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Liberia Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Liberia 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 bathrooms remind you of a jail (as there are bars on the windows and it’s completely painted white) – Venus

LIR Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Liberia Airport.

What to Expect

The current terminal at Liberia Airport (code: LIR), which opened in 2012 and has since been expanded, handles North and Central American flights. Facilities are limited to an eatery or two and a few shops. WiFi is available with a purchase in the Airside Cafe. Otherwise, WiFi in the rest of the terminal is paid. For added comfort while you wait, there is an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Liberia Airport guide
(Photo courtesy of Kristen / 19Aug2011)

Sleeping in Liberia Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews, but it seems this airport closes nightly.  Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night.  For uninterrupted sleep, a nearby hotel offers free shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info 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 Liberia 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 is a hotel near Liberia Airport:

With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.

  • Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport – Located in front of the airport. Free airport shuttle is available.  » Check Rates

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

Airport Lounges

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

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass and through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

VIP Lounge Liberia – Location: Airside, after Passport Control, 2nd Floor. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Liberia Airport Lounges

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Liberia Airport. A reader tells us ” A Speedtest with my VPN enabled showed 2 Mbps down and 15 Mbps up. Not great, but it’s free and it works! ” (July 2019)

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated by BAC. 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 – Global Exchange – Location: Landside (Departures Hall) / Airside (Arrivals Hall). Hours: 6:00AM – 8:00PM (Departures) and 8:00AM – 10:00PM (Arrivals).

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available for departing and arriving passengers along with a small variety of shops.

Food & Drinks – There is a limited variety of food concessions at the airport. Dining options include: Bar Imperial • Britt Café & Bakery • Café Players.

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, click here to update this airport guide.

Pharmacy – Sky Pharmacy and Sundries is available at the airport. Hours and location are unknown.

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.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 4:00 AM – 12:00AM.

Airlines

Liberia airport is served by the following airlines:  Air Canada • Air Transat • Alaska Airlines • American Airlines • Atlas Air • Avianca • Copa Airlines • Delta Air Lines • Emirates • JetBlue Airways • Miami Air • Sansa Regional • Southwest • Sunwing Airlines • Sun Country Airlines • Thomson Travel • United Airlines • WestJet • World Atlantic.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Airport Shuttle

Airport shuttle/transfers can be arranged through the airport to your desired location if reservations are made in advance. For more information, visit the airport’s website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies can be found at the airport: Avis • Budget • Economy. Complimentary shuttles are available to the following off-site car rental agencies: Adobe • Diekcant Car Rental • Enterprise • Green Motion • Hertz • National • Payless • Solid • Sixt.

Public Bus

If you are travelling light, buses between the Liberia Airport and Liberia City runs every half hour, every hour starting at 5:00AM. The bus fare is approximately $1.00. From the city center you can connect to onward travel.

Taxis

Private and shared taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2022-03-30

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.