St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) Parking

PLEASE CONSIDER GETTING A RIDE TO THE AIRPORT.  St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) has limited parking options available.  Long-term parking is filling up and closing regularly.  If you plan to park, please be prepared to park in Economy Parking (remember your lot - Key Lime, Strawberry or Overflow) and plan extra time for shuttles.  Please become familiar with our Parking Map below. Thank you for your cooperation to make your travel Go Easy!
St Pete Clearwater Airport Parking Lot 2020
Parking Lot Info

Airport Economy parking lots are open 2 hours prior to the first departure of the day and 1 hour after the last flight arrives. If there is a flight delay, shuttles will continue to operate 30 minutes after arrival.  Cash, credit cards, and debit cards are accepted at Key Lime Economy and credit/debit cards only at Strawberry Economy Lot.

Key Lime lot is located across the street from the airport entrance.  Strawberry Lot opens once Key Lime is full and signage will direct you when it opens.

Our long-term parking lot is open 24 hours a day and is adjacent to the terminal within walking distance.  When it closes, you will be directed to our Economy Lots.

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Cell Phone Waiting Lot

  • Visitors are encouraged to use the Cell Phone Lot if they are picking up passengers.
  • Free Wi-Fi available to track arriving flight on
  • Restrooms on site.
  • No unattended parking in the cell lot, $30 tickets will be issued for violations of this policy. Only active loading and unloading is allowed curbside at the terminal.
  • The cell phone lot is located adjacent to the air traffic control tower.

Parking Options

Long Term Parking:

Long Term Parking fills up and closes frequently.  Please be prepared to park in Economy lots.

  • $2.00 First Hour
  • $1.00 each additional 20 minutes
  • $15.00 Daily Maximum (New rate effective 10/1/23)
  • Electronic Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Currently Unavailable

Short Term Parking:

  • $2.00 First Hour
  • $1.00 each additional 20 minutes
  • $24.00 Daily Maximum
  • No overnight parking - If you park in the Short Term Lot overnight, you will pay the daily rate.  No refunds will be granted.

Economy Parking: $10.00 per day (New rate effective 10/1/23)

Hourly rates charged per above

Note: If you have difficulty walking with luggage, we recommend you park in the Economy Lot and use the convenient shuttle service to/from the terminal.

Economy Parking #1 "Key Lime PIE Lot"
Open year round. The Economy Lot #1 is located across Roosevelt Blvd on 46th Street.
Economy Parking #2 "Strawberry PIE Lot"
Open only as needed. Economy Lot #2 is located on Fairchild Drive west of the Terminal.

Free Shuttle Service to/from the terminal for your convenience.

  • For pick-up in the economy parking lot, proceed to a shelter and note the shelter number for your return.
  • Make note of the Economy Lot you parked in - Key Lime, Strawberry, or Overflow and when you return make sure to board the correct shuttle.
  • There are pick-up/drop-off locations at the terminal: Drop-off only in front of terminal between Ticketing A and B and drop-off/pick-up in the Ground Transportation Lot. 
  • Shuttles begin operating 2 hours before the first flight of the day.  Shuttles average 20 minutes between pick-ups, depending on construction and traffic.  Thank you for your patience in waiting for the next available shuttle.

Off-Site Parking Options - contact directly for availability and price

Holiday Inn -  3535 Ulmerton Road 727-220-1184

Sleep Inn - 3939 Ulmerton Road 727-573-5049

Pinellas County Sheriff's Deputies patrol our lighted parking lots 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Your parking ticket is a license to use one vehicle parking space. Acceptance of this ticket constitutes an agreement that the owners and operators of this lot shall not be responsible for the loss or damage to the vehicle, its accessories or contents resulting from theft, vandalism, fire, or any other cause. No employee of the owner or operator can change this agreement. If the holder does not agree to these conditions, they may immediately exit this lot at no charge.

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