Oklahoma City Council Approves Funding for Airport Car Rental Facility

After voting unanimously on Tuesday, the Oklahoma City Council permitted funding for Will Rogers World Airport’s new consolidated car rental facility, according to a report by The Oklahoman.

Anticipated to open in spring 2015 with a current estimated cost of $44 million, the council authorized the Oklahoma City Airport Trust to borrow up to $50 million for the new rental car development, says the report.

Mark Kranenburg, director of the Oklahoma City Department of Airports, told The Oklahoman that the new center will serve the airport’s needs and provide parking spaces near the terminal for visitors — the facility will be able to house 900 rentals.

In addition, the facility will combine rental company administrative, customer service and maintenance operations, according to the report.

To pay off the debt over 30 years, there is going to be a charge on rental cars — now set at $4.50 per day, says the report.

Click here for the full Oklahoman article: http://newsok.com/oklahoma-city-council-authorizes-new-44m-airport-car-rental-center/article/3871789

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

6 Takeaways from the 2018 International Car Rental Show

Technological solutions are finally moving from reality to theory, peer-to-peer platforms are being redefined, China has the biggest room for growth, while Sixt’s U.S. aspirations have only just begun.

The Irony of Customer Service in the Digital Age

Sure, any company would jump at the chance to use technology to reduce labor costs. But it also comes with some big, red, flashing warning lights.

Market Forces Driving Car Rental in 2018

An analysis of the conference calls of Avis Budget Group and Hertz Global Holdings reveal trends and initiatives involving fleet right sizing, pricing, ancillary revenue opportunities, and renting to ride-hailing drivers.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>