International Trade

Metro Denver's strategic location, diverse industry mix, and fast-growing international airport make it a highly strategic location for international trade.

At the center of world commerce and trade

Denver’s central U.S. location on the 105th meridian at the midpoint between Tokyo and Frankfurt makes it a strategic choice for conducting international business. With its unique Mountain time zone location, Denver is the largest U.S. city offering one-bounce satellite uplinks to world satellite networks and real-time connections to six out of seven continents in one business day.

Colorado’s five largest trading partners for goods are:

  • Canada

  • Mexico

  • China

  • Japan

  • Korea 

Denver International Airport (DEN) is now served by 25 airlines including nine foreign-flag carriers that provide service to 25 international destinations in 11 countries, and more than 185 total nonstop destinations. In addition, DEN will have nonstop service to all 10 of the top 10 international markets, and 15 of the top 20 international markets.