Sleeping in Airports

Richlands Albert J. Ellis Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Richlands Albert J Ellis 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 about their time at Richlands Albert J. Ellis Airport.

What to Expect

Richlands Albert J. Ellis Airport consists of a small but brand new terminal with three gates.  The airport services flights to and from Charlotte and Atlanta. Facilities include a restaurant, a bar, and free WiFi. Note that no concessions are open 24 hours, so plan ahead if you get stuck here overnight.  There are no pay-to-use airport lounges.

Where to Sleep

The airport is open 24 hours, but we have no reviews from travellers who have passed through here. If you’ve visited this airport, please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are located near Jacksonville, more than 10 miles from the airport. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

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

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

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Military Lounge

USO Lounge – The USO offers a lounge that is free of charge to active members of the US military and their families. The lounge includes a large TV, comfortable lounge chairs, 3 computer workstations, snacks and drinks. Location: Landside, near Baggage Claim. Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Albert J. Ellis Airport does not appeal to you, there are no hotels at or near the airport. The nearest hotels are 10 miles+ from the airport. To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels nearest to Albert J. Ellis Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available in the passenger waiting areas of the terminal.

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

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Food & Drinks – The Honeybaked Cafe and Carolina’s Finest Lounge are available in the airport. At the time of this update, we were unable to confirm the availability of 24-hour dining.

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.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Shopping – A gift shop is available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airlines

As of February 2019, Albert J. Ellis airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer services onsite: Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National / Alamo.

Hotel Shuttles

Several hotels in the area provide airport to hotel transportation. Check with your hotel of choice.

Taxis

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

Last updated: 2019-07-23

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.