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Key West Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Key West 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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EYW Airport Overview

key west airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Key West International Airport.

What to expect

Key West Airport (code: EYW) consists of a tiny terminal with a couple of eateries and gift shops. WiFi is available. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Key West Airport

We have received reports that sleeping at the airport terminal, surrounding property, or on the beaches is strictly prohibited. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels within a quick shuttle ride of the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. 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.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Key West 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 Key West 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.

  • Hampton Inn Key West – Airport shuttle is available for a fee. » Check Rates
  • Margarittaville Beach House Key West – Airport shuttle is available for a fee.  Hours are 8:00AM – 12:00AM.  » Check Rates
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Grand Key Resort – Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Key West, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Monroe Airport. Connect to “MC-Public” network. No log-in needed!

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: Ticketing area • Departure lounge • Baggage Claim.

Baby Care Facilities – Nursing mothers can breastfeed and care for their babies in private in the Mamava Suite, located in the Departures lounge. Changing tables are also available in restrooms throughout the airport.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is not available, but you will find two gift shops.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Conch Flyer Restaurant • First Call Beach Bar • Last Call Beach Bar.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – Recharge your cell phones and tablets at the mobile charging station. Location: unknown.

Postal Services – Drop off your last minute postcards at the airport’s mailbox. Location: outside the arrivals level on the lower roadway.

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.

Smoking – There is a smoking area located outside the terminal.

Airport Hours

The terminal is open 5:00AM – 10:00PM.

Airlines

Key West airport is served by the following airlines: Allegiant • American Airlines • Delta Air Lines • Jet Blue • Silver Airways • United Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

Key West Airport is served by Keys City bus routes Green and Blue, and the Lower Keys Shuttle. For route maps, schedules and fare information, visit the Key West Transit website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer services onsite: Avis • Budget • Dollar • Hertz • Thrifty.  A few other agencies serve the airport from a nearby off-site location, these include: Alamo • Enterprise • National.

Hotel Shuttles

A few area hotels provide airport shuttle service: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Grand Key Resort – Key West   •  Hampton Inn Key West  • Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel.

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

Taxis are available 24-hours a day in the ground transportation area. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2022-08-02

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.