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Grande Prairie Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Grande Prairie Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Was given a ride to the nearest motel, stayed there for 4 hours - paid a 100, sob sob!
- a traveller

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 during their time at Grande Prairie Airport.

What to Expect

  • The Grand Prairie airport has a single, walkable terminal.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • We have not received a review on this airport since 2006. If you have been there recently, please write a review.

Where to Sleep

  • Since the airport closes late at night, sleeping here is not possible.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide free airport shuttles. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Grande Prairie Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Grande Prairie Airport Information

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.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Grande Prairie Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Stanford Hotel Grande Prairie - (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available Monday through Friday. » Check Rates
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Grande Prairie Conference Center - (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Best Western Grande Prairie Hotel & Suites - (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available from 4:00AM to Midnight. » Check Rates

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

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Grande Prairie Airport. Connect to the "GPAFREE" network.

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

  • Arcade - Location: Landside, near the baggage claim
  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? An ATM is 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. Location: Main floor.
  • Baggage Carts - Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge in the arrivals hall.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Customer Appreciation Days - Every Friday between the hours 12:30PM - 4:00PM, the airport offers free popcorn to customers.
  • Food & Drinks - The Viewpoint Restaurant & Lounge offers runway views and free WiFi. Location: 2nd Floor. Hours: 5:00AM - 6:30PM (Mon-Fri); 5:30AM - 5:30PM (Sat); 5:30AM - 6:30PM (Sun). The cocktail lounge section does not open until 12:00PM daily. Vending machines are also available.
  • Games - An family arcade is located near the baggage claim (landside).
  • Information Desk - The Grand Prairie Airport Customer Service Desk is open on the main floor from 4:00AM - 11:30PM.
  • 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, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Observation Deck - Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport's observation deck. Location: Landside. To access, take the elevator near the entrance to the departure gates or behind the WestJet check-in.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The terminal is open 4:00AM - 12:00AM.

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As of February 2018, Grande Prairie airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • West Jet.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Greyhound, Northern Express and City of Grand Prairie Transit all offer bus service to and from the airport. Contact your service provider of choice for details.

Car Rentals

Avis, Budget, Enterprise and National offer car rental services onsite. Location: Landside, near baggage claim.

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 Grande Prairie Hotel & Suites   •   Holiday Inn Express Grande Prairie   •   Holiday Inn & Suites Grande Prairie - Conference Centre   •  Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre   •   Ramada Clairmont/Grande Prairie Redwood Inn & Suites   •   Service Plus Inn & Suites Grande Prairie   •   Stanford Hotels & Resort   •   Stonebridge Hotel Grande Prairie   •   Super 8 Grande Prairie.


Taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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Last Updated: 02 November 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. 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/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .