Sleeping in Airports

Fayetteville Airport Guide

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

Maybe it was because of the snow outside, but this tiny airport was very pleasant and provided cots, blankets and pillows to me and my fellow overnight refugees. – tiggerbounc

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us about their time at Fayetteville Airport.

What to Expect

Fayetteville Regional Airport consists of a small, partially renovated terminal with two concourses (A and B). Due to ongoing renovations, services are limited. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Where to Sleep

The airport is closed at night and sleeping in the terminal overnight is not allowed. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

Terminal renovations are expected to continue until 2020.

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.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

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

Military Lounge

USO Lounge – The USO offers a lounge that is free of charge to active members of the US military and their families. Location: Airside, near the boarding gates.  [ more info ]

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Fayetteville Airport does not appeal to you, there are a few hotels near the airport to seek refuge:

  • Holiday Inn Fayetteville I-95 South – (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle service. » Check Rates
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Fayetteville – (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle service. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available at Fayetteville Airport for a fee.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Not available.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts (Smarte Carte) are available free of charge throughout the airport. Rate: unknown.

Cots – In the event of bad weather or massive flight cancellations, this airport has a supply of cots for stranded travellers. If you are stranded during a weather delay, contact an airport employee to find out when the cots are located. Unfortunately, the cots are not available for travellers who simply decide to spend the night in the airport. Due to the amount of wacky email we receive about this, we’ll also let you know that cots cannot be “reserved” and we don’t know where they are kept. Please speak to a gate agent or an airport employee.

Duty Free & Shopping – There is one gift shop, located landside.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Vending machines and one airport restaurant are available landside. No dining options airside.

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, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Video Games – Yes

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 3:00AM – 12:00AM. The airport closes for 3 hours at night, so it is not possible to stay inside.


As of February 2018, Fayetteville airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta • United Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Alamo/National, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Fayetteville   •   Holiday Inn Fayetteville I-95 South   •   Ramada Plaza Fayetteville Fort Bragg Area


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area of the terminal during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.