DIA Aerotropolis Measure Wins Denver, Adams County Approval

November 4, 2015
Photo: Denver International Airport Sunset (AP File)
Denver International Airport at sunset.

which does away with a longstanding agreement between the counties that prohibited businesses at DIA not related to airport operation.

The agreement forged by the vote will take effect on Jan. 1. Adams County and Denver will begin equally sharing tax revenue once there is new business development at DIA that is generating revenue.

“We will immediately move into recruiting new businesses to DIA, building out the 1,500 acres of airport property and recruiting 12,000 new jobs into the metro area," said Adams County Commissioners Erik Hansen.