One of the largest airport from the United States is Denver airport. It has the longest runway that is still used in the U.S. and it is also the third largest airport in the world. In terms of traffic, the Denver airport is the fifth airport from the United States and the 10th in the world. It is located in the north east of the city Denver, from Colorado. In the last year, more than 50 million passengers have passed through the gates of Denver airport. According to these travelers, it offers the best services in North America. When it was build, is tower was the largest airport tower in the world at 327 feet. The total length of the communication network is 5.300 miles. The airport provides public Wi-Fi access.
The design of Denver airport is unique and it has many special architectural and technological features. You can enjoy the view of taxing airplanes underneath the bridge that connects the terminal to Concourse A. Denver airport was built to replace the Stapleton International Airport and it is located at only 40 km from Denver. The distance is far enough to avoid the noise of landings and departures reaching the city. The surface of the airport is very large, bigger than the City of San Francisco.
Denver airport was constructed between 1989 and 1995 by more than 11.000 workers at once. The project encountered some problems, but it proved to be one of the best airports in the world. The final cost was around $5 billion, with almost $2 billion over the budget. Since than, Denver airport was only closed two times due to blizzards. Once in 2003 and once in 2006 and both of the times lasted almost 48 hours without causing other incidents. Because of it's locations, the airport is intensely circulated. Many U.S. airlines have often flights in and out the airport. The design of the airport and the large surface can be used in many ways. It already has the longest runway in use, but 12 more can be constructed at any time. The longest runway can be used by the new Airbus A380, the largest airplane ever created. Not many airports can accommodate this type of airplanes, but Denver airport has the facilities to receive any airline and any type of airplane. Even if 50 million passengers go through the airport every year and make it the 10th airport in terms of traffic, if fully loaded, Denver airport can accommodate more than 110 million passengers each year.
Most of the passenger traffic is from United Airlines. The design of the airport is similar to Atlanta's airport, but larger. Because its construction price was high, the landing fees are higher for airlines. New gates are constructed in order to attract more airlines and lower the landing fees. In a few years, most of the airlines will afford landing on the largest airport in the United States periodically.
Public transportation is available from Denver and Aurora to Denver airport. These services are called sky-ride and they can drop you off to the terminal. New rail lines are still in development.
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