4 Denver International Airport lounges to check out next time you fly

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In a Nutshell

Make the most of your time when flying to or through the Mile High City with these lounges at the Denver International Airport.
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Denver International Airport was the fifth-busiest airport in the United States in 2017, seeing more than 61 million passengers.

Whether you’re traveling to or from Denver, or just changing planes there, an airport lounge can be a nice respite from the noise and crowds of the gate area. Depending on your ticket or your airline rewards program, you have a number of choices.

Let’s take a look at four great airport lounge options.

Delta Sky Club®, Concourse A

You can find the Delta Sky Club® at the Center Core of Concourse A. It’s open from 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (although times may vary depending on the last Delta flights of the day). It’s open seven days a week.

In the lounge, you’ll find complimentary Wi-Fi and beverages, with premium beverages available to buy. Delta staff members can also assist guests with their flights.

Single visit passes are $59 per person, per visit.

If you’re a Delta Diamond Medallion® Member, you can select a Sky Club® membership as one of your Choice Benefits, and that can get you into the lounge as well. Or you can access it if you’re a member of SkyTeam Elite Plus® (including Delta Diamond, Platinum or Gold Medallion® members) traveling in any cabin on certain SkyTeam international flights — you’ll even be able to bring in a guest.

United Club℠ Denver, Concourse B, East and West

There are two United Club℠ locations in Concourse B — one on the east side near Gate B44 and another on the west side near Gate B32. The United Club℠ East is open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. United Club℠ West is open daily from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

These clubs have United representatives who can assist you with your flights and feature complimentary bar service, beverages and light snacks.

United Club℠ members can access the club with two adult guests or one adult guest and dependent children under 21. You can also buy a one-time United Club℠ pass for $59 per person.

American Airlines Admirals Club®, Concourse A

This lounge is located in Concourse A near the north end of the bridge from Jeppesen Terminal. It’s open from 4:45 a.m. to 12:30 a.m., seven days a week. It features complimentary Wi-Fi, PCs with internet access and food for purchase. It also has a children’s room. American Airlines staff members can be available to assist with your flights.

Access to the lounge is offered to those flying first class or business class for qualifying flights on American or a oneworld® airline. You can also use the lounge if you are an elite status member with AAdvantage® Executive Platinum, Platinum Pro or Platinum on a qualifying international flight with American or a oneworld® airline, or if you’re a oneworld® Emerald℠ or Sapphire℠ member and flying on a qualifying American or oneworld® flight. Day passes are also available for $59.

USO Denver, Concourse A

This lounge is in the central part of Concourse A and is open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Amenities include snacks, beverages, Wi-Fi and computers. It also offers a children’s play area and a sleeping area. Admission is free for active-duty service members and their families.

Bottom line

Denver International Airport’s lounges offer harried travelers a place to relax and get away from the bustling crowds. But if you can’t access any of these lounges, you may have another option at Denver International to take a break from the hustle and bustle.

About the author: Jason Steele is a journalist who specializes in covering credit cards, rewards travel and other areas of personal finance. As one of the nation’s leading experts in the credit card industry, Jason’s work has been feat… Read more.