Parking & Transport

When you’re catching a flight or greeting loved ones, parking is available immediately adjacent to our terminals, both short- and long-term, in addition to our Park, Ride and Fly lot, and Cell Phone Lot waiting area.

Need more info? Parking is provided by Republic Parking Services. You can reach them at 907.677.1074 or 907.529.2577.

BE ADVISED: The ANC parking garage will be at 50% reduced capacity for the duration of the 2023 summer season. Learn More

Parking and Transport

Airport Shuttle

A free airport shuttle takes passengers between the South (Domestic) Terminal, Employee Parking Lot and Rental Car Facility every 15 minutes. Shuttle service from the North (International) Terminal is available on an on-demand basis. A dedicated telephone line will connect you directly with shuttle dispatch for this service. Please call for service by using the designated wall-mounted phone adjacent the curbside SE end exit door.

Between Terminals

You can take our free shuttle from the South or North Terminal to the other terminal or to the Rental Car Center.

Park, Ride & Fly

Airport shuttle service to/from the Park, Ride & Fly Lot is available on demand.

Request a pickup by using the wall-mounted phone adjacent to the Terminal Connector. Or call 907-677-1074.

Track the Shuttle

Park, Ride, and Fly Rates

All Other Shuttles

The pick-up location is outside baggage claim at both terminals. Contact the shuttle provider for schedules and more information.

Several hotels offer free shuttle service to and from ANC. Contact your hotel directly to inquire. The airport’s hotel-shuttle pick-up location is directly outside Baggage Claim on Level 1.

Additional private parking lots and other businesses provide free shuttles to and from ANC.

Cell Phone Lot

If you’re picking up passengers at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport there is now a FREE Cell Phone Lot available for drivers to wait until arriving passengers have deplaned, collected luggage and called to be picked up outside Baggage Claim. Learn more about our curbside pickup policy by visiting our Curb FAQs page.

The Cell Phone Lot is located in a designated area of the DOTPF Central Region Headquarters parking lot – just two-minutes away from both the South and North Terminals. There are 15 parking spots available during the work week (M-F 7:30am to 5:00pm) and more than 30 spots during the evening and on weekends.

Directions to the Cell Phone Lot: When approaching ANC on West International Airport Road, turn right at the Aviation Avenue Exit and follow signs to the lot. Drivers must stay with their vehicles. Parking along International Airport Road is strictly prohibited. Navigate to the Cell Phone Lot.

Driving Directions

ANC is located at the west end of International Airport Road. Parking is available at the airport and several nearby lots that offer shuttle service to both of our terminals. The majority of airlines and public services are located at our South Terminal.

When driving from the North

Drive south on the Glenn Highway into Anchorage. The Glenn Highway turns into 5th Avenue which goes west into downtown Anchorage. 5th Avenue ends at “L” Street, just before the Inlet. Turn left (south) on “L” Street. “L” Street eventually turns into Minnesota Drive. Turn right onto International Airport Road which takes you directly to the Airport.

When driving from the South

Drive north on the Seward Highway into the south section of Anchorage. Exit the Highway at the O’Malley interchange. Turn left and proceed west on O’Malley Road. O’Malley bends north and becomes Minnesota Drive. Exit Minnesota at the International Airport Road interchange. Turn left (west) onto International Airport Road, which takes you directly to the Airport.

Driving Directions

Military Transportation

Active-duty military personnel may request free transportation to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson 24 hours per day by calling one of the numbers below or by asking any airport employee for assistance.

Thank you for your service.

Fort Richardson Army Post
Phone: (907) 384-0425 for further instructions

Elmendorf Air Force Base
Phone (907) 552-2793 or (907) 552-4475 for groups of 10 or more


Parking at Ted Stevens International Airport is easy and convenient. Both short- and long-term parking lots are located immediately adjacent to the terminals, and our new Cellphone Waiting Area is just two minutes away.

Credit and debit cards are accepted as payment for parking fees. A fee will be charged for any lost parking ticket based upon the full-day rate for the specific parking area used, multiplied by the number of days the vehicle was parked there.

BE ADVISED: The ANC parking garage will be at 50% reduced capacity for the duration of the 2023 summer season. Learn More

Short Term Parking Rates

South (Domestic) TerminalParking Garage
First 30 minutesNo charge
31 minutes – 1 hour $3.00
1 to 2 hours $6.00
2 to 3 hours $10.00
3 to 4 hours $13.00
4 to 5 hours $14.00
5 to 24 hours $16.00
Maximum per week
(15-day max. stay)

North (International) TerminalParking Lot
First 30 minutesNo charge
31 minutes – 1 hour $3.00
1 to 2 hours $5.00
2 to 3 hours $8.00
3 to 4 hours $11.00
4 to 24 hours $13.00
Maximum per week
(15-day max. stay)

Long Term Parking Rates

South (Domestic) TerminalLong Term Lot
First 30 minutesNo charge
31 minutes – 1 hour $2.00
1 to 2 hours $5.00
2 to 3 hours $9.00
3 to 4 hours $11.00
4 to 24 hours $13.00
Maximum per week
(90-day max. stay)
Public Transit

People Mover Routes 40 and 65 provide service between the airport and downtown or Dimond Center. Weekday service is available from approximately 6am until midnight, with Route 40 buses arriving every 15 minutes. Weekend service is available from approximately 8am until 8pm.
Schedule information is available on the People Mover website.

Rental Cars

All rental car companies listed below are located in the new Rental Car Center across from the South Terminal. Free Airport shuttle buses travel between the South Terminal, North Terminal, and the Rental Car Center every 15 minutes, all day, every day.

From inside the South Terminal, TSA security checkpoint

  • Take stairs, escalator or elevator down to Level 0
  • Follow signs for “Rental Cars” through the tunnel
  • Please note: The tunnel is approximately 100 yards long.

From North Terminal

If you are at the North Terminal, you can take our free shuttle to the Rental Car Center or the South Terminal. Request a pickup by using the wall-mounted phone adjacent to the Terminal Connector or call 907.677.1074 from your cellphone.

Located in North Terminal
Located off site

Taxi cabs and rideshare services are available at both our South and North terminals. The pick-up location for rideshare services (such as Uber and Lyft) is located on Level 2 outside Ticketing.

Taxi Cabs

South Terminal: The taxi queue is located on Level 1 just outside Baggage Claim, across from Door 3.

North Terminal: The taxi queue is located outside, across from Door 2.

Rideshare Services

All rideshare pickup services (such as Uber and Lyft), are located on Level 2, Ticketing. Coordinate with your driver to agree upon the door number where they will pick you up.

GARAGE UPDATE: The airport parking garage is operating at 50% reduced capacity until October 2023 as maintenance work is completed. Travelers are encouraged to allow extra time when arriving to utilize offsite parking if needed (learn more). Motorists looking for their vehicle moved due to the construction, or any other parking issue, can call Republic Parking at 907-677-1074.