Edinburgh airport reopens pick-up and drop-off zone – Enterprise Traveller

Edinburgh airport has reopened its pick-up and dropoff zone following a £1.6 million improve.

Works have seen a brand new one-way system created throughout 4 lanes, which the airport says offers “a streamlined course of with extra space”. The power additionally now options digital signage and new walkways, crossings and lighting.

The short-term pick-up zone – which has been working within the airport’s terminal automotive park since January – has now been closed.

Word that from Monday July 17 the price of utilizing the power will improve to £5 (from the earlier £4), which the airport mentioned “takes the cost according to these in place at different Scottish airports”.

Reductions of fifty per cent stay in place for native residents and electrical automobile customers.

Edinburgh airport additionally mentioned that the choice free pick-up and dropoff space – positioned within the Lengthy Keep Automotive Park would additionally stay in use “to offer selection for passengers”. This permits autos to remain for as much as half-hour with out cost.

Commenting on the information Gail Taylor, chief industrial officer (non-aero) at Edinburgh Airport, mentioned:

“On the airport we’re all the time trying to enhance what we have now to supply, and the income generated by way of the Pickup & Dropoff payment helps us ship new routes and locations, introduce higher companies and amenities for passengers, and improve our current infrastructure.

“The £1.6million modernisation of Pickup & Dropoff is one we’re assured will make an enormous distinction to those that use it. These works see the introduction of a one-way system, new walkways and crossings, and digital signage, and have been timed to finish in time for busiest interval over the summer season. We’d wish to thank passengers for his or her persistence and understanding whereas these have been ongoing.

“We’re dedicated to providing as a lot selection as attainable and charged Pickup & Dropoff is considered one of a number of choices passengers have once they come to the airport. We do even have a free various in our Lengthy Keep Automotive Park together with incredible parking and public transport connections.”

For our information to drop-off expenses at UK airports, see:

UK Airport drop-off payment expenses