COMING UP: Don't miss Xfinity Monday Live, with a special preview of the Rocky Mountain Showdown between the CU Buffaloes and the CSU Rams. Watch it on CBS4 at 6:30 p.m. or head to ViewHouse Centennial to see it live!

165,000 Passed Through DIA On Sunday

Denver International Airport on Sunday (credit: CBS)

Denver International Airport on Sunday (credit: CBS)

DENVER (CBS4) – Sunday was the busiest air travel day of the Thanksgiving weekend.

More than 165,000 people passed through Denver International Airport before the end of the evening. Peak times were in the morning and about 4 p.m.

“The pre-TSA checkpoint made a huge difference. They actually had to hold the plane in Charleston for some people who were having trouble getting through the line,” traveler Cherie Sprague said.

Despite Sunday’s long lines, DIA says the Fourth of July holiday is actually their busiest travel day with about 177,000 travelers.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

JonBenét Ramsey Docuseries
Send A News Tip

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia