Champaign Airport Guide
In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Champaign Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!
Bench-type couches are not great, but allow you to stretch out and get some rest because they don't have those annoying arm rests. - a traveller
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on Champaign Airport.
What to Expect
- Champaign Urbana Airport is small with only two gates; winter prairie weather can cause many flight delays so be prepared.
- Food and drinks are available on the second level.
- WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.
Where to Sleep
- A review hasn’t been posted since 2002 so we don't have any current info for airport sleepers. If you’ve travelled here recently please submit a review!
- According to a review from 2002 there are bench style couches available to sleep on; they don’t have armrests so you can stretch out.
- For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide free airport shuttles. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.
For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Champaign Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.
In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.
There are no pay-per use lounges.
WiFi is available throughout the terminal.
If sleeping in Champaign Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Best Western Paradise Inn - (3 min from the airport) Free airport shuttle service available from 5:00AM to 11:00PM daily.
- i Hotel & Conference Center - (7 min from the airport) Free airport shuttle service available.
- Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Champaign - (7 min from the airport) Free airport shuttle service available.
To see more options there is a list of hotels near Champaign Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
- ATMs / Cash Machines - Yes
- Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
- Food & Drinks - Vending machines are located on the 2nd Floor.
- Luggage Storage & Lockers - not available
- Showers - not available
- Smoking - permitted in areas outside of the terminal.
The airport is open 4:30AM - 11:30PM.
Onsite car rental agencies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National.
Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Best Western Paradise Inn • Comfort Suites Champaign Urbana • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Champaign North • Eastland Suites Hotel & Conference Center of Champaign-Urbana • Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Champaign • Hilton Garden Inn Champaign/ Urbana • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Urbana-Champaign (U of I Area) • Homewood Suites by Hilton Champaign-Urbana • Hyatt Place Champaign • I Hotel & Conference Center • Wyndham Garden Urbana Champaign
Taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area of the terminal during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required.
Last Updated: 02 January 2017
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