People may find the iconic blue mustang statue outside Denver International Airport a little less intimidating when the red lights inside the eyes are turned off on Saturday.
Denver International Airport had its busiest January for international passenger traffic with nearly 200,000 travelers, mostly due to fuller flights on Denver’s international routes.
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.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock on Saturday will join Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta, airport CEO Kim Day, VIPs and other people who helped build and run the airport.
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.
Denver International Airport had its busiest year in 2014, with more than 53.4 million passengers.
Denver International Airport is hosting representatives from 275 airports and more than 80 airlines this week, and is taking the opportunity to lobby for more direct flights to the rest of the world.
Denver International Airport is on track for a record=-setting year of passenger traffic for 2014.
More people visited Denver International Airport in October compared to any other October in the airport’s 19 years in operation.
Denver International Airport has announced it will host a temporary beer garden to coincides with worldwide Oktoberfest celebrations, the Denver Beer Fest and the Great American Beer Festival.