Sleeping in Airports

Springfield – Branson Airport Guide

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

SGF 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 Springfield-Branson National Airport.

What to Expect

Springfield-Branson Airport (code: SGF) consists of a small, modern terminal with a single concourse with 10 gates. There are three eateries on the airside and one on the landside, along with newsstands on both sides of security. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Springfield Branson airport guide
(Photo courtesy of a Guest Traveller)

Sleeping in Springfield Airport

We have received only one sleep-related reviews and the sleeper was able to rest in the Meditation room.  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

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. 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.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Springfield-Branson 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 the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Springfield – Branson Airport that provide free airport shuttles.

With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.

  • Courtyard Springfield Airport   » Check Rates
  • Best Western Plus Springfield Airport Inn  » Check Rates
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Springfield Airport Plaza  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Springfield, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Springfield Airport throughout the Terminal Building.

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

Art Gallery – The airport’s “Sky Gallery” has a rotating exhibit of fine art. Locations: Landside. Hours: open 24 hours.

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs, operated by Empire Bank, 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: Landside, near the airport administrative offices • Airside, in the concourse.

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there is a nursing room for breastfeeding and diaper-changing. Location: Airside.

Duty Free & Shopping – No duty free available. There are two small shops that sell souvenirs and newspapers. Shops open at 5:00AM and close at approximately 6:00PM or after the last flight.

Food & Drinks – There are no 24-hour food concessions at the airport. Most locations are open 30 minutes before the 1st flight until the last flight of the day.  Here are the food options:

  • Landside – McAlister’s Deli
  • Airside – McAlister’s Deli • Rove Coffee • The Riverbend.

Information Desk – An information kiosk is available offering maps and brochures. Location: Center of the lobby.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Service – Need medical attention? Emergency personnel are on staff 24 hours a day.

Meditation Room – Location: Landside, beyond the ticketing area and towards the gates.

Mobile Charging – A reader mentioned that there are charging stations Airside by Gate 7-10. Counters (4 of them) have 8 outlets each at this location. If you know of other charging points, click here to update this airport guide.

Postal Services – Drop off your last minute postcards at the airport’s mailbox close to the administrative offices (Landside).

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.

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

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Keep in mind that TSA, airline check-in and baggage drop hours vary according to the flight schedule. Check these hours with your airline. If you are in the public area of the terminal (landside) you will not be able to get through to the secure area of the terminal (airside) until the morning.

Airlines

Springfield airport is served by the following airlines: Allegiant Airlines • American Airlines • Delta Air Lines • United Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rental services are available from ½ hour before the first flight’s arrival or departure, and ½ hour after the arrival or departure of the last flight of the day. Onsite car rental agencies include: Avis • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Payless • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Some area hotels provide airport shuttle service: Courtyard Springfield AirportBest Western Plus Springfield Airport InnLa Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Springfield Airport Plaza.

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

Taxis are available in the ground transportation area, during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2022-03-14

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.