The number of car parking spaces at Australian airports has increased, as has the rate charged for airport parking, according to new research from Knight Frank.
The research says while the cost of airport parking has increased, CBD parking rates are still higher across east coast markets. The National Comparison of Airport Parking & CBD Daily Rates report also notes a gap in parking rates from east to west coast.
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Source: Knight Frank
The majority of major Australian airports are either currently, or have recently completed, car parking expansions:
Sydney Airport will open a new 2800-bay international car park in August
Brisbane has recently completed a new 5000-bay, multi-level facility at the domestic terminal
Adelaide is currently developing a multi-level car park, due for completion in September, providing 1600 public bays adding to the existing 830
Canberra’s terminal has been upgraded to provide two covered facilities of 1200 bays with a further two open car parks at 450 spaces each (total: 3300 bays)
Perth’s terminal expansion project will see the addition of a new multi-storey car park in 2014
Darwin currently has 624 bays at its short term car park with an additional 160 bays planned
Melbourne has future plans for two new car parks providing up to 6000 bays