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.

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 Springfield-Branson National Airport.

What to Expect

Springfield-Branson National Airport 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.

Where to Sleep

As of October 2018, we have received only one sleep-related review from a traveller dating back to 2003. This reviewer reported that the staff were exceptionally helpful and that the airport’s meditation area had comfortable couches and dimmed lighting that proved perfect for sleeping. Things may have changed since then.  If you experience this airport, please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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

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

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Springfield – Branson Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Courtyard Springfield Airport – (7.1 km from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. For airport pick-up, use the courtesy phone in the airport. » Check Rates
  • Best Western Plus Springfield Airport Inn – (6.7 km from airport) Free 24-hour airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Springfield Airport Plaza – (7.7 km from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

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

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 – A nursing suite is available. Location: Airside.

Duty Free & Shopping – No duty free available. There are two small shops that sell souvenirs and newspapers.

Food & Drinks – There are no 24-hour food concessions at the airport. Rove Coffee is located Airside. McAlister’s Deli has locations both landside and airside. The Deli opens at 4:45AM.

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 – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Post Office – A mailbox is available close to the administrative offices.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Keep in mind that TSA, airline check-in and baggage drop hours vary according 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

As of February 2018, Springfield airport is served by the following airlines: Allegiant Airlines • American Airlines • Delta • 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 and Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Best Western Plus Springfield Airport Inn   •   Courtyard Springfield Airport   •   DoubleTree by Hilton Springfield   •   Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Springfield – I-44   •   La Quinta Inn & Suites Springfield Airport Plaza   •   Ramada Plaza Springfield Hotel Oasis Convention Center   •   University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center.

Taxis

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

Last updated: 2018-10-23

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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.