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La Crosse Airport Guide

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

The seats’ armrests don’t move – until the security people, having seen your predicament, give you an Allen wrench to take the armrests OFF. – Dave L.

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 La Crosse Municipal Airport.

What to Expect

La Crosse Municipal Airport consists of a small, modern, two-level terminal with a restaurant 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 sleep-related reviews since 2000; however, we do know the terminal closes after the last flight and reopens 2 hours before the first morning flight. Please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide free airport shuttles. 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

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

There are no pay-per-use lounges at La Crosse Airport.

Military Lounge

The USO offers a lounge that is free of charge to active members of the US military and their families. Location: South end of the terminal. Hours: Staffed by volunteers according to flight schedules, outside of these hours see an airline, car rental, or airport employee for an access code.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in La Crosse Airport does not appeal to you, the nearest hotels are:

  • Days Inn Hotel & Conference Center La Crosse – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Americinn Hotel & Conference Center La Crosse – Riverfront – (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available from 7:00AM – 10:00PM. » Check Rates
  • Radisson Hotel La Crosse – (15 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at LaCrosse Airport. Connect to the LSE-WiFi network.

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

Baby Care Facilities – The Nursing Mothers Room is a lockable room within the 1st floor Family Restroom (landside). Changing table, reclining seat, sink and power outlet are available inside.

Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area. The space includes games to keep the kids entertained and 2 interactive iPod kiosks. Location: Airside, 2nd Floor.

Duty Free & Shopping – Gift shop items can be purchased at the Arrowhead Tap House, with locations landside and airside.

Food & Drinks – The Arrowhead Tap House serves up breakfast, lunch, dinner and beer during airport hours of operation. Located both landside and airside.

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 guides@sleepinginairports.com.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

According to the airport’s web site, the terminal opens 2 hours before the first flight and closes one hour after the last flight.

Airlines

As of February 2018, La Crosse airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Avis/Budget, Hertz, Enterprise and National/Alamo.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. You can contact some hotels for airport pick up by using the direct-dial courtesy phones located across from the car rental kiosks. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Courtyard La Crosse Downtown / Mississippi Riverfront   •   Days Inn La Crosse Hotel & Conference Center   •   Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites La Crosse   •   Quality Inn   •   Radisson Hotel La Crosse   •   Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center – La Crosse   •   The Charmant Hotel.

Taxis

Taxis are available at the ground transportation area of the airport terminal. You can also request a pick up by using the direct-dial courtesy phones located across from the car rental kiosks. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

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 editor@sleepinginairports.com and we will update this guide.