Southwest Airlines opens new $100m Technical Operations Hangar Facility

Southwest Airlines Co. today is celebrating the completion of a major infrastructure investment to support its long-term vision for its Denver operation with the opening of a new Technical Operations complex at Denver International Airport (DEN).

The nearly three-year, $100 million, 130,000 square foot project includes a large aircraft maintenance hangar and room for offices, training, and warehousing to support the carrier’s Technical Operations Team; and represents Southwest’s continued commitment to Denver by bringing more job opportunities to the community.

“As we continue to grow and welcome more Customers at Denver International Airport, we’re laser-focused on the work that happens behind-the-scenes that enables us to provide a great Customer experience,” said Mike Van de Ven, Southwest Airlines’ President & Chief Operating Officer.

“This new hangar facility is a critical investment that supports our commitment to maintaining a safe, reliable fleet so we can connect our Denver Customers to the people and the places that matter most in their lives.”