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

BRW Airport Overview

barrow airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Barrow Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport.

What to Expect

Barrow Airport (code: BRW) 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.

Sleeping in Barrow Airport

Unfortunately, we do not yet have any sleep-related reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Barrow Airport Guide.

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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Barrow Airport:

With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.

  • King Eider Inn – Located across the street from the airport. No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Top of the World Hotel – Free airport transfers are available upon request.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Barrow Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

At the time of this update, pay-per-use lounges were not available.  If this information is not correct, click here to update this airport guide.

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 – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 6:30AM – 8:00PM.

Airlines

Barrow airport is served by the following airlines: Alaska Airlines • Ravn Alaska.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

Metered taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2022-02-11

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.