Picking someone up at the airport? Use the free cell phone lot. Simply drive to the waiting area and relax until your arriving party calls and is ready to be picked up at curbside.
Where is it? To access the new Cell Phone Lot, from SH 71, take the Spirit of Texas Drive “Airport Cargo/Service Entrance” exit. Turn right onto Spirit of Texas Drive. Go straight at the four-way stop and at the second four-way stop go straight. The next right is Rental Car Lane. Turn right onto Rental Car Lane and the cell lot will be on the left. One may also access the cell phone lot from the main airport entrance road, Presidential Blvd. via Spirit of Austin Lane. From SH 71, take Presidential Blvd. to Spirit of Austin Lane and take a right. Spirit of Austin Lane comes to a four-way stop at Spirit of Texas Drive. Take a left onto Spirit of Texas Drive. The next right is Rental Car Lane. Turn right onto Rental Car Lane and the cell lot will be on the left.
When you’re picking up passengers, drive to the baggage level of the terminal or the upper level as you enter the airport property. The terminal curb side is for active loading and unloading only. Parking and unattended vehicles are not allowed.
Those wishing to enter the terminal to meet their passenger, may choose to park in the airport garage. The garage charges an hourly rate of $3 per hour or part thereof, up to daily maximums. Full rates for all ABIA On-Airport Parking can be found on our Parking page.
If you are to be collected from the airport, make sure that the people collecting you know your flight number and the airport that you are flying from.