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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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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 Key West International Airport.

What to expect

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

Where to Sleep

We have received reports that sleeping at the airport terminal, surrounding property, or on the beaches is strictly prohibited. If you have experiences with this airport, please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels within a quick shuttle ride of the airport. Please 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 Key West Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hyatt Windward Pointe – (2 blocks from the airport) Shuttle service goes to the airport and Hyatt Key West Resort & Spa in Old City for $5 per person, each way. » Check Rates
  • Best Western Key Ambassador Resort Inn – (7 minute walk or 5 minute drive from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available daily from 8:00AM to 10:00PM. » Check Rates
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Grand Key Resort – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

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

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.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is not available. You will find three gift shops at the airport.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Conch Flyer Restaurant (Hours: 5:30AM – 5:00PM) • First Call Beach Bar (Hours: 10:30AM – 6:00PM) • Last Call Beach Bar (Hours: 6:00AM – 7:45PM).

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

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

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

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

Airport Hours

The terminal is open 4:30AM – 12:30AM.

Airlines

As of February 2018, Key West airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta • United Airlines • Silver Airways.

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

Onsite car rental agencies include Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz and Thrifty. Alamo, Enterprise and National serve the airport in nearby off-site locations.

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 Key Ambassador Resort Inn   •   DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Grand Key Resort – Key West   •   Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel

Taxis

Taxis are available at the ground transportation area of the airport on a 24-hour basis. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

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.