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Denver’s old airport tower reopens for tours

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Retired air traffic controller Mike Coulter takes a photo from the old Stapleton tower in Denver. It was the first time he had been in the tower since it closed in 1995.

Denver's airport used to be a lot closer to the city. You're reminded of that when you see the old control tower. And now Flyteco Brewing, which that took over the building, is giving tower tours, something we were able to do back in 2017 with a man named Mike Coulter, who worked as air traffic controller in the tower.