Sleeping in Airports

Helena Regional Airport Guide

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

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 Helena Regional Airport.

What to expect

Helena Regional Airport passenger services are provided in a tiny terminal with a restaurant, café and gift shop. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Where to Sleep

As of November 2018, we have not received any traveller reviews. That said, the airport terminal closes after the last arrival or departure of the day, so overnight sleeping may not be possible. Please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near 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

Sleeping in the airport overnight is not possible. There are hotels near Helena airport (approx. 2km + away):

  • Residence Inn Helena – (2 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available with advance reservation. » Check Rates
  • Comfort Suites Airport – (2 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Wingate by Wyndham Helena Airport – (4 minutes from the airport) Free shuttle service to the airport and surrounding area (within city limits). » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Helena Airport. The signal is strongest near the Sleeping Giant Business Center.

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 main level, between the Sleeping Giant Business Center • the ticketing counters.

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

Business Center – The Sleeping Giant Business Center offers free WiFi and wired internet access in a work-friendly environment, and a TV lounge for relaxation before flying. Location: Across from Captain Jack’s, landside.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is not available. Landside you will find the Smokejumper Market. Hours: unknown.

Food & Drinks – There are no 24 hour concessions available. Landside you will find the Smokejumpers Restaurant and Airside offers the Smokejumpers Landing Cafe. Hours: not known but most likely only according to flight schedule.

Newspapers – The airport hands out 50 free newspapers per day

Information Desk – This is a very small airport. The “information desk” is most likely to be any staff member that you see walking around.

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]

Parking – Free short term parking is available.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 4:00AM – 12:30AM, or 30 minutes after arrival of the last flight of the day.

Airlines

As of January 2018, Helena airport is served by the following airlines: Alaska Airlines • Delta • United Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz and National. Enterprise serves the airport from a nearby off-site location.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Some of these hotels can be reached via direct-dial courtesy phone, available at the courtesy boards in the east end of baggage claim. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel   •   Comfort Suites Helena   •   Hampton Inn Helena   •   Jorgenson’s Inn & Suites   •   La Quinta Inn & Suites Helena   •   Radisson Colonial Hotel Helena   •   Residence Inn by Marriott Helena   •   Shilo Inn – Helena   •   Wingate by Wyndham Helena

Taxis

Taxis are available in the taxi rank outside, in front of baggage claim of the airport terminal on a 24-hour basis. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required. Taxis can also be requested by direct-dial courtesy phone, available in the baggage claim area.

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.