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DEN Academy Applications Now Available

DENVER – May 3, 2022 – Denver International Airport (DEN) is seeking young aviators interested in discovering the world of aviation. Through DEN Academy, students entering 7th through 10th grade this fall will receive an introduction to the world of aviation through interactive learning, critical thinking and projects. Participating students will get an inside look at the airport through virtual presentations from DEN professionals and virtual tours. In-person tours are also optional for students.

What students can expect to learn:

  • Engage with professionals in: Construction, Sustainability, Concessions, Emergency Management, Operations, Art and more.
  • Acquire knowledge of the inner workings of an airport and specific career paths found at DEN.
  • Gain an awareness of aviation through direct learning and exploratory activities.
  • Develop problem-solving skills while exploring real aviation challenges.
  • Lessons combine Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) disciplines for continued educational development.
  • Map out potential steps in reaching future careers goals through leadership and development opportunities.

DEN Academy will be held once a week for two hours on Thursdays, June 16 through July 14.

  • Who: Students entering 7th grade to 10th grade next school year
  • Dates: Thursdays from June 16 through July 14
  • Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Location: Zoom, link will be sent out to participants closer to the start date
  • Cost: Free

Applications will be accepted through May 13. To learn more and to apply, visit flydenver.com/DENacademy.


Denver International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $36 billion for the region annually. For more information visit www.FlyDenver.com, check us out on YouTube and Instagram, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Sign up for DEN’s monthly newsletter Nonstop News.


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