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DEN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DEN / KDEN
Airport Name: Denver International Airport
Location: Denver, Colorado, United States
GPS Coordinates: 39°51'42"N by 104°40'23"W
Area Served: Denver, Front Range Megalopolis, Northern Colorado, Eastern Colorado
Operator/Owner: City & County of Denver Department of Aviation
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 5,431 feet (1,655 meters)
# of Runways: 6
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Facts about Denver International Airport (DEN):

  • Denver International Airport (DEN) has 6 runways.
  • Because of Denver International Airport's high elevation of 5,431 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at DEN. Combined with a high temperature, this could make DEN a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • Other DIA Art Commissions have been awarded to acclaimed artists as Leo Tanguma.
  • Denver International Airport handled 52,556,359 passengers last year.
  • Airport officials say its large area contributes to DIA having the highest number of wildlife strikes of any airport in the United States.
  • DIA's sixth runway is the longest commercial precision-instrument runway in North America with a length of 16,000 feet.
  • The furthest airport from Denver International Airport (DEN) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 10,877 miles (17,505 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • Another blizzard on December 20 and 21, 2006 dumped over 20 inches of snow in about 24 hours.
  • The closest airport to Denver International Airport (DEN) is Centennial Airport (APA), which is located 22 miles (36 kilometers) SSW of DEN.

Map of Nearest Airports from Denver International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Denver International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
122.23 miles (35.77 km) SSWCentennial Airport (APA)Arapahoe County, Colorado, United StatesView Centennial Airport on a map View satellite image of Centennial Airport Set APA as destination Airport Get more information about Centennial Airport
223.77 miles (38.26 km) WRocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (BJC)Denver, Colorado, United StatesView Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport on a map View satellite image of Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport Set BJC as destination Airport Get more information about Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
331.75 miles (51.10 km) WNWBoulder Municipal Airport (WBU)Boulder, Colorado, United StatesView Boulder Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Boulder Municipal Airport Set WBU as destination Airport Get more information about Boulder Municipal Airport
439.84 miles (64.12 km) NGreeley-Weld County Airport (GXY)Greeley, Colorado, United StatesView Greeley-Weld County Airport on a map View satellite image of Greeley-Weld County Airport Set GXY as destination Airport Get more information about Greeley-Weld County Airport
544.53 miles (71.66 km) NNWFort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport (FNL)Fort Collins/Loveland, Colorado, United StatesView Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport Set FNL as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport
661.01 miles (98.19 km) SUnited States Air Force Academy (AFF)Colorado Springs, Colorado, United StatesView United States Air Force Academy on a map View satellite image of United States Air Force Academy Set AFF as destination Airport Get more information about United States Air Force Academy
772.97 miles (117.43 km) SCity of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS)Colorado Springs, Colorado, United StatesView City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport Set COS as destination Airport Get more information about City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
879.79 miles (128.41 km) ENEColorado Plains Regional Airport (AKO)Akron, Colorado, United StatesView Colorado Plains Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Colorado Plains Regional Airport Set AKO as destination Airport Get more information about Colorado Plains Regional Airport
988.43 miles (142.32 km) NFrancis E. Warren Air Force Base (FEW)Cheyenne, Wyoming, United StatesView Francis E. Warren Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Set FEW as destination Airport Get more information about Francis E. Warren Air Force Base
1089.69 miles (144.34 km) NCheyenne Regional Airport (CYS)Cheyenne, Wyoming, United StatesView Cheyenne Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Cheyenne Regional Airport Set CYS as destination Airport Get more information about Cheyenne Regional Airport
1198.15 miles (157.95 km) WSWLake County Airport (LXV)Leadville, Colorado, United StatesView Lake County Airport on a map View satellite image of Lake County Airport Set LXV as destination Airport Get more information about Lake County Airport
12109.06 miles (175.52 km) SPueblo Memorial Airport (PUB)Pueblo, Colorado, United StatesView Pueblo Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Pueblo Memorial Airport Set PUB as destination Airport Get more information about Pueblo Memorial Airport
13113.16 miles (182.11 km) NNWLaramie Regional Airport (LAR)Laramie, Wyoming, United StatesView Laramie Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Laramie Regional Airport Set LAR as destination Airport Get more information about Laramie Regional Airport
14117.40 miles (188.94 km) SWHarriet Alexander Field (SLT)Salida, Colorado, United StatesView Harriet Alexander Field on a map View satellite image of Harriet Alexander Field Set SLT as destination Airport Get more information about Harriet Alexander Field
15120.19 miles (193.43 km) WEagle County Regional Airport (EGE)Eagle, Colorado (near Vail), United StatesView Eagle County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Eagle County Regional Airport Set EGE as destination Airport Get more information about Eagle County Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Denver International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Denver International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,876.95 miles (17,504.72 km) SSESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
210,736.77 miles (17,279.12 km) SESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
310,700.97 miles (17,221.50 km) SEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map View satellite image of Pierrefonds Airport Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
410,680.93 miles (17,189.25 km) SERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map View satellite image of Roland Garros Airport Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
510,504.19 miles (16,904.81 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map View satellite image of Tôlanaro Airport Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
610,392.58 miles (16,725.19 km) ESEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map View satellite image of Mananjary Airport Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
710,380.60 miles (16,705.92 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map View satellite image of Ampanihy Airport Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
810,347.00 miles (16,651.84 km) ESEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map View satellite image of Fianarantsoa Airport Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
910,280.78 miles (16,545.27 km) SEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map View satellite image of Toamasino Airport Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1010,244.56 miles (16,486.98 km) SESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map View satellite image of Sainte Marie Airport Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1110,233.09 miles (16,468.52 km) ESEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ivato International Airport Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1210,219.93 miles (16,447.34 km) WMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
1310,214.24 miles (16,438.18 km) ESEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map View satellite image of Manja Airport Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1410,197.57 miles (16,411.36 km) WBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
1510,195.48 miles (16,407.99 km) ESEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Andavadoaka Airport Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport