The white tent-like structures of the Jeppesen Terminal pay tribute to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Albert Kuan)

DEN: The Largest Airport by Total Land Mass in the U.S.

When it comes to airports in the middle of nowhere, Denver International Airport (DEN) is probably the most notable. This big city airport is the largest airport by total land area in the U.S, is right in the middle of the great plains of Colorado, yet it is close enough to the exciting developments taking place in downtown Denver that it’s only 30 minutes away by commuter train. Just last year alone, the airport served more than 58 million passengers,…