The Denver area is primarily served by Denver International Airport (DEN). The airport is a hub for Frontier Airlines, Great Lakes Airlines and United Airlines, and a mini-hub for Southwest Airlines. Among the busiest routes are those to Phoenix, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco, in the United States, and London, Cancun, Toronto, Calgary and Frankfurt.
Colorado Springs Airport (COS), located about 70 miles south of Denver, is a small airport with a limited amount of service to cities including Denver, Dallas, Houston, Chicago and Atlanta.
Additionally, Centennial Airport (APA), located in Dove Valley, and Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (BJC), located in Broomfield, each have service to Grand Junction.
Fliers looking for cheap airfares—including flights to Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, New York City and Orlando—should be sure to search for available flights on all airlines flying from all Denver-area airports. Thanks to the presence of low-cost carriers such as JetBlue Airways, Southwest and Spirit Airlines, low fares can be plentiful, particularly on routes served by more than one airline.
United offers non-stop flights between Denver and Honolulu. From Honolulu, travelers can connect onto short flights to other Hawaiian islands, including Maui, Oahu and Kauai. Flying time to Honolulu is about 7 hours, 15 minutes.
Several airlines fly to Mexican resort destinations, often resulting in cheap flights. AirTran Airways, Frontier and United all have non-stop flights to both Cancun and Los Cabos.
If Florida is more your style, Frontier, Southwest, Spirit and United all offer non-stop flights to Fort Lauderdale, while American Airlines offers service to neighboring Miami. Frontier, Southwest and United all fly non-stop from Denver to Fort Myers on Florida’s Gulf Coast.