Suggested fee changes for New Plymouth Airport car parking

A proposed fee increase for long-stay users of New Plymouth Airport’s community car park will be considered by the Council.

Tonight (Tuesday) the particular Monitoring Committee recommended the Council approve the changes, with the revenue to pay for the car park’s extension. The Council will consider the recommendation in its meeting on 18 March.

Manager Property Resources Peter Handcock says the parking area, which was extended in 2012 but is now inadequate for the demand in peak times, will have between eighty and 100 new parking areas from its next extension (which will be held at before the middle of next year).

“That stage 3 extension will get us through the following couple years, ” he says. “Another extension to meet the growing requirement will be decided on through the creation from the airport’s Master Plan for meeting long lasting growth. ”

The proposed new fee structure would certainly retain the free first hour — which is unique at regional air-ports – as well as the $1 per hour price, one of the lowest hourly fee just for airport parking in the country. The changes would be:

Increasing the maximum everyday fee from $10 to $14.

Increasing the variable daily fee from a maximum of $60 for seven days to:

o $14 for the first 3 days.

o $12 for the fourth and fifth days.

o $10 for that sixth day.

Escalating the weekly pass from $60 to $80.

Escalating the annual pass from $250 to $350.

Escalating the lost ticket fee from $60 to $100.

Increasing the fees for cabs and shuttles from $2 in order to $3 per trip, and the companies’ annual fees from $250 in order to $350.

If approved, the new fee structure would start on one July and is forecast to generate an extra $200, 000 per year for the airport.


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A proposed fee enhance for long-stay users of New Plymouth Airport’s public car park will be regarded by the Council.

Tonight (Tuesday) the Monitoring Committee suggested the Council approve the adjustments, with the revenue to pay for the car park’s extension. The Council will consider the recommendation at its meeting upon 18 March.

Manager Property Assets Peter Handcock states the parking area, which was extended in 2012 but is now inadequate for that demand at peak times, may have between 80 and 100 new parking spaces from its next extension (which will take place before the middle associated with next year).

“That stage three extension will get us through the next couple years, ” he says. “Another extension to meet the particular growing demand will be decided on through the creation of the airport’s Master Arrange for meeting long-term growth. ”

The proposed new fee structure would retain the free very first hour – which is unique in regional airports – as well as the $1 per hour price, one of the lowest hourly fee for airport parking in the country. The changes would be:

Escalating the maximum daily fee from 10 dollars to $14.

Escalating the variable daily fee from the maximum of $60 for seven days in order to:

o $14 for that first three days.

o $12 for the fourth and fifth days.

um $10 for the sixth day.

Increasing the weekly complete from $60 to $80.

Increasing the annual complete from $250 to $350.

Increasing the lost solution fee from $60 to hundred buck.

Increasing the costs for taxis and shuttles from $2 to $3 per trip, and the companies’ annual fees from $250 to $350.

In case approved, the new fee structure would certainly start on 1 July and is prediction to generate an additional $200, 000 per year for the airport.

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