Denver International Airport (USA)
Locally referred to as DIA, Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN, ICAO: KDEN and FAA LID: DEN) is the largest airport in the USA in terms of land area. The airport served slightly over 52 million travelers in 2013, which made it the 15th busiest airport in the world. It however still maintains the tag of being the fifth busiest airport in the world in terms of aircraft movement. The airport is very important not only locally but internationally since it provides direct flights to such regions as North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. It is the main hub for Frontier Airlines and Great Lakes Airlines. In addition, the airport is the fourth hub for United Airlines.
Denver International Airport features one huge terminal divided into different sections and concourses. Named after Elrey Jeppesen, the terminal lies on the land side of the airport. The terminal is divided into west and east terminals for ease of serving arriving and departing travelers. The terminal has three concourses; A, B and C.
Concourse A is reserved for all international arrivals and a small number of arrival flights. It has 37 gates with four reserved for boarding passengers. Airlines operating at this concourse include British Airways, Air Canada, Lufthansa, Icelandair, Great Lakes Airlines, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines. Of these, Frontier Airlines is the main carrier.
With 77 gates, Concourse B is reserved for use by United Airlines and US Airways. There are two United Clubs on Concourse B’s second floor. Concourse C features a total of 22 gates that are mainly used by Southwest and Delta Airlines.