Ten Reasons Why We Love Denver International Airport

Another angle on Denver International Airport.
Another angle on Denver International Airport. File photo
Denver International Airport will soon be slammed with Thanksgiving travelers. And while the holiday is full of uncertainty — will the weather suck? Will you again get into a fight with your crazy aunt about Donald Trump? — Mile High travelers can rest assured that, unlike that dry-ass turkey, their airport won't let them down. On November 14, the Wall Street Journal ranked DIA as the best airport in the U.S.

"Once a symbol of high cost and dysfunction, Denver soared in rankings of reliability, value and convenience," wrote the WSJ's Scott McCartney.

We polled our well-traveled writers, asking for all the reasons they love DIA. Here are the top ten:

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