Parking at DEN

2021 Parking Changes

Currently, DEN’s garage parking, West Economy parking lot and the 61st and Peña lot are open. DEN’s shuttle lots, including Pikes Peak and Mt. Elbert, are closed, as is the East Economy lot. Parking rates for open lots have not changed. There are also a number of off-airport parking options that offer shuttle service to DEN, click here for more information

Due to construction and implementation of a new parking system, Short Term Parking at Terminal East will be closed to incoming vehicles through February. During these closures please park at other open lots including: the West Garage, West Short Term Parking or West Economy. 

Parking Lot Entry/Exit Construction Notice 

The installation of our new parking system may cause  delays entering and exiting our parking facilities. We apologize for any inconvenience you may experience. When complete the new system will provide many new features for our customers including contactless ingress/egress and payment. Ongoing construction and lane closures throughout our parking facilities will continue through fall of 2021. Please click here to see the status of all DEN parking lots.

COVID-19 Notice 

If you are unable to return to DEN as planned due to COVID-19 and have questions about your vehicle that is currently parked in a DEN parking lot, send an email to [email protected] with your contact information, vehicle make, model, color and license plate number, and information about where and when you parked your vehicle.  Email responses will occur during normal business hours between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Denver International Airport offers the following parking options and are open 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a week:

  • West Economy parking (surface lot adjacent to the west parking garage), is within walking distance to the terminal or free shuttles are available at the shelters
  • Covered parking in garage and short-term lots (conveniently located just outside Jeppesen Terminal)
  • Reserved parking is available in the East or West garage.  For more info:
  • The 61st and Peña parking lot is conveniently located on RTD’s University of Colorado A Line

For more information about our parking lots, visit our Parking Lots page.

For your safety, parking or stopping along any airport roadway is prohibited. Violators are subject to ticketing.

DEN Parking Recognized

The International Parking Institute recently honored DEN as an Accredited Parking Organization (APO) with Distinction. The designation recognizes best practices in responsible parking management and operations, customer service, professional development, sustainability, safety, and security. Our team goes above and beyond to provide customers affordable, efficient and convenient service.