2012 colorado business economic outlook dia remains

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Unformatted text preview: ic at the Molly Brown House Museum. 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook DIA remains the 5th-busiest airport in the nation and 10th-busiest in the world, with nearly 1,700 daily nonstops to more than 160 worldwide destinations and serving the third-most destinations of U.S. airports. In 2011, DIA recorded the busiest August in its history, with a total of 5,037,947 passengers traveling through the facility. This marks the first time in its 16-year-history that DIA has surpassed 5 million passengers during the month of August. The figure also represents a 2.3% increase from the 4,924,060 travelers who used the airport during the same month in 2010. The yearto-date traffic through August 2011 is 35.76 million, an increase of 794,347 passengers—another 2.3% gain over the same eight-month period in 2010 when DIA saw 34.96 million travelers. The presence of Frontier and United, and the growth of Southwest in adding new routes, has combined to keep airfares to and from Denver very low relative to the rest of the country. In addition to DIA, Colorado Springs, Grand Junction, and seven mountain airpo...
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