Awards

 

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:

2021 FAA Part 139 Inspection (annual FAA inspection of facility and operations)

Passed with no discrepancies
Fourth time in five 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