Sleeping in Airports

Grande Prairie Airport Guide

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

Was given a ride to the nearest motel, stayed there for 4 hours – paid a 100, sob sob!  – 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 about their time at Grand Prairie Airport.

What to Expect

Grand Prairie Airport consists of a small terminal with few amenities beyond a restaurant. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Where to Sleep

The airport closes after the last departure or arrival of the day, so sleeping in this airport may not be possible. If you have been here recently, write a review to help future travellers.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels within a quick shuttle ride of the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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 at the airport.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Grande Prairie Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Stanford Hotel Grande Prairie
    (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available Monday through Friday. » Check Rates
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Grande Prairie Conference Center
    (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Best Western Grande Prairie Hotel & Suites
    (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available from 4:00AM to Midnight. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Grande Prairie Airport. Connect to the “GPAFREE” network.

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

Arcade / Games – Location: Landside, near the baggage claim

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? An ATM is 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. Location: Main floor.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge in the arrivals hall.

Customer Appreciation Days – Every Friday between the hours 12:30PM – 4:00PM, the airport offers free popcorn to customers.

Food & Drinks – The Viewpoint Restaurant & Lounge offers runway views and free WiFi. Location: 2nd Floor. Hours: 5:00AM – 6:30PM (Mon-Fri); 5:30AM – 5:30PM (Sat); 5:30AM – 6:30PM (Sun). The cocktail lounge section does not open until 12:00PM daily. Vending machines are also available.

Information Desk – The Grand Prairie Airport Customer Service Desk is open on the main floor from 4:00AM – 11:30PM.

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]

Observation Deck – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck. Location: Landside. To access, take the elevator near the entrance to the departure gates or behind the WestJet check-in.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The terminal is open 4:00AM – 12:00AM.

Airlines

As of February 2018, Grande Prairie airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • West Jet.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

Greyhound, Northern Express and City of Grand Prairie Transit all offer bus service to and from the airport. Contact your service provider of choice for details.

Car Rentals

Avis, Budget, Enterprise and National offer car rental services onsite. Location: Landside, near baggage claim.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Best Western Grande Prairie Hotel & Suites   •   Holiday Inn Express Grande Prairie   •   Holiday Inn & Suites Grande Prairie – Conference Centre   •  Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre   •   Ramada Clairmont/Grande Prairie Redwood Inn & Suites   •   Service Plus Inn & Suites Grande Prairie   •   Stanford Hotels & Resort   •   Stonebridge Hotel Grande Prairie   •   Super 8 Grande Prairie.

Taxi

Taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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.