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Antigua Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Antigua 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!

Airport Overview

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 Antigua Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, but modern newly-built airport terminal
  • Food in the airport is expensive, but there are plenty of eateries within walking distance of the airport
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • The terminal is small and the seating has armrests. If you must sleep in the airport, the first floor is carpeted.
  • A reviewer reported that airport security will wake you up repeatedly to check on you, so you may want to let airport security know of your intentions to sleep overnight before doing so.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Located across the street from the airport, Antigua Athletic Club offers a full gym, swimming pool, lockers, showers and a restaurant.
  • Economy class passengers can pay to use one of the first class lounges. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Antigua Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Antigua Airport Information

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.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Antigua Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Antigua Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Antigua Airport. Connect to the "Lime" network.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - ACB Bank has an ATM. See Currency Exchange below.
  • Currency Exchange - ACB Bank offers full-service banking and currency exchange. Hours: 12:00PM - 5:00PM (Mon-Fri), 12:00PM - 7:00PM (Sat), 12:00PM - 5:00PM (Sun) • Bureau de Change offers currency exchange and exchange of traveler’s’ checks. Hours: 3:00PM - 7:00PM (Mon-Fri), 12:00PM - 7:00PM (Sat-Sun).
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty Free is available as well as approximately 20 other shops to pass the time. Hours are not known.
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, 24-hour dining is not available. These are the airport’s dining options: Bargain Centre Cafe • Big Banana • Clarkies • Zodiac Bar.
  • Information Desk - Location: Landside, Ground Floor.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Post Office - Hours: 8:30AM - 4:00PM (Mon-Fri).
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours. Airside remains open according to flight schedule.

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As of February 2018, Antigua airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • Air Transat • American Airlines • British Airways • CanJet • Caribbean Airlines • Condor • Delta Airlines • Fly Montserrat • LIAT • St Barth Commuter • SVG Air • Thomas Cook • Airlines • Tradewinds Aviation • United Airlines • US Airways • Virgin Atlantic Airways • WestJet.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Alamo, Avis, Capital, Carter's, Dollar, Hertz, Naj, Oakland, St. Johns and Thrifty. Location: Main terminal, under the canopy across from the check-in counters.


Head to the Taxi Dispatch under the Canopy just outside of the Arrivals area. Rates vary by destination, the dispatchers will provide rate information to you.

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Last Updated: 27 October 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .