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“The Science of a Successful Airport” Denver International Airport to Hold Fifth-Annual “State of DIA” Luncheon

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DIA Manager of Aviation to Highlight Successes, Exciting Future

DENVER, CO — March 8, 2013 — Denver International Airport (DIA), the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) and the Metro Denver Aviation Coalition (MDAC) will host the fifth-annual State of DIA luncheon Tuesday, March 12, at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Donald R. Seawell Grand Ballroom.

Kim Day, DIA’s Manager of Aviation, will address the airport’s 2012 successes, as well as the facility’s immediate future. The official program will be conducted during a luncheon.

Following an introduction by Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Day will highlight DIA’s record-breaking year of passenger traffic, in which more than 53 million passengers passed through the airport. Some of the topics will include new air service, continued work on the South Terminal Redevelopment Program, new concessions and other new amenities that will add to DIA’s reputation for providing one of the best traveling experiences in the world. Day will also address the strong financial future of the airport and new technology that will make flights to and from DIA more efficient and less noisy for our airport neighbors.

The presenting sponsor of the 2013 State of DIA luncheon is Mortensen/Hunt/Saunders Tri-Venture. Additional support is provided by the Metro Denver EDC and the Metro Denver Aviation Coalition.

Day will be available for media interviews immediately following the State of DIA 2013 luncheon. A copy of Day’s remarks will be available online following the event at http://business.flydenver.com/info/news/index.asp.

Media details:

What: State of DIA 2013

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Where: Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Seawell Grand Ballroom, 1101 13th Street, Denver

RSVP: Media should call 303-342-2295 to RSVP for the event. Media credentials will be distributed at the event. A camera platform with a mult box will be available in the back of the Seawell Ballroom. No power will be available at the platform and no external lights will be allowed.


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