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Denver International Airport

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Name Denver International Airport
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Denver, Colorado
Serving Denver
Elevation 1,655.369 m
5,431 ft
5,431 ft1,655.369 m
Coordinates 39° 51' 33.57" N, 104° 40' 19.24" W
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
7/25 3658 m12,001.312 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes
8/26 3658 m12,001.312 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes
16L/34R 3658 m12,001.312 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes
16R/34L 4877 m16,000.656 ft
61 m200.131 ft
CON yes/yes
17L/35R 3658 m12,001.312 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes
17R/35L 3658 m12,001.312 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes

Observation KDEN 032253Z 04009KT 10SM FEW090 BKN130 BKN200 30/10 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP119 T03000100
Station Denver, Denver International Airport
Date/Time 03 August 2020 22:53:00
Wind direction 40°
Wind speed 09 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 30°C
Dew point 10°C
Humidity 28%
Weather condition n/a

Tag(s) Hot and High Operations
Tag(s) Mountain Waves
Low Level Turbulence

Denver International Airport



International airport serving the City of Denver.


Cold Semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk). - Hot, sometimes extremely hot summers and cold, sometimes very cold winters. Some snowfall during the winter. Areas featuring cold semi-arid climates are sometimes subject to major temperature swings during a 24 hour period.



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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KDEN

  • B735, Denver USA, 2008 (Runway Side Excursion During Attempted Take-off in Strong and Gusty Crosswind Conditions.)
  • B752, Denver CO USA, 2011 (On 26 September 2011, a Boeing 757-200 being operated by United Airlines on a scheduled passenger flight from Chicago to Denver experienced a left engine bird strike during deceleration after landing on runway 35R at destination in normal day visibility. The affected engine ran down as the aircraft cleared the runway and was shut down after a report of smoke being emitted from it. The aircraft was stopped and the remaining engine also shut down prior to a tow to the assigned terminal gate for passenger disembarkation. None of the 185 occupants were injured but the affected engine was severely damaged and there was visible evidence that some debris from it had impacted the aircraft fuselage.)
  • B772, Denver CO USA, 2001 (On 5 September 2001, a British Airways Boeing 777-200 on the ground at Denver USA, was substantially damaged, and a refuelling operative killed, when a fire broke out following the failure of a refuelling coupling under pressure because of improper attachment.)
  • E190 / Vehicle, Denver CO, USA 2011 (On 31 December 2010, an Embraer ERJ190 being operated by Air Canada on a scheduled passenger service from Denver to Chicago was about to begin the take off roll from the full length of runway 34R at Denver in normal day visibility in accordance with ATC clearance when the flight crew observed the headlights of a vehicle approaching along the runway towards their position. The aircraft held position and advised ATC who had previously been unaware of the presence of the vehicle.)