Arapahoe County is the home to Centennial Airport, the second busiest airport in the nation among airports that are not certified for airline services. The airport is among the top 25 of all airports, including LAX, Chicago's O'Hare and New York's LaGuardia.
Public Airport Authority
Centennial Airport is governed by the Arapahoe County Public Airport Authority, a separate political entity from Arapahoe County. Commissioner Nancy A. Doty, Commissioner Nancy N. Sharpe and Commissioner Bill Holen, serve on the Airport Authority Board.