Sleeping in Airports

Dominica Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Dominica 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 closes faster than the North-South Korean border in 1953. -We got kicked out at 8pm (That’s right!)

DOM Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Dominica Airport (code: DOM) has a small terminal that connects to several Caribbean destinations. Facilities are outdated and basic, but at least you’re surrounded by the lush rainforest. Bring your own snacks, as there are no eateries or shops. Free WiFi helps pass the time.

Where to Sleep

The airport closes nightly from 11:00PM until 6:00AM, so it is not possible to spend the night here. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours.  Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021.  To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.

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 Douglas-Charles Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • My Father’s Place Guesthouse – (3 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available from the guesthouse ($). » Check Rates
  • Coffeeriver Cottages Dominica – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Dominica Douglas-Charles 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.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 6:00AM – 11:00PM. Overnight stays are not permitted at this airport.

Airlines

Dominica airport is served by the following airlines: Air Antilles • Air Sunshine • Conviasa • InterCaribbean Airways • LIAT • Trans Anguilla Airways • Winair.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Taxis

Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2020-01-10

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.