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Rick Husband Amarillo Airport Guide

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

The only interaction I had w/staff was lifting my feet so the cleaning guy could push his buffer under my seat. – Paul

AMA Airport Overview

rick husband amarillo airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport.

What to Expect

Amarillo Airport (code: AMA) is a modern single-terminal facility with one concourse and seven gates. There is an airside gift shop and bar/lounge, and landslide gift shop and restaurant, and free WiFi is available throughout the terminal. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Amarillo Airport

We do not have any recent sleep-related airport reviews, so we can’t say what the current situation is like.  If you have visited recently, write a review to help future travellers!  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.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours.  Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021.  To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Amarillo 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 Hotels

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

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Amarillo Airport – (2 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle available from 5:00AM – 9:00PM upon request (+1 806 3226777). » Check Rates
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Amarillo East – (2 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges available at this airport.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Rick Husband Amarillo Airport.

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

Baby Care Facilities

Baby changing facilities are located in restrooms throughout the airport. A family restroom is available airside near the restaurant.

Duty Free & Shopping

Two gift shops are available, one each airside and landside.

Food & Drinks

A full-service restaurant and two full bars are available in the airport, with locations available both landside and airside. At the time of this update, 24-hour dining is not available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers


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

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.



Airport Hours

At the time of this update we were unable to confirm the airport hours. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.


Amarillo airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • American Eagle Airlines • Southwest Airlines • United Airlines • Via Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Avis • Enterprise • Hertz • National offer car rental services onsite.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Ashmore Inn & Suites   •   Fairfield Inn & Suites Amarillo   •   Wyndham Garden Amarillo.


Metered taxis are readily available at the ground transportation area, during airport hours of operation.

Last updated: 2021-10-20

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.