Sleeping in Airports

Nantucket Airport Guide

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

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 during their time at Nantucket Memorial Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small regional airport with clean, modern facilities and scenic views.
  • Due to the small size of the airport, the terminal can get crowded during the busy summer months.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. 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 in the airport.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Nantucket Inn – (located opposite the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle service. » Check Rates
  • Jared Coffin House – (10 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle service. » Check Rates
  • The Nantucket Hotel & Resort – (12 minutes from the airport) Shuttle service is available. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available throughout Nantucket Airport.

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

Art in the Airport – Art exhibitions are on display, available for purchase, throughout 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: unknown.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free shopping is not available. There is an airport gift shop.

Food & Drinks – Food & Drink – At the time of this update, the only airport restaurant has closed. The airport is currently looking for a new food service provider. Plan ahead and pack your own snacks and drinks.

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, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 5:30AM – 10:00PM.


As of March 2018, Nantucket airport is served by the following airlines: Cape Air • JetBlue • Rectrix Shuttle • Delta • Tradewind Aviation • United Airlines • American Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


NRTA “The Wave” local bus system links the airport to the town center, Nantucket high-speed ferries dock, and other The Wave bus routes, along its “Airport Route”. Buses run every 20 minutes during tourist season (May 22 – Sept 1) from 10:00AM – 1:00PM. At the time of this January 2018 update, a one-way fare costs $2.00 per person.

Car Rental

The following car rental agencies are available onsite, located at the south end of the terminal near Crosswinds Restaurant: Hertz • Nantucket Island Rent-a-Car • Nantucket Windmill Auto.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.