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Bloomington–Normal Airport Parking Rates & Information

Looking for the perfect parking spot at Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal (BMI)? We have your answers!

There are 3 main parking areas at Bloomington Airport:

  • BMI Short Term Parking
  • BMI Long Term Parking
  • BMI Accessible Parking

Situated three miles away from Normal and Bloomington, Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) offers a lot of convenient parking spaces. These spaces cover both short term parking as well as long term parking needs. This BMI airport guide assists you in finding the convenient and discounted parking spaces at and near BMI. Let’s get started:

Bloomington Airport parking rates can vary depending on the lot and duration, so please check for specific rates below.

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Short-Term Parking

Location: At airport, in front of terminals.

Type: Lot

To Terminals: Walking distance

BMI short term parking area is a self-parking area facilitated for up to 2 hours. Located right in front of the airport terminal building, it makes an ideal option for those coming to pick up any arriving passengers. This is because the airport does not have a cell phone waiting lot. You can check real-time Airport Arrivals on your phone while you wait.

To enter the parking space, you have to follow the airport signs. After parking your car, you will be able to quickly reach the Departures/Arrivals in no time.

Long-Term Parking

Location: Off airport

Type: Lot

To Terminals: Shuttle

The BMI Airport long-term parking lot is right behind the short-term parking area. This convenient parking facility is suitable for everyone, including oversized vehicles. This is because long term parking is an outdoor parking facility.

You can also avail yourself free parking in this lot. All airport passengers as well as those who use their rental car services can park at this facility for free of charge. The airport shuttle bus service at the airport operates from 4 AM to 10 AM and from 2 PM to the last arriving flight. On Saturdays, the service is available starting at 2 PM work until 5 PM only.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Parking Stations

BMI does not avail charging stations for electric vehicles. But there are several different EV charging stations available near Bloomington Central Illinois Regional Airport, and you can check them out if you need this service.

Accessible/Handicap Parking

Handicapped or accessible parking for mobility-impaired passengers is available at all BMI airport parking facilities. You need to show a disabled parking permit or license plate to use these designated handicap parking spaces, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking shuttles are wheelchair-accessible also, and you can call for a ride by dialing 866 967-2472 from the baggage claim phone. Standard parking rates are applicable for the same.

Tips, Help & Resources

Once you have selected the best parking option for you, check out these tips that can assist you during your journey through the airport:

  • Be aware of how long you might need to need to wait at the security checkpoint in your terminal.
  • Need some wheels to cart around all of your checked luggage? The airport provides assistance (and saves you effort). Baggage carts are located near the baggage carousels.
  • If you have some time before your flight departs BMI, get a coffee, have a sit-down meal, or walk the shops within the terminals. You never know what treat or souvenir you might discover!
  • Waiting for a passenger to arrive? To see where the plane is and which terminal it will deplane, use the flight tracker.