Sleeping in Airports

Fort Wayne Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Fort Wayne 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 elderly guard inquired if I had a flight in the morning, after which he said okay and that he’d keep an eye out for me. – Matt

FWA Airport Overview

fort wayne 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 Wayne Airport.

What to Expect

Fort Wayne Airport (code: FWA) consists of a small terminal with few services beyond a restaurant, café and gift shop. These services close down after each day’s last scheduled departure, so plan accordingly. WiFi is available and there are plenty of outlets for charging mobile devices. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Fort Wayne Airport

We do not have any recent sleep-related airport reviews. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. 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 Fort Wayne 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 Wayne:

  • Comfort Suites South Fort Wayne – Airport shuttle is available for a fee (US$10).  Hours: 5:00AM – 11:00PM.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Fort Wayne 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 internet is available at the Fort Wayne Airport.

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: unknown.

Business Center – Yes

Children’s Play Areas – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to one of the children’s play areas. Locations: throughout the airport.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Duty Free & Shopping – There is a gift shop on the landside, and Fort Wayne Marketplace located airside.

Food & Drinks – Two dining options are available: Chapmans Brewing and Conjure Coffee. Both have landside and airside locations, and all are open from 5:00AM until last flight departure of the day.

Information Desk – If you require assistance stop by the Welcome Center and chat with one of the hospitality hosts who will even offer you a fresh baked cookie!

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.

Museum – The Greater Fort Wayne Aviation Museum. Location: Airside. Rate: Tours are free but must be booked in advance.

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 24 hours, however most of the food concessions and shopping options close after the last flight departure.

Keep in mind that TSA, airline check-in and baggage drop hours vary according to the flight schedule. Check these hours with your airline. If you are in the public area of the terminal (landside) you will not be able to get through to the secure area of the terminal (airside) until the morning.


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

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following onsite car rental agencies are located in the baggage claim area: Alamo/National • Avis • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport shuttle service: Comfort Suites   •   Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center.

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required. Yellow Taxi Cab Company has an office in the baggage claim 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.