Sleeping in Airports

Barrow Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Barrow Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

The benches and seats were hard and cold, but the staff was pleasant. It was very loud, mainly due to the proximity and number of passengers/families. – Barkley

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 about their time at Barrow Airport.

What to Expect

Barrow Airport consists of a small one-room terminal with no amenities. Due to its small size and because its serves as a gathering place of sorts for local residents, the terminal can get quite crowded. Airport staff are described as friendly, but the limited seating is reportedly cold and hard. WiFi is not available and there are no lounges.

Where To Sleep

As of October 2018, we have not received any sleep-related reviews. Please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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

There are no pay-per-use lounges at this airport

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Barrow Airport does not appeal to you, there is a hotel near the airport:

  • King Eider Inn – (3 minute walk from the airport) Located across the street from the airport. No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Barrow Airport Inn – (7 minute walk from the airport) No airport shuttle. A taxi costs approx. $6.00USD. » Check Rates
  • Top of the World Hotel – (4 minutes from the airport) Free arport transfers are available upon request. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is currently not available at this airport

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

  • 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, click here to update this airport guide.
  • Rest Zones – Not available.
  • Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 6:30AM – 8:00PM.


As of October 2018, Barrow airport is served by the following airlines: Alaska Airlines • Ravn Alaska.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Metered taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area of the airport.

Last updated: 2018-10-26

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   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/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.