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Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 7:52 AM - For Immediate Release

Parking Improvements at Sacramento International Airport

SACRAMENTO, CA – Those who frequent the Economy Lot at Sacramento International Airport might notice some changes in the coming months. Approximately 1500 parking spaces in the Economy Lot will be closed beginning today, Thursday, September 27 for paving.

This portion of the Economy Lot is currently unpaved and becomes muddy during winter and rain months. Paving will improve conditions for passengers parking in the Economy Lot and will better position Sacramento International Airport to serve passengers and provide a better parking experience as we continue to see passenger growth.

To supplement parking space availability during this time an overflow lot will be opened on an as needed basis when the Economy Lot, Daily Lot, and the Garage are full. Unlike other lots at Sacramento International Airport, the overflow lot is a pre-pay by license plate or the last 6 digits of the VIN number if a car does not have a license plate. As with our Economy lot, shuttle service will be provided to and from the lot in 15-20 minute intervals.

“We work hard to provide the best experience for our passengers,” says Samantha Mott, Sacramento County Department of Airports Spokeswoman. “Paving this portion of the Economy Lot will improve passenger experience when parking.”

As always, to reduce stress, allow for plenty of time to park and move through TSA security we recommend passengers arrive at the airport two hours prior to their flight. For up-to-date parking information please visit the parking page on our website.

The Sacramento County Department of Airports is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. Sacramento International Airport offers more than 155 daily nonstop flights on 12 domestic and international carriers to 36 destinations. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County Department of Airports is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit