Pikes Peak shuttle batch at Denver International Airport opens on very temporary basis to handle greater passenger load – CBS Denver

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DENVER (CBS4) – The Pikes Peak shuttle parking lot at Denver International Airport has been closed for almost a year and a half, but it will open temporarily to handle more travelers for part of this weekend, announced Friday the airport. .

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The car park opened at 9 a.m. on Friday and will remain open for vehicle parking only until 5 p.m. on Saturday. It costs $ 8 per day to park there.

Those who park in the car park during this time should expect that the journey from the car park to the terminal via the shuttle will take longer than normal due to staff shortages at the airport. They struggled all year to find enough people to drive their shuttles.

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When travelers who park in the shuttle parking lot return from their air travel, they will be able to take a shuttle from the terminal to the parking lot despite the fact that it will be closed to incoming cars.

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Airport officials have said they aim to permanently reopen the Pikes Peak shuttle parking lot before the holidays.

Anyone interested in applying for a shuttle driver job can visit jobs.flydenver.com or go to www.abm.com/careers and search for Driver. A Class A or B CDL license with P2 endorsement is required.

The Mt. Elbert shuttle parking lot remains completely closed.

Additional resources

Denver International Airport shared more specific instructions for people parking in the shuttle parking lot Friday and Saturday:

– The only acceptable form of payment at the shuttle parking lot is credit card or debit card.

– Arriving passengers returning to their vehicle at Pikes Peak grounds will take the shuttle to level 5 on the east side only, island 3 near gate 511.

РThe Pikes Peak terrain is located at 75th Ave. and North Elk St. From entering Pe̱a Boulevard, exit at 75th Ave. and head east to North Elk St. where you will turn right. It is currently the only entrance to Pikes Peak. The west entrance is closed due to work in progress. Signs are installed to help motorists navigate to the field.


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