ASPEN – The Aspen-Pitkin County Airport is eliminating curbside parking close to the terminal to adjust to federal safety guidelines.
The Aspen Day by day Information reported Friday that the U.S. Transportation Safety Administration needs the parking areas eradicated to cut back the specter of automobile bombs close to the terminal.
Airport Director John Kinney says airport officers delayed the change so long as they might.
Kinney says the curbside parking spots will likely be changed subsequent spring with lanes the place drivers can cease briefly to load and unload passengers however can’t go away their autos unattended. It’s the association most airports nationwide use.
He says short-term parking spots are nonetheless accessible 100 ft from the terminal.
Airport workers started handing out playing cards on Thursday to individuals who parked curbside to inform them in regards to the change.