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Kelowna International Airport (YLW) offers over 2,600 stalls for long and short term parking. Both lots are fully lit, patrolled by security and equipped with accessible parking. 

Airport Parking Map

Short-term lot:

  • $1.50 for the first hour and $2.50 for every hour thereafter, up to a daily maximum of $18.50.
  • Cash, credit and debit payments are accepted at the ticket booth from 5:30 a.m. until a half hour after the last flight. Credit cards are accepted in the express lane for vehicles departing after closing.

Long-term lot:

  •  $1.50 per hour up to a $12 daily maximum. Weekly maximum rate of $62.
  • Cash and credit card payments are accepted at the Pay on Foot machine in the passenger shelter south of the terminal.

Cellphone Waiting Area

Avoid circling the terminal while you wait for your party to arrive. The Cellphone Waiting Area is a small complimentary lot located beside the Airport Plaza. Wait in the lot until your party calls to let let you know they're ready to be picked up. See the Cellphone Waiting Area Map.

Valet service

Drop off your vehicle at the kiosk located at the south end of the terminal building. Your car will be ready and waiting for you in the same location when you return home from your flight. For more information or to make a reservation visit or call 778-753-3735. 

Free parking for 15 minutes

Dropping off and picking up airport passengers at YLW is easier than ever - parking is free for the first 15 minutes in both the long term and short term parking lots.

Curbside parking

Curbside parking is available at the rate of $1.75 for a maximum of 30 minutes. Purchase a ticket from a “Pay & Display” meter and display face up on your dash.

*Please note: Vehicles that park in the active passenger loading zone area will be towed.

Accessible Parking

Accessible drop-off locations are available in front the terminal building. Accessible parking is available in the rows closest to the terminal building, in the short- and long-term lots. See parking map.

YLW also offers a Temporary Accessible Parking Permit Program. The intent of this program is to allow travellers to take their current Accessible Parking Permit with them as they travel, so it can be used at their destination. A permit can be picked up from the Airport Valet Booth- call 778-753-3735.

Gold Pass program

The Gold Pass program is available for frequent travellers. For more information visit the Royal Star parking booth in the short-term lot, call 250 765-5612 or visit the Royal Star website.

Long-term lot shuttle 

There is a shuttle from the long-term lot to the terminal building.

Look for the well marked Toyota hybrid with the orange flags. It is generally parked near the entrance to the lot or at the South entrance of the terminal building. Give the driver a wave and they will follow you to your parking spot to give you a free lift to the terminal. You can also call 250-765-5612 for a pickup.