Airports in Denver
One of the largest and busiest airports in the US, Denver International Airport is a graceful airport with huge picture windows that give passengers a chance to enjoy the gorgeous views of the nearby Rocky Mountains. A modern facility with plenty of shopping and dining opportunities, the attractive terminal is itself designed to resemble those snow-capped peaks, a fact obvious as one approaches the airport by car or plane.
A major US air traffic hub, Denver International Airport processes more than 20 million people each year on flights to destinations across North America and Europe, with busy routes to Los Angeles, Phoenix, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Minneapolis. Located 25 miles (40km) from downtown Denver, the airport is a great introduction to the beauty of the Rocky Mountains, and the popular ski resorts in Colorado.
The airport is situated 19 miles (30km) east of Denver and is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains.
Getting to the city
The RTD bus services connect the airport to the city centre. Tickets cost $9 for a one day pass. The bus stop is located at the DEN Transit centre which may be accessed from the south end of the Jeppeson Terminal. Limousines and taxis are also available for hire. Airport shuttles provide door-to-door services to central locations. Travellers may also obtain ground transportation information at the Ground Transportation Information Counter located on Level 5 of Jeppesen Terminal. Car rental companies are also available.
GMT -7 (GMT -6 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Tel: +1 303 342 2000.
Denver International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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