Would you like to see the majestic Colorado Rocky Mountains? Potentially ski at one of Colorado’s major ski resorts? Or just be able to breathe in the fresh mountain air? Have you already started planning a Colorado vacation, but now you are unsure of where to fly into? Denver International Airport (DEN) is the main airport in Colorado and is also the second largest airport in the world, with its expansive 53 square miles. If you are looking for convenient, and cost-effective flights be sure to look into flying with one of the many carriers who fly in and out of Denver International Airport. Located just off of Interstate 70, DEN provides quick and convenient access to most of the major resort towns in Colorado. Peak 1 Express offers you more info about DEN to help you plan your trip.
Denver International Airport Facts
Denver International Airport boasts three concourses and 6 runways, so you may rest assured that there will always be a flight for you. If you have reservations about flying into such a large airport, it is time to wash them away. Denver International Airport was voted Best Airport In America 6 years in a row by Business Traveler Magazine from the years 2005-2010. The concourses are laid out in such a way that navigating them is quick and simple.
If you are arriving at the airport, our mountain shuttle drivers will be waiting for you in the pick-up area with a big smile and helping hand. Then, sit back and relax as we take you up into the mountains. Or if you are ready to leave Colorado do not worry as our drivers will make sure to get you to the terminal before your flight in one of our comfortable airport shuttles.
- Looking for a quick bite?
Whether you will be flying to or from Denver International Airport, you will have many amenities to aid you in an enjoyable and stress-free flying experience. Be sure to check out one of the many restaurants – they are the perfect way to avoid airplane food! If you are going to the A gates, stop by the New Belgium Spoke, where they have plenty of great sandwich options, salads and wraps. Many of these items are packaged for the on-the-go traveler. If you are flying into the B gates, Heidi’s Deli will be sure to satisfy your hunger with a nice array of sandwiches to choose from. And for those traveling to the C gates be sure to stop into Rock Bottom Brewery, where there is a variety of meals to choose from plus a top notch list of microbrews.If you are seeking a quick pick-me-up, there are many coffee spots, as well as airport bars that are open regularly.
- Want to be inspired?
Most people don’t think of artwork when they plan their flights, but DEN practically doubles as an art museum. As you travel through the airport take notice of some of the intriguing works that are on display throughout the main terminal and concourses. You may find yourself looking at the one of the many murals, such as “The Children of the World Dream of Peace,” by Leo Tanguma. Or if you pay attention as you are walking you may see some Navajo terms for geographical sites inscribed in the floor that will reflect Colorado’s ancient past. There is also the awe-inspiring Beaded Circle Crossing located in the B concourse that will make any traveler stop to appreciate it’s beauty.
From the outside DEN stands out with it’s unique roof, meant to invoke the snow-capped peaks of the Rocky Mountains. In addition to the artistry, the roof is also a feat of engineering. It is made of teflon fiberglass that is as thin as a credit card!
As you enter and exit the airport it is hard not to notice the magnificent sculpture of a blue mustang that guards the entrance. Though this mustang may look fierce the story behind the sculpture is quite fascinating and will make a great read for any traveler waiting to board their flight.