Travel Information

How to Get There

Denver International Airport (DEN) is a major airline hub, the fifth busiest airport in the world and has non-stop service to destinations throughout North America, Latin America (e.g. Panama City), Europe (e.g. London, Frankfurt/Main, Reykjavik) and Asia (e.g. Tokyo Narita).

Since the airport opened in 1995, it has consistently won readers’ choice awards from publications like Business Traveler Magazine. The airport offers free Wi-Fi access in public areas and a diverse array of dining and shopping choices.

Located northeast of downtown Denver, a cab or shuttle ride puts you in the heart of the city in about 25 minutes. The city’s public transport system, Regional Transportation District (RTD), also operates five bus routes under the frequent airport express bus service called skyRide.

A cab ride from the airport to downtown is approximately $60 USD, but most cabs also accept credit cards.

Passport, Visa, and Border Crossing Information

At the time of writing, to enter the USA, a valid passport is required for citizens of all countries. Visas are required for residents of certain countries; please contact your local US Embassy, Consulate or High Commission Office for the specific requirements for your country of origin ( For more information, please refer to:

Letter of Invitation for Visa Policy

An official Letter of Invitation to obtain a Visa and authorization to attend the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer will be issued ONLY after registration has been completed and full payment received by the Conference Secretariat.


The average high in early September in Denver is 81 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius) and the average low is 54 degrees Fahrenheit (12 degrees Celsius).


Smoking is not permitted at the Conference facilities.

Time Zone

Denver is located in the Mountain Time Zone (GMT -7).

Banks and Currency Exchange

1 USD $ = 100 cents

Banks are generally open from 10:00 to 18:00, Monday through Friday. Automatic teller machines (ATMs) are found throughout Denver. International credit cards are accepted throughout the country at banks, hotels, resorts and the airport. For up-to-date information, please refer to the Universal Currency Converter at: