Sleeping in Airports

Fort Smith Regional Airport Guide

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

FSM Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Fort Smith Airport (code: FSM) consists of a small airport with two gates. Amenities are very limited, with only a restaurant serving BBQ and burgers. The good news is that WiFi is free and there are plenty of comfortable armchairs throughout. No pay-to-use airport lounges are available.

Sleeping in Fort Smith Airport

This airport closes nightly, generally between 11:45PM and 4:00AM, so it is not possible to stay overnight. For uninterrupted sleep, a few nearby hotels offer shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info 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 Fort Smith 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 Hotels

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

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fort Smith Airport – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton – Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Home2Suites by Hilton Fort Smith – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Fort Smith Regional Airport 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 throughout Fort Smith Airport.

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

Food & Drinks – The airport’s only dining option, Art’s BBQ and Burgers, is located Landside. A soft drink vending machine is located 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, 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.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 4:00AM until the last flight arrival, or 11:45PM.


Fort Smith airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta Air Lines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The airport is served by the City of Fort Smith transportation. For fares, routes and schedules, visit the City of Fort Smith website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer service onsite: Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


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

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.