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Lake Charles Regional Airport Guide

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

LCH Airport Overview

lake charles airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Lake Charles Regional Airport.

What to Expect

Lake Charles Airport (code: LCH) consists of a small, two-story terminal with four gates. Flights depart from the Upper Level, where you’ll find an eatery and a gift shop, though their operating hours are limited. Free WiFi helps pass the time. Economy class passengers may be able to pay to enter a Business Lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for locations and access information.

Where to To Sleep

We have received few reviews from travellers who have passed through here. If you’re looking for a place to spread out, the baggage claim area on the landside is said to be carpeted. For uninterrupted sleep, a few hotels are located nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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 Lake Charles Regional Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • La Quinta Inn and Suites Lake Charles Area – (4.7 miles from the airport) No airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Hampton Inn Lake Charles – (4.7 miles from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Courtyard Lake Charles – (5.2 miles from the airport) No airport shuttle is available; however, a shuttle is available for local attractions. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Lake Charles Regional Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

Business Lounge – Location: 2nd Floor. Hours, rates and access details are not known.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Lake Charles Regional Airport.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs, operated by First Federal Bank, 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. Location: unknown.

Currency Exchange – Information not available.

Duty Free & Shopping – Gift Shop Express offers souvenirs, drinks, etc. Location: Second Floor. Hours: 9:30AM – 4:30PM (Mon – Fri).

Food & Drinks – Limited information is available. There is a food outlet on the 2nd Floor but hours are not known. Vending machines can be found on both floors which dispense hot/cold beverages, snacks and microwaveable foods. There is also a healthy option vending machine available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – There is an Airport Business Lounge (2nd Floor) which may offer charging services.

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.

Airport Hours

The terminal is open 3:00AM – last arrival.


Lake Charles airport is served by the following airlines: American Eagle • United Express.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National. Location: First Floor, left hand side.


Taxis are readily available outside the terminal.

Last updated: 2019-05-08

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.