Parking at DEN

2021 Parking Changes

Currently, DEN’s garage parking, economy parking lots, and the 61st and Peña lot are open. DEN’s shuttle lots, including *Pikes Peak and Mt. Elbert, are closed, as are east and west valet parking. Pikes Peak may occasionally open temporarilty during heavy traffic volume. 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.

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:

  • East and 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)
  • Effective June 15, Reserved Parking will close until late 2021 while we transition to the airport’s new parking system, which includes contactless payment and other enhanced features. 
  • 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.