Denver International Airport is consistently named a passenger favorite and is the proud recipient of dozens of national and international awards for excellence including these recent examples:
2022 Frontier Awards (Highly Commended)
  • DEN was recognized for “Excellence in Service and Support” for retailers and suppliers, particularly for its COVID relief packages in 2020 and 2021.
2022 National Fleet Association - Green Fleet Awards
  • DEN was recognized as the #4 Green Fleet in the country
2022 Advanced Clean Transport (ACT) Expo - Leading Airport Fleet Award
  • DEN was recognized for leadership in alternative fuel and sustainable fleet assets

2022 100 Best Fleets Award (#63)

NAFA Fleet Management Association

2022 10 Best Fleets Award (#63)
  • NAFA Fleet Management Association
2022 Uber Airport Award
  • DEN's Ground Transportation team was recognized for their commitment to innovation throgh initiatives and operational pilots that can serve as a mode; for the industry
2022 Gold Member, Colorado Green Business Network
  • CGBN is a voluntary program that encourages, supports and rewards superior environmental performers in Colorado 
2022 FAA Part 139 Inspection (annual FAA inspection of facility and operations)
Passed with no discrepancies
Fifth time in six years
2020-2021 Balchen Post Award (Best Snow Operations) 
Large Commercial (Over 200,000 operations per year)
Second year in a row
2021 USA Today Readers’ Choice Award
Best Large Airport
2020 J.D. Power North America Airport Satisfaction Study
#4 Mega Airport
2020 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Colorado Chapter
2020 Twenty-five Year Award
o Presented annually to a project that has “significantly influenced design and lifestyle in Colorado” and features a “timeless and enduring design that has created a sense of place” for at least 25 years
2020 Skytrax World Airport Awards
No. 5 World’s Best Airport – 60 – 70 Million Passengers (only airport in North America to place in the top five)
Ranked 37 out of 100 top airports in the world
2020 Green Fleet Award – 100 Best Fleets
DEN was the only airport named to the list of 50 and ranked second nationwide.
2020 American Planning Association – Colorado Chapter
Merit Award - Denver International Airport (DEN) Strategic Plan