DESIGNA Success With Charlotte Douglas International Airport

DESIGNA awarded contract by Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Following an open Request for Proposal process in August 2018, DESIGNA Access Corporation (“DESIGNA”) has recently been awarded the Contract for replacement of the Parking Access and Revenue Control System (“PARCS”) at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Charlotte, North Carolina (“CLT”).

The Project, with a value exceeding USD7.5 million, comprises the replacement of all PARCS at the parking facilities of the airport. The parking facilities total 31 Entry Stations, 32 Exit Stations, 90 Barrier Gates, 5 Exit Cashier Stations and 12 Pay on Foot Stations and include a number of new nested areas for parking control. A key element of the Project is the web-based management of the PARCS and all Employee Parking.

Working with the DESIGNA open architecture ABACUS PARCS platform CLT will be able to analyze key performance data using their existing Business Intelligence Tools.

The Project also includes a Valet Parking System, extensive Variable Message Sign delivery and level counting for a number of facilities.

Ted Kaplan, Director of Business & Revenue, confirmed the DESIGNA Bid submission and overall offer stood out as being the most professional, giving confidence to CLT for Project success. People and Systems really do make the difference.


DESIGNA Access, Inc., is a subsidiary of DESIGNA, Germany. The company’s visionary standards have led to the development of innovative products and solutions for the parking management sector for more than 65 years.



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