TIBA Parking Systems, in association with Signature Control Systems, has been selected by the Columbus Regional Airport Authority to install a new Parking Revenue and Access Control System (PARCS) at John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) and nearby Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK), TIBA said.
More than 7.3 million passengers utilized John Glenn International in 2016; a growth of 7.8% over the previous year. Following an USD 80 million terminal modernization investment completed in 2016, the airport authority is now focused on modernizing its parking operations.
TIBA was selected to provide a complete, networked PARCS solution for the airport´s multi-level parking structure and 7 parking lots consisting of 74 exit and entrance lanes and 14,000-plus parking spaces. The new TIBA PARCS solution will also incorporate license plate recognition (LPR), to speed garage entries and exits in addition to an online billing platform to provide an easier, quicker and safer customer experience.
With its vision to connect Ohio with the world, the Columbus Regional Airport Authority oversees the operation of passenger-focused John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH), cargo-focused Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK), and general aviation airport Bolton Field (TZR). An independent economic impact study found that the three airports and select businesses with direct ties to the airports account for more than 54,000 jobs, USD 1.8bn in annual payroll and USD 6.6bn in total annual economic output.