Centennial Airport – APA Centennial
The Centennial Airport in Dove Valley is owned by the Arapahoe County Public Airport Authority, and given a code of APA. The public airport runs 15 nautical miles southeast of Denver, Colorado in the US. Then known as the Arapahoe County Airport, it was renamed in 1984 to signal Colorado’s admission to the Union as the 38th state in the 1876 United States Declaration of Independence. As of 2018, the Centennial Airport has 840 based aircraft which operated 337,947 times.
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The APA-Centennial Airport was established in May 12, 1968. The airport operates an average of 925 flights per day. Out of the 840 aircrafts at the Denver, Colorado airport, 568 are single-engine, 104 are multi-engine, 147 are jets, and 20 are helicopters. While waiting for your flight at Centennial Airport, eat your way at the Mixing Bowl Cookie Dough for a sweet treat or a delicious bite at The Perfect Landing. From the airport, you can start your adventure to cities of Colorado Springs, Denver, and Aurora.
What to Do & Area Attractions
For hotels near Centennial Airport (APA), make your way to the Hilton Denver Inverness for a luxurious night in at their full-service spa. Just across the Centennial Airport and near the Sports Dome, you can book a room at the Ramada by Wyndham Englewood Hotel & Suites for an affordable and comfortable stay.
Denver, Colorado’s Centennial Airport also hosts the corporate headquarters of Key Lime Air’s Denver Air Connection to Grand Junction. APA-Centennial Airport is near the Denver International Airport, the largest airport in North America, which serves the metropolitan Denver, Colorado and the greater Range Urban Corridor.