Policies & Compliance

Nondiscrimination Policy

DEN Title VI Policy

The City and County of Denver, as owner and operator of Denver International Airport, does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, treatment of, or employment in its programs and activities. This notice is provided as required by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you need to file a discrimination complaint regarding your experience at Denver International Airport, please complete this online form in English or Spanish.

ADA and Title VI Compliance Officer
Denver International Airport
8500 Peña Blvd.
Denver, CO 80249
(303) 342-2814

FAA Title VI Policy - 49 CFR Part 21:  Unlawful Discrimination

49 CFR Part 21: Unlawful Discrimination

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance. Specifically, Title VI provides that "no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." 42 U.S.C. Section 2000d. Denver International Airport, and its employees, airport operators, lessees, tenants, concessionaires, contractors and airlines will not deny public services, employment and program opportunities to any person at Denver International Airport due to race, color, national origin, and disability or be otherwise subjected to discrimination pursuant to the Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Part 21 -Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI should report the complaint to the Disability/Title VI Coordinator by completing this online form or calling  (303) 342-2814.

Discriminatory allegations may also be filed with the Federal Aviation Administration:

Federal Aviation Administration
Office of Civil Rights
ACR -1800 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C.  20591

Irregular Operations Emergency Contingency Plan

Denver International Airport has prepared this Irregular Operations (IROPS) Emergency Contingency Plan pursuant to §42301 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.  Denver International Airport has filed this plan with the United States Department of Transportation because (1) it is a commercial airport or (2) this airport may be used by an carrier described in U.S.C. §42301(a)(1) for diversions. This plan describes how, following excessive tarmac delays and to the extent practicable, Denver International Airport will: 
  • Provide for the deplanement of passengers following excessive tarmac delays
  • Provide for the sharing of facilities and make gates available at the airport in an emergency, and
  • Provide a sterile area following excessive tarmac delays for passengers who have not yet cleared United States Customs & Border Protection (CBP)

Irregular Operations Emergency Contingency Plan