This Denver Agency Leaned Into Wild Conspiracy Theories During Airport Construction

Karsh Hagan behind talking gargoyles and the #DENFiles


Denver International Airport (DIA) has an interesting, and somewhat troubling, history. Opened in 1995, there was civic controversy about building a new airport in the first place (old-timers thought Stapleton was just fine). But what was unexpected were the rampant rumors and conspiracy theories about the behemoth airport.

Some are more outlandish like that DIA was built by the New World Order (it was funded by something called the “New World Airport Commission”), Freemasons were involved in construction and that the Illuminati headquarters are underneath the airport.

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