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Moncton Airport Guide

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

Soon after my arrival I informed one of the security guards of my intentions and the reply was unequivocal: ‘let me get you a wheelchair, a blanket and a cushion.’ – Sarocloud

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 Greater Moncton International Airport.

What to Expect

Greater Moncton International Airport consists of a small, modern terminal with four gates, airside and landside cafes and sandwich shops, a newsstand and duty-free shop. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Where to Sleep

As of July 2019, we have only had one sleep-related review (2012) from a traveller who used this airport. This traveller reported that a security guard provided them with a pillow and blanket and directed them to a small darkened room near the departures lounge. If you pass through 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.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at Moncton Airport.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dieppe Airport
    (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Quality Inn Airport
    (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Moncton
    (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available on request. For airport pick-up, use the courtesy phone in baggage claim. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available throughout Moncton Airport. In addition, computer data ports are available on telephones near the car rental kiosks, and in the pre-boarding area. Data ports are also built into seating located airside and on the mezzanine.

More 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, in the center of the Main level, near the car rental kiosks • Airside, exact location not known.

Baby Care Facilities – Changing tables are available in all airport restrooms.

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: Airside, by Gates 3/4.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Duty Free & Shopping – The airport’s only shopping options are two Relay kiosks, located landside. One offers duty-free shopping during the winter charter season (Nov – May), and the other offers ordinary retail shopping year round.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Tim Horton’s • Destinations (both offer restaurants landside and airside).

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – If you are not feeling well, the airport has a special rest area/first aid room. The room features a bed, first aid kit, wheelchair and is sometimes used as a nursing station. Location: next to the check-in counters (Air Canada) and always open.

Mobile Charging – Yes, throughout the terminal and in the newly renovated mezzanine.

Observation Deck – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck. Location: Landside, Mezzanine.

Postal Services – Drop off your last minute postcards at the airport’s mailbox. Location: Landside, main level, near departure doors.

Quiet Room – A quiet room is available for relaxation, meditating, breast-feeding, etc. Location: Landside, across from check-in desks. See Airport Security (located behind the information kiosk) to obtain access.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – Smoking is not permitted inside the terminal. There are designated smoking areas located outside (landside).

Travel Agencies – If you are arriving in Moncton and need local arrangements or help planning a really last minute trip abroad, there is a Marlin Travel Agency with offices at the airport that can probably be of assistance.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of July 2019, Moncton airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • Air Transat • Porter Airlines • Sunwing • WestJet.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

These car rental agencies offer service onsite, from the main level of the terminal: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Some local hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport, just outside of Arrivals.

Last updated: 2019-07-17

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.