Denver Airport Is 6th Busiest

Dated: 09/25/2015

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Over 25 million passengers flew through Denver International Airport in 2004 making it the 6th busiest airport in the country.  Atlanta, the busiest in the world, had over 46 million passengers.  It was followed by Los Angeles (LAX), Chicago-O'Hare, Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), and New York - Kennedy (JFK).  



2015 is shaping up to be even busier for DIA despite a 43% reduction in service by Denver-based Frontier Airlines.  Frontier'd decision to move more towards  an ultra low-cost carrier model has emphasized fewer people connecting through Denver on Frontier flights.  However, United Airlines and Southwest (the two largest airlines at DIA) and other legacy carriers as well as Spirit have more than compensated for the decline in Frontier numbers.  


The competition at DIA continues to make it one of the most affordable airports in the country.   In 2015, Denver International ranks 13th on the iist of most affordable airports to fly from -- quite surprising considering its distance to other major population centers.  This is up from 20th in 2014.


The presence of a well-utilized and affordable airport that will see a welcome addition in early 2016 with rail service is another boon to a metropolitan area seeing a major influx of newcomers.


 Denver Colorado area real estate -- Darrick Kizlyk -- Realtor at EXIT Realty DenverTech Center and EXIT Realty Pikes Peak.  Darrick Kizlyk is your relocation expert using his training in education, geography, and real estate for DenverColorado Springs, and the southern bedroom communities of ParkerCastle RockLarkspur, and Monument.   Call me for all your sales needs or let me get you into the house of your dreams!  Darrick Kizlyk 719-360-3935

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Darrick Kizlyk

With 12 years in public education as a teacher and 3 years as a Realtor, I bring that background to help educate home buyers and sellers along the Front Range from Denver to Colorado Springs and up th....

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