Springfield Airport (Illinois)
In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Springfield 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!
I fell asleep for about ten minutes when a security guard woke me up. He said 'Move it you bum'. - Marcus
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Springfield Airport.
What to Expect
- This is a small airport with a single terminal.
- Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.
- We have not received any reviews on this airport since 2006. If you have been there recently, please write a review.
Where to Sleep
- The airport closes at night, so sleeping here is not permitted.
- 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 Springfield 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.
As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please email us at email@example.com.
Free WiFi is available at Springfield Airport throughout the terminal except for the hallway between baggage claim and main terminal.
If sleeping in Springfield Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Carpenter Street Hotel- (8 min from the airport) Free weekday shuttle service to Capital Airport and surrounding area (within 5 mile radius).
- President Abraham Lincoln Springfield DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - (10 min from the airport) Free shuttle service to Amtrak and Capital Airport.
- Northfield Inn, Suites & Conference Center - (10 min from the airport) Free shuttle service to Capital Airport and the train station.
To see more options there is a list of hotels near Springfield Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
- ATMs / Cash Machine - Location: By Door B.
- Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
- Courtesy Phones - Red courtesy phones offer one-touch dialing to taxis, car rental offices, airline counters and more. Location: In baggage claim, opposite Door C outside the washrooms and inside screening.
- Currency Exchange - not available
- Food - Subway is the airport’s only restaurant. There are no 24-hour dining options available, but vending machines are located just outside of the screening area. More snack and coffee machines are located airside as well.
- Information Desk - The Passenger Service Center and Gift Shop is a one-stop shop for business services, souvenirs and the answers to your general questions. Buy a snack, get local travel advice, make reservations, get something notarized and more! Location: landside, between Doors B and C (next to Subway restaurant)
- Smoking - Smoking is allowed only in designated smoking areas outside in front of the terminal or in the outdoor courtyard located in the interior of the terminal building between doors "C" and "D"
The airport opens 90 minutes before the first scheduled flight departure, and closes at 11:30PM or whenever the last flight arrives.
Car rental desks are located at the east end of the terminal, near Door D. 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: Carpenter Street Hotel • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Springfield • Crowne Plaza Springfield • Holiday Inn Express Springfield • Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Springfield • President Abraham Lincoln Springfield - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel • Northfield Inn, Suites & Conference Center • Ramada Springfield North.
Taxis are available in front of the airport terminal during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.
Last Updated: 24 June 2016
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