Who Is Phil Washington, The Man Nominated To Take Over At DIA?

June 29, 2021
Phil Washington, candidate to become CEO of Denver International Airport, sits in an office in the City and County Building. June 23, 2021.Phil Washington, candidate to become CEO of Denver International Airport, sits in an office in the City and County Building. June 23, 2021.Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite
Phil Washington, candidate to become CEO of Denver International Airport, sits in an office in the City and County Building. June 23, 2021.

Denver International Airport will soon get a new leader. Mayor Michael Hancock has nominated Phil Washington to take over as CEO as construction drags on at DIA. CPR’s Nathaniel Minor reports: Washington has a reputation for getting big projects done.