Sleeping in Airports

Fargo Airport Guide

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

They have these beautiful curvy couches and could sleep about eight in a row. – John

FAR Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Fargo Airport (code: FAR) consists of a small, partially renovated terminal with limited services. The terminal includes a few eateries, a gift shop, business centre, and game room. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Fargo Airport

Seats have armrests, so be prepared to sleep on the floor.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide free airport shuttles. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some 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 web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Fargo 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 passenger terminal building opens at 3:00AM and closes approximately 30 minutes after the last flight arrival.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Homewood Suites by Hilton – Free airport shuttle is available.  » Check Rates
  • Days Inn & Suites Fargo 19th Ave Airport Dome – Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Candlewood Suites Fargo ND State Univ – Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

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

Airport Lounges

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

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.

Food & Drinks

At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include:

  • Landside: SkyDine Restaurant and Subway – Hours: 5:00AM – last flight
  • Airside: SkyDine Lounge – Hours: 8:00AM – last flight (Mon – Sat) • 11:00AM – last flight (Sun).

Mobile Charging

The airport’s business centers have comfortable sit-down areas featuring free WiFi and 120v power outlets. Locations are available throughout the terminal.

WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Fargo airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ArtWORKS at the Airport – Several exhibits by regional artists are displayed near the Baggage claim.

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

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Duty Free & Shopping – Airport Gift Shop sells North Dakota-made products from 5:00AM until last flight, located landside. An additional gift shop kiosk is located airside, near Gates 3 and 4 in the Departures lounge.

Games Room – Location: Airside, Main Level

Information Desk – If you have any question, you can visit the information desk located across from the check-in counters. When the desk is not staffed, automated airport information is available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

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 – Prohibited in the airport.

Fargo 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

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Alamo • Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Payless.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport shuttle service: Candlewood Suites Fargo-N. Dakota State University    •   Days Inn & Suites Fargo 19th Ave/Airport Dome   •   Expressway Suites of Fargo   •   Homewood Suites by Hilton Fargo   •  MainStay Suites   •   Radisson Hotel Fargo   •   Red Roof Inn   •   Staybridge Suites Fargo.

See also Airport Hotels above.


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

Last updated: 2024-01-31

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.