The city of Aurora provides services and resources to businesses and development partners with the purpose of retaining, attracting, and expanding business and employment opportunities throughout our community. Access to The Children's Hospital Colorado, Anshutz Medical Campus, and the University of Colorado Hospital is a huge draw for many people moving to the area as well as the quick commute to Buckley AFB and DIA. Looking for more information about Aurora's business development, click here to visit their site.
Commuting from Aurora
E-470, I-70, and I-225 all run through various parts of Aurora giving commuters easy access to the surrounding communities of Denver, Parker, Brighton, Stapleton, and Greenwood Village.
Denver International Airport (DEN) to Aurora is 12 miles or about 20 minutes.
DIA to downtown Denver is a 35-minute drive or A-Line, to get from the airport to Denver Union Station and vice versa courtesy of the Regional Transportation District (RTD), metro Denver's public transit provider takes riders 37 minutes.
RTD FasTracks rail system through Aurora
The new A Line services eight stations:
Students in Aurora are served by both the Aurora Public School District and the highly nationally ranked Cherry Creek School District.
Aurora is home to Southlands mall, featuring almost 2 million square feet of retail and dining, a movie theater and an outdoor splash pad turned ice skating rink in the winter months. The city of Aurora boasts some 100 parks and more than 5,000 acres of protected open space that encourage residents to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle. The city's golf trail includes nearly a dozen courses, including six award-winning municipal courses open to the public. It's also home to Aurora Reservoir which offers a wide range of outdoor recreation opportunities including kayaking, sailing and many miles of trails as well as a "lakefront" lifestyle to its many residents.