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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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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 Mobile Regional Airport.

What to Expect

Passenger services at Mobile Regional Airport 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 airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

As of January 2019, we have not received any reviews for Mobile since 2004. At the time, the airport was said to have comfortable armrest-free couch seating.  Bring earplugs!  The frequent announcements could be make for a rough sleep.  If you have experiences with this airport, please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. 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.

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 ($50). All active duty military receive free access.

If sleeping in Mobile Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Mobile – (6 minutes from the airport) Free shuttle service to the airport and surrounding area (within 3 mile radius) runs daily from 7:00AM to 10:00PM. » Check Rates
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Park Mobile Airport – (6 minutes from the airport) Free shuttle service to the airport and immediate area. » Check Rates

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

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

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.

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 – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Valet Car Wash – If you are leaving your car at the airport with the valet you can request a car wash so that you have a nice clean car when you see it again. Rate: $15.

The airport is open 24 hours.

As of June 2019, Mobile airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta • United Airlines • Via Air.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Alamo • Avis • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Grand Hotel Marriott Resort   •   Holiday Inn Mobile Airport   •   Holiday Inn Mobile West I-10   •   Homewood Suites by Hilton Mobile   •   Wingate by Wyndham Mobile


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

Last updated: 2019-06-06

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.