Sleeping in Airports

San Pedro Sula Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our San Pedro Sula 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 worst part? They play crappy music all night. – jumah_kw

SAP Airport Overview

san pedro sula airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at San Pedro Sula’s Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport, also known as La Mesa International Airport.

What to Expect

San Pedro Sula Airport (code: SAP) has a small, modern terminal that handles short-haul and international flights. Amenities include a few shops and eateries. At least one eatery is open 24 hours for late-night snacks. Free WiFi helps pass the time. Economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in San Pedro Sula Airport

Overnight sleepers report a safe, quiet experience. The food court area is the go-to sleeping area. There are a few comfortable leather chairs and power outlets but arrive early to grab one. Otherwise, you’ll likely be sleeping on the floor, so bring a sleeping bag or travel mat. Expect security guards to check your passport and boarding pass. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer a shuttle service for free. See our Airport Hotels section below for locations, or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information.  For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our San Pedro Pula 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 Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airport Lounges

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

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

Related Pages: San Pedro Sula Airport Lounges

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in San Pedro Sula airport sounds like a nightmare, a few B&Bs and hosterias are near the airport.  The drive to the city centre is approx. 25+ minutes away.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in San Pedro Sula, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: unknown.

Currency Exchange – Foreign exchange services are available on the main level.

Duty-Free & Shopping – DutyFree and a small selection of shops selling souvenir-type items are available.

Food & Drinks -According to a review sent to us in March 2017, 24-hour food options are available at Wendy’s and the Skymart Kiosk in the food court (landside/public area of the terminal).

Information Desk – Information is available at the Customer Service Desk. Hours and location: unknown.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we had no information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

WiFi/Internet – WiFi is available at San Pedro Sula Airport.

San Pedro Sula Airport is served by the following airlines: Aerolíneas Sosa • Aeroméxico • Air Europa • American Airlines • Avianca • CM Airlines • Copa Airlines • Delta Air Lines • Spirit Airlines • United Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available on-site. At the time of this update, no further information is available.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.