Sleeping in Airports

Fort de France Airport Guide

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

When we arrived, we asked a security member if it was allowed to stay over night in the airport. He answered that it’s forbidden, but that sometimes they will let some people stay if, eg, they have a very early flight. – a traveller

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 during their time at Fort de France International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, bright and modern single terminal airport with clean facilities, but limited shops and services.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • In a review from 2011, a traveler was told by airport staff that sleeping overnight in the airport is forbidden. If you are considering spending the night in this airport, speak to airport security about your intentions. If sleeping in airport is indeed not an option, view our Airport Hotels section below for a list of hotels near the airport.

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

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

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Fort de France Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Centre International de Sejour Martinique – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Karibea Valmeniere Hotel – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Fort de France Airport for 30 minutes.

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

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: on the ground floor, opposite Doors E and F • parking lot outside of the airport, in front of Door D.

Currency Exchange – Location: Near Gate F – Hours: 7:30AM – 1:30PM and 3:30PM – 6:30PM (Monday) • 7:30AM – 8:00PM (Tuesday – Saturday) • 9:00AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 6:00PM (Sunday – Holidays).

Duty Free & Shopping – Dufry duty-free store is available airside, along with a news stand. A small variety of gift and souvenirs shops are available landside.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Air Lounge Cafe • Burger King • The Green Diamond • The Roucou • The Tarmac Café.

Information Desk – SAMAC Information Desk Location: Between Doors C and D. Hours: 7:00AM – 10:00PM. FMOTSI Information Desk Location: Between Doors C and D. Hours: 8:00AM – 10:00PM (Mon-Sat) and 3:00PM – 10:00PM (Sun).

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Available. Near Door A. Hours and rates are not known.

Medical Center – Urgent and emergency medical care is available at the airport Medical Center. Location: Upstairs. Hours: 9:00AM – 10:00PM.

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]

Pharmacy – Location: Ground Floor. Hours: 7:30AM – 10:00PM.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 7:00AM – 10:00PM.


As of February 2018, Fort de France airport is served by the following airlines: Air Antilles • Air Caraïbes • American Airlines • Corsair • Air Canada • Air France • LIAT • XL • Air Transat • Cubana.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite in the Arrivals Hall: Auloc • Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Jumbo Car • National • Pop’s Car • Rent-a-Car • Thrifty.


Metered taxis are available for hire at Area D of the Arrivals zone.

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.