DENVER — The spring break season is beginning in Colorado, and meaning extra visitors to the mountains and extra individuals at Denver Worldwide Airport.
DIA is anticipating about an eleven % improve in visitors from this similar time final yr. Heath Montgomery, a spokesperson for DIA, stated the airport will doubtless see 1.2 million passengers each week for the 4 weeks.
Due to the rise in passenger visitors, DIA is including contract staff on the safety checkpoints on the busiest days and on the busiest occasions.
The additional staff will transfer the bins and ensure individuals know the principles about eradicating jackets, belts and footwear.
“The individuals we’re offering on the checkpoints are literally liberating up these officers to concentrate on core mission, which is airport safety,” stated Montgomery. “That permits everyone to get by means of somewhat quicker.”
The airport and TSA are recommending that passengers give themselves at the very least two hours to get by means of safety and get to their gates, particularly on Fridays and weekends in March.