Ground Transportation — Business Opportunities Ground Transportation — Contracts

The airport's Parking and Transportation Section manages all ground transportation companies providing services to travelers using DIA. Our fleet of providers include taxis, hotel shuttles, luxury limousines, commuter shuttles, mountain carriers, off-airport parking and charter buses.

If you are interested in joining our fleet, the first step is to contact the Ground Transportation Office and request a registration packet. Once you have reviewed the packet, call or e-mail the Ground Transportation Office for assistance in completing the registration process. 

  Steps to Register and Operate Commercial Vehicles at DIA

  1. Contact the Ground Transportation Office and request a registration packet.  Call (303) 342-4060 or e-mail [email protected].
  2. After you have received your registration packet, contact the Ground Transportation Office to begin the registration process. 
  3. Ground Transportation receives and reviews the required operating permit paperwork. The following paperwork is required:
    1. Public Utilities Commission (PUC) and/or Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration registration(s) and/or letters of authority, if applicable.
    2. A completed City and County of Denver Insurance Requirements document (Microsoft Word)
    3. Operating Permit generated by DEN staff for approval and signature by the Director of Parking and Transportation. New company representatives must participate in a scheduled registration and operational orientation.
    4. A completed AVI Application (Adobe PDF)
    5. Hotels, off-airport parking shuttles and other companies providing courtesy ground transportation must provide a copy of a business license indicating their legal business name. All paperwork submitted must use the same company name(s).
    6. A Performance Bond of $500 per vehicle and an AVI tag deposit of $50 are required and are payable by credit or debit card ONLY. Cash, cashier's check, company checks and money orders are not accepted.
  4. An operating permit is signed and a ground transportation orientation session is conducted with the company manager(s).
  5. The Director of Parking and Transportation signs the Ground Transportation Operating Permit.
  6. The company representative schedules an appointment with the AVI Sales Office (303) 342-4053 to have AVI tags installed in its vehicles. When installation is complete, the company may begin operating at Denver International Airport.

Denver International Airport
Ground Transportation Office
Airport Office Building
6th Floor, Room 6860
8500 Peña Blvd.
Denver, CO 80249-6340

Phone: (303) 342-4060
E-mail: [email protected]
Office Hours: 8 am to 5 pm, Mon. - Fri.