By Ben Warwick

DENVER (CBS4) – Passengers and aviation enthusiasts rejoice! Soon, there will be four new outdoor patios for travelers to enjoy.

The patios are part of DEN’s gate expansion project. B Concourse will get two patios, one on the east side and one on the west side. A Concourse will see one patio on the west side, and C Concourse will get a patio on the east side. All patios will be past the security checkpoint and only available to ticketed passengers.

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DEN will see a 30% increase in gate capacity by the time the project is completed. The patios will also feature pet relief areas, outdoor seating, and fire pits.

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The B-West patio will be completed by the end of the year. The patios planned for A-West, B-East, and C-East will be done by the end of 2021.

Ben Warwick