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Fresno Airport Guide

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

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FAT Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Fresno Yosemite International Airport.

What to expect

Fresno Airport (code: FAT) consists of a small, partially renovated terminal with a couple of eateries and shops on both sides of security. WiFi is available and outlets for charging mobile devices can be found. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Fresno Airport

fresno airport guideAfter security checkpoints close for the night, all passengers are restricted to the landside areas, and must re-clear security the next day when the checkpoints open. While we have not received any information about seating options, there are reportedly some sleeping nooks near security. If you intend to spend the night in this airport consider bringing earplugs/noise-cancelling headphones to drown out the constant music and announcements from the PSA system. 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.

Covid-19 Update

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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 Fresno Airport that provide airport shuttles:

With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.

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

Airport Lounges

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Fresno Airport.

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

Barber – Clean up nicely at the airport barber! Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM (Tues-Fri) or until 3:00PM (Sat) Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Family Services – A mother’s room is available Airside between Gates 1 and 3.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate on varying schedules, with some open as early as 4:30AM. Food options include: Home Team Sports Bar & Grill • John Muir Tavern • Starbucks (landside and airside).

Information Desk – Location: adjacent to the ticket counters. You will also find Airport Ambassadors around the airport, look for the blue vests.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – Power outlets to charge your devices are available throughout the airport terminal.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Shopping – Reading materials, snacks, drinks, and last-minute travel goods are available for purchase at Hudson News shops. Three locations: Lobby • Corridor • Concourse, 2nd Level. Hours: vary per location with the lobby location being open the longest from 4:00AM – 11:00PM.

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

According to Google’s “Popular Hours” chart, the airport is open 24 hours.

Airlines

Fresno airport is served by the following airlines: Aeroméxico • Allegiant Airlines • American Airlines • Delta Air Lines • Frontier Airlines • United Airlines • Volaris.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Buses and Shuttles

FAX local bus routes 26 and 39 serve Fresno Airport. For route maps, schedules and fares, visit the City of Fresno website.

V-Line is a convenient and economic shuttle bus service that connects Fresno and the airport to Visalia and Visalia Municipal Airport. For route map, schedule and fare information, visit the V-Line website.

Car Rentals

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

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport shuttle service:  Best Western Plus Fresno Airport Hotel   •      Piccadilly Inn Airport   •   Radisson Hotel Fresno Conference Center   •    Wyndham Garden Fresno Airport.

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxi

Metered taxis are available in the ground transportation area. Lyft shared are permitted to pick-up and drop-off at the Airport.

Last updated: 2022-10-31

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: update the airport guide or  write a review.