Spokesperson: DIA operations unchanged by government shutdown
DENVER -- Four weeks into the partial government shut down and growing concerns about air traffic controllers and flight safety are starting to rise. But what is it like, right now, at DIA? When it comes to traveling by air, a vital link in the chain is the air traffic controller. The men and women in that crucial role oversee the operations at Denver International Airport, where 160,000 passengers jump on or get off 1,600 flights.