport terminal map is to the right.

In Summary

DIA is a busy, popular airport in Colorado. Massive development works are planned for DEN. The most significant of which includes linking to Denvers main railway station with the construction of a linking railway line.