Denver Airports: From Stapleton to DIA (Images of Aviation) by Jeffrey C. Price, Jeffrey S. Forrest, Shahn G. Sederberg
English | April 29th, 2019 | ISBN: 1467102407, 1540236196 | 128 pages | EPUB | 74.37 MB
On the cusp of the Great Depression, Denver mayor Benjamin Stapleton pushed for the development of the first city-operated airport. Denver Municipal Airport opened in 1929 with three hub airlines. While Stapleton would be honored to later have the airport named after him, by the mid-1980s, the name Stapleton had become synonymous with congestion, flight delays, and frequent closures when the snow moved in.