Shocking Birmingham Airport car park sees owner receiving high bill


A motorist who was humiliated for his shocking parking lot at Birmingham Airport was faced with a hefty bill to collect his car after police impound it.

The dark-colored tailgate was ‘dumped’ in a yellow junction at the airport where it was spotted by Birmingham Airport police officers.

The driver had gone to the terminal to pick up a passenger.

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Airport police officers removed the vehicle and took it to the police station.

The owner had to pay a £ 170 release fee to get it back.

Details and photos of the incident were posted on Twitter by Birmingham Airport Police earlier this week.

A tweet from @BHX_Police said: “The driver of this vehicle thought it was okay to leave his vehicle in the middle of a yellow junction, as he drove to the terminal to pick up a passenger.

“We took him to the police compound for them and the owner now has charges of £ 170 to pay.”



The car parked in a yellow junction box at Birmingham Airport which was removed by police

The driver was criticized by Twitter users in response to the tweet.

Drivers who drop off or collect people at Birmingham Airport have several parking options.

There is a dedicated parking lot a five to ten minute walk from the terminal which offers free parking for up to 20 minutes.

Alternatively, they can use the premium parking lot. It is the closest to the terminal and parking costs £ 3 for a maximum of 15 minutes.

Be warned though, the fees increase dramatically and gradually thereafter.

Birmingham Airport advises those picking up passengers to use car parks 1, 2 and 3, located a two-minute walk from the terminal.

Prices start at £ 6.50 for up to one hour.

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