Dealing with “historic inflation,” Tampa Worldwide Airport officers are rising parking charges. The utmost each day price for economic system parking will rise $2 on April 4, for a complete price of $14 for twenty-four hours of parking.

Hourly charges is not going to be affected.

Parking facility operations prices over the subsequent 12 years are estimated to be $72 million, the airport stated in an announcement Tuesday. Per unit labor prices have elevated 14% since earlier than the pandemic.

In response to rising prices, the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board of Administrators earlier this month additionally permitted a future parking price adjustment for when present building initiatives are accomplished. These embrace transferring walkways in the long run parking storage and demolishing the an “outdated monorail” in lengthy and quick time period garages. These enhancements will present nearly 500 new parking areas throughout each garages when full.

The initiatives are anticipated to be completed subsequent yr at a value of $30.4 million, a part of the airport’s capital enchancment program. When the speed adjustment takes impact, each day most parking charges will likely be $28 within the quick time period storage, $22 in the long run storage and $18 within the economic system storage.

In 2021 the airport launched on-line reserving web site, the place vacationers can discover cheaper charges and reserve a parking area as much as a yr prematurely.

The final time the aviation board permitted a price adjustment at Tampa airport’s parking services was in 2020.