Philadelphia Worldwide Airport plans to double the variety of parking areas in its economic system lot in preparation for a busy few months for vacationers.

The airport will improve areas on the economic system lot from 1,840 to three,600 spots. That is along with almost 12,000 different parking areas in surrounding garages and short-term tons.

The economic system lot alongside the 4400 block of Island Avenue is the most affordable possibility for vacationers, with a $15 flat fee for as much as 24 hours. The lot is first come, first served and features a free, 24/7 shuttle service to the airport terminals.

Different choices embody the garages exterior the airport alongside Storage Avenue. These vary between $5 for as much as half-hour and $28 for as much as 4 hours or longer. The short-term, floor degree parking in the identical space has comparable costs, however will increase to $48 for as much as 24 hours.

Earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic system lot had greater than 7,000 parking areas. The lot was closed amid declining air journey throughout the pandemic and for the deliberate enlargement of the airport’s cargo capability. Final yr, the airport started to reopen the economic system lot step by step, abandoning earlier plans for a everlasting closure. 

The cellular phone ready lot might be accessed from I-95 and Route 291 by following signage. That lot is free with a 30-minute time restrict.

There are additionally quite a lot of personal tons across the airport which have various prices.

The airport’s economic system lot enlargement comes forward of a journey season believed to be essentially the most lively since earlier than the pandemic, the Philadelphia Enterprise Journal reported. Airport officers estimate greater than 4 million folks will board departing flights between June and August, which might be a 12% improve from final yr.

By Editor