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Bismarck Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or are just quickly passing through, our Bismarck 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.

Since the airport was closed, there were no taxis or anything else nearby. I did not see any security either – everything was just locked up! – a traveller

BIS Airport Overview

bismarck airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Bismarck Municipal Airport.

What to Expect

Bismarck Airport (code: BIS) has a small but modern, two-level terminal. There is a gift store, café, and a food hall downstairs. WiFi is available to pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Bismarck Airport

Overnight stays are generally prohibited in this airport, so don’t plan to spend the night here. The terminal closes at 12:30 AM or 30 minutes after the last flight arrives and reopens again at 3:30 AM. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide free airport shuttles. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information. For more airport information, scroll down to explore more in our Bismarck 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 Hours

The terminal is open from 3:30AM to 12:30AM (or 30 minutes after the last flight).

Airport Hotels

The airport is close to the city center, so you can reach many hotels in less than 10-minutes.  Here are a few hotels near Bismarck Airport:

  • Everspring Suites Bismarck – Free airport shuttle service is available.  » Check Rates
  • Radisson Hotel Bismarck – Free airport shuttle service is available. » Check Rates
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Bismarck South – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at this time. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Drinking Water

At the time of this update, we have no information about drinking water for travellers with refillable water bottles. If you know, click here to update this guide.

Food & Drinks

  • Landside: Corner Café
  • Airside: The Junction

Vending machines are available throughout the airport.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

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Mobile Charging

At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know whether charging stations can be found at Bismarck Airport, click here to update our guide.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

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


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WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Bismarck Airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside, near the baggage claim • Airside, near the gates.

Baby Care Facilities – A Mamava nursing station offers privacy to mothers with infants. Location: Airside.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge.

North Dakota Aviation Hall of Fame – Location: Main Terminal, landside, to the left of the Ticketing area.

Shopping – Fly ‘N Buy Café and Gift Shop offers a few last minute gifts and reading materials on the 2nd floor, airside.

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

Smoking – Smoking is prohibited inside the airport. There are designated smoking areas outside the terminal.

Bismarck airport is served by the following airlines: Allegiant Airlines • American Airlines • Delta Air Lines • Frontier Airlines • United Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The Green Route 3 provides regularly scheduled transit bus service to and from BIS airport. For fare, schedules and route maps, visit the Bisman Transit website.

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Avis • Enterprise • Hertz.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport shuttle service:  Expressway Suites   •  MainStay Suites Bismarck   •   Radisson Hotel Bismarck   •   Ramada Bismarck Hotel.

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2024-02-16

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.