DENVER -- City officials here said yesterday the Denver International Airport is within its original $2.7 billion budget, but it will need another $44 million to pay for extra construction requested by airlines.

Denver Mayor Wellington Webb also said the city will announce a postponed opening date Monday. Planners have drawn up January, February, and March scenarios to replace the scheduled Dec. 19 opening.

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