Sleeping in Airports

Sitka Airport Guide

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

Don’t get stuck there if you want to stay all night. There’s hardly anywhere for a nap either. -a traveller

SIT Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport.

What to Expect

Sitka Airport (code: SIT) consists of a tiny terminal with few amenities beyond a restaurant that may, more may not, be open.  There are no private lounges at this airport and no WiFi at the time of this update.

Where to Sleep

We have yet to receive any sleep-related airport reviews.  Overnight sleeping is reportedly not allowed at this airport.  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.

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 Sitka Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Totem Square Hotel & Marina – (4 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. The hotel shuttle meets all Alaskan Airlines flights that arrive into Sitka Airport, so no phone call is needed for airport pick-up. » Check Rates
  • Westmark Sitka Hotel – (4 minutes from the airport) Free scheduled airport shuttle service. » Check Rates
  • Super 8 Sitka– (4 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport Lounges

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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

Food & Drink – There is at least one restaurant available landside.

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

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport appears to operate on very limited/sporadic hours and the ticket counters are only open until 10:00PM. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.


Sitka airport is served by the following airlines: Alaska AirlinesDelta Air Lines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Shared-Ride Van

Sitka Tours offers an economical airport shuttle service between the airport and downtown Sitka.


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

Last updated: 2019-12-13

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.