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The 11th NCHEP will be hosted in person in Denver, CO. The main airport is the Denver International Airport (DIA) and this page contains information on how to navigate the airport and travel between the airport and the conference hotel (Denver Marriott Tech Center).

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Denver International Airport Overview

The Denver International Airport has One (1) Main Terminal and Three (3) Concourses: A, B, and C.

The Main Terminal houses baggage claim, departure drop-off and arrival pick-up, ticketing, and security.

The Concourses are where flights arrive and depart: all travelers arriving and departing Denver will do so atone of the three Concourses (A, B, C).


Moving between the Terminal and Concourse

The Main Terminal is connected to Concourse A, B and C by the Automatic Guideway Transit System (AGTS) which is a free underground train service that runs between the Terminal and Concourse C, stopping at Concourses A and B in between. A full trip between the Terminal and Concourse C takes about 5 minutes.

Upon landing and de-plaining in Denver, look for signs to: Terminal (this is where you will find Baggage Claim and Ground Transportation). Head in the direction of the Terminal. Take the AGTS (TransitSystem Train) from your Concourse (A, B or C) to the Terminal.


Here are the locations of commonly needed options once you arrive at the Terminal:

Baggage Claim

Level 5 on both the East and West side of the Terminal, depending on your airline.


Ride Services (Lyft or Uber)

Ride-share pickups are on Level 5, Island 5 of the Terminal. If you have requested rides through the Lyft or Uber apps, follow signs for ground transportation, then exit the terminal through Doors 506–510 (West side) and 507–511 (East side) on Level 5 near baggage claim and proceed to Island 5 to meet your driver. Range of cost: $35-$75/depending on time of day.



You'll find taxis at Level 5, Island 1, outside of the Terminal through Door 507 (East side) and Door 510 (West side). Flat rates are the same for all companies (the NCHEP Hotel is in Denver Tech Region B: $62.03).


Buses and Regional Transportation Train

Denver’s public transport system, Regional Transportation District (RTD/Light Raid), also operates four bus routes under the frequent airport express bus service called SkyRide. Board at the DEN Transit Center, Level 1, adjacent to the Westin Denver International Airport Hotel. The Transit Center can be accessed at the South end of the Terminal by exiting through the glass doors and taking the escalator or elevator down to ground level. Bus and train schedules vary based on day of week and time of day.

Denver Light Rail 

From the Denver International Airport:

Denver International Airport (DEN) to Denver Marriott Tech Center: Greenwood Village by bus, tram and walk. The journey time between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Denver Marriott Tech Center, Greenwood Village is around 1h 4m and covers a distance of around 30 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 23 min. The fastest journey normally takes 49 min. Operated by Regional Transportation District (RTD), the Denver Airport (DEN) to Denver Marriott Tech Center, Greenwood Village service departs from Denver Airport Station Gate 9 and arrives in Denver Marriott Tech Center, Greenwood Village. Light Rail Fare from theAirport: $10.50

Please visit the RTD website for turn-by-turn directions:


RentalCars and Shuttles

Car rental agencies are located on airport property and provide courtesy shuttle service to and from the Terminal. Shuttles pick up and drop off from the Terminal Level 5, Island 4, outside Doors 505–513 (East side) and 504–512 (Westside).

Note: there is not a shuttle between the Denver International Airport and the Marriott Denver Tech Center

Denver Airport Wi-Fi

There is free Wi-Fi available throughout Denver International Airport and you can connect by selecting “DEN Airport Free WiFi” from your available connections.


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