It was 20 years ago Saturday that Stapleton Airport, Denver’s premier airport from 1929 to 1995, closed for good. Hours later takeoffs and landings shifted to Denver International Airport.
Southwest Airlines has grounded 128 planes after their backup hydraulic systems — used to control the rudder if the main system fails, missed inspection — according to CBS News.
Denver International Airport has received a total of 7.5 inches from the weekend’s storm system as of Sunday evening. They expect an additional 2-4 inches through Monday morning.
Denver International Airport is expecting up to 14 inches of snow over the weekend. The snow began to intensify around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, and flights have already been cancelled in preparation.
Frontier Airlines is preparing for the possibility of flight delays and cancellations at Denver International Airport because of the winter storm that’s moving into Colorado this weekend.
The TSA confiscated more than 100 fireworks from a carry-on bag searched at the security checkpoint at Denver International Airport.
Denver International Airport turns 20 years old this month, and is celebrating the anniversary with a collection of new recordings on terminal-concourse trains.
Travelers have donated more than $170,000 to the homeless over the past two years through a program that sets up spare change receptacles at security checkpoints at Denver International Airport.
Flights are being delayed by an average of about an hour at Denver’s airport because of snow.
This week Denver is hosting the Routes Americas conferences with delegates from more than 50 countries, which gives DIA a chance to attract some new flights.