Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Corpus Christi 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 airport opened at 3:30 AM. Wasn’t great; could have been worse.
CRP Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Corpus Christi International Airport.
What to Expect
Corpus Christi Airport (Code: CRP), sometimes called CCIA, is a small, six-gate terminal serving mostly other larger airports in Texas and a few domestic destinations. There’s a limited variety of restaurants with only one located landside. Shopping options are limited to a single gift shop selling souvenirs, reading materials, and other miscellaneous products. Free WiFi is available to help pass the time.
Sleeping in Corpus Christi Airport
A reviewer (April 2018) reports that the airport closes at night (the close time was not indicated, however) and it only reopens by 3:30AM. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See our Airport Hotels section below for locations or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
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.
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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.
If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Corpus Christi Airport:
With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.
- Fairfield Inn & Suites Corpus Christi Central – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Corpus Christi Airport – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- Comfort Suites Central – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Corpus Christi Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
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
Free WiFi is available at Corpus Christi Airport.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Baggage Carts – Available
Duty Free & Shopping – The News and Gift Shop is temporarily closed but expected to resume its operation in September.
Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. There are no 24-hour options. Food options include:
- Landside: Coastal Bend Express (temporarily closed)
- Airside: Time Cantina • Co-Pilot Coffee • Coastal Bend Bar and Grill
Meeting Rooms – Meeting rooms can be rented by the hour or day. Capacity ranges from 25-40 people.
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.
According to a 2018 review, the airport is closed at night and opens at 3:30AM.
Corpus Christi airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Southwest Airlines • United Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Taxis are readily available outside the baggage claim area.
At the time of this update there were no hotels offering airport shuttle service. See also Airport Hotels above.
The following car rental companies have counters in the baggage claim area: Alamo • Avis • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Thrifty.
Last updated: 2022-07-11
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.