Sleeping in Airports

Mobile Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Mobile 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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MOB 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 Mobile Regional Airport.

What to Expect

Passenger services at Mobile Airport (code: MOB) are provided in a small, partially renovated terminal with limited services. There is a small eatery and gift shop/newsstand on each side of security. WiFi is available to help pass the time.  Additional comfort can be found through fee-based access to the airport’s first-class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below.

Sleeping in Mobile Airport

We do not yet have any recent sleep-related airport reviews.  At the time of the last review, the airport was said to have comfortable armrest-free couch seating.  Bring earplugs!  The frequent announcements could make for a rough sleep.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Mobile 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 hotelsAirport Hotels

If sleeping in Mobile airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels within a 15-minute drive.

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Park Mobile Airport –  Free shuttle is available.  » Check Rates
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Mobile  – No airport shuttle.   » Check Rates

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

airport loungeAirport 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 paying at the door:

  • Executive Club – Offers free complimentary snacks and beverages, TV, magazines, and newspapers, Work areas with data ports. Lounge Access: One day pass ($10) / Annual pass ($75). All active duty military receive free access.

wifiAirport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Mobile Airport. Connect to the “Free Mobile Airport WiFi” network.

airport infoMore 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: Landside, First Floor • Airside, near the Cruise City Bar and Grill.

Business Center – Meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 100 are available for rent. Rooms are equipped with full audio and visual equipment. Rates: from $15/1 hour, $35/4 hours and $50/8 hours.

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. Location: 2nd Floor.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free shopping is not available. Hudson News is located landside and airside. Hours: unknown.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Vending machines are also available in the airport. Food options include: Carpe Diem Coffee & Tea (landside/airside) • Chart Room Bar (landside – 21 and older only) • Cruise City Bar & Grill (airside) • Quizno’s (landside).

Information Desk – If you have any questions, visit the customer service desk for assistance. Location: center of the first floor in the terminal. Hours: 5:00AM – last flight arrival.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging  – A charging bar is located landside on the 2nd Floor. There are also charging ports behind seating airside in the departure area.

Post Office – There is a stamp machine located near the Customer service, landside, on the first floor. A post office is located within walking distance from terminal building. Hours: 9:00AM – 4:30PM (Mon-Fri); 9:00AM – 12:00PM (Sat); Sunday closed.

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 hoursAirport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


Mobile airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta Air Lines • United Airlines • Via Air.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Alamo • Avis • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Thrifty.  Visit our travel partner at Tripadvisor to search for car rentals deals.

Hotel Shuttles

A few area hotels provide airport shuttle service: Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Park Mobile Airport   •     Holiday Inn Mobile Airport.

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are readily available at the ground transportation area during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.