Airports in Denver
A twenty minute drive from downtown Denver, located to the northeast of Denver, Denver International Airport is a modern, spacious international airport. Situated on 34,000 acres or 53 square miles, the Denver International Airport is one of the largest airports in the world. From the expansive and beautiful Jeppesen Terminal to Colorado's second largest public art display, Denver International Airport is renowned for aesthetics, aviation safety, customer satisfaction and passenger convenience. It is the nation's fifth-busiest airport and the 10th-busiest in the world. Denver International Airport is the international gateway to the great American Rocky Mountains. Our region presents opportunities for business development and great locations for vacations. Denver International Airport has developed an accomplished record for on-time performance, safety and convenience.
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About Denver International Airport (DEN) - Passenger Facilities
The Jeppesen Terminal has more than 1.5 million square feet of space. Including the three airside concourses, there is more than 6 million square feet of public space at DIA. Concourses A, B and C have a total of 89 gates. At full build-out, DIA has room for an additional terminal and two more concourses - facilities that can serve 100 million passengers per year.
Accessible by train from Jeppesen Terminal or by our unique walkway which spans the airplane taxiway and gives travelers a closeup view of the airplanes as they move to their gates. Contains gates A24 through A53 and serves domestic carriers American, Frontier, Great Lakes, Midwest and JetBlue. International carriers Alaska, Aeromexico, Air Canada, British Airways, Mexicana and Lufthansa also serve their customers from this concourse.
Accessible only by train from Jeppesen Terminal. It contains Gates B15 through B61 serving United and United Express, Continental and US Airways as well as commuter flights.
Accessible only by train from Jeppesen Terminal. Gates C30 through C50 serve domestic carriers Delta and Southwest.
Additional information about Denver International Airport (DEN)
Denver Taxi Cab Service:
Taxi Services at the Denver International Airport (DEN) are available at the Main Jeppesen Terminal building outside of baggage claim on level 5. With Denver.com visitors and business travelers to and from the Denver area can reserve a taxi at Denver International Airport or request taxicab service from Denver area hotels, residences and businesses.
Denver International Airport Car Rental:
The Denver Airport (DEN) has contracted 10 airport car rental companies that have service counters located on level 5 of the Main Jeppesen Terminal. The rental car companies all run courtesy shuttles to their own facilities from Denver International Airport. Airport Car Rental Companies at the Denver Airport include: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless and Thrifty. Travelers can reserve a rental car on Denver.com.
Denver Airport Shuttle Service:
Airport shuttle service is available to and from Denver International Airport (DEN) from all major Denver hotels and Denver area hotels. Pick up for airport shuttles at the Denver Airport are located at the Main Jeppesen Terminal building curbside on level 5 and service counters for various shuttle services are located on level 5. Travelers can make a reservation for Denver Airport shuttle service on Denver.com.
Denver Public Transportation:
The option for Denver area public transportation for passengers going to or from Denver International Airport is the RTD Skyride transit buses pick up on level 5 of the Main Jeppesen Terminal building at island 5 and offer transit routes all over the Denver area with transfers to the Denver Light Rail. Travelers should follow the signs for their desired mode of transportation.
Denver International Airport Parking:
The Denver Airport (DEN) has numerous airport parking options for both short-term and long-term parking. On the west side and east side of the Main Jeppesen Terminal building there are short-term lots and garages with economy long-term lots located on either side of Pena Boulevard. The Denver Airport also has off site parking options located off 75th Avenue at Gun Club Road and Jackson Gap Street. The Denver International Airport (DEN) also maintains a cell phone waiting lot just beyond the E-470 overpass on Pena Boulevard.
Arriving and Departing
Departing passengers arrive at the dual-sided Jeppesen Terminal via Peña Boulevard, the airport roadway. The roadway divides to Terminal West and Terminal East, and then separates into three traffic levels on each side for greater convenience and less traffic congestion.
Upper Level, Level 6, Departures: departing passenger curbside drop-off; curbside baggage check-in, airline ticket counters
Mid Level, Level 5, Ground Transportation: drop-off/pick-up lanes for taxis, car rental vans, shuttles, charters and buses
Lower Level, Level 4, Arrivals: arriving passenger curbside pickup
Nearly 25,000 public spaces are available for short- and long-term parking, plus 8,900 spaces for overflow
Inside the Terminal
Baggage claim is on Level 5.
Central security-screening areas at entrances to people-mover train.
The people-mover train links Jeppesen Terminal and Concourses A, B and C. Passengers using Concourse A have the option of walking to or from the Terminal via a glass-enclosed bridge.
Flight information monitors are located at each entrance to the train station for convenient reference. Baggage information monitors are located near baggage-claim carousels.
Car rental and ground transportation carrier counters are in the central terminal atrium between the security-screening areas.
A variety of shops and restaurants are located in the terminal atrium, including a food court and a casual dining establishment. Emphasis is on quality at a reasonable cost.
International arrivals proceed through Federal Inspection Services area at the north end of Terminal Level 5.
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