Stapleton International Airport
The next time someone tells you Thanksgiving in Denver is frigid or unseasonably warm, remind them of a 90-degree swing in extremes.
Twenty-five years after an airplane’s crash into an Iowa cornfield killed 111 passengers, one crew member continues to push for children’s safety aboard flights.
Since Stapleton International Airport closed 17 years ago the old control tower has sat empty and unused. Instead of runways, the tower is surrounded by new homes and businesses.
Drivers can expect major delays overnight on Interstate 70 in east Denver for more than a week.
A scathing federal audit released Thursday blasts Denver’s Stapleton redevelopment deal, saying that the Federal Aviation Administration gave up $71 million in revenue by allowing Denver to sell off land at the old Stapleton International Airport for less than half its value.