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St. John's Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our St. John's 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!

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 St Johns International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, modern single terminal international airport
  • After airport restaurants and shops close for the night, vending machines are the only in-airport snack option. Plan ahead and purchase your food and drinks before the concessions close.
  • The airport provides free WiFi. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • We have no reviews from travellers who have slept at this airport.
  • 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 St. John's Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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St. John's 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

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

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping at the St. John's Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites St. John's Airport - (3 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Comfort Inn - (3 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton St. John’s Airport - (6 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Super 8 St. John's - (4 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near St. John's 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 St. John's Airport.

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

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs, operated by CIBC, 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, 1st floor in the Atrium (between the elevator and the Relay store) ▪ Airside, Departures lounge, opposite Tim Horton’s.
  • Children's Play Areas - Two locations: Departures lounge, airside, between Gates 2 and 3 ▪ 1st floor, landside, outside of the food court.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Relay Duty-Free & Heritage Shop located airside in the Departures Lounge. Relay also has a gift shop landside in the Main terminal. Hours: The duty-free shop is open 5:30AM - 6:30PM (Mon-Fri) and 10:00AM - 5:30PM (Sat,Sun).
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. These options are open 24 hours: Tim Horton’s (1st floor, landside, food court).
  • Information Desk - There is a Visitor Information Centre (VIC) in the Arrivals area.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - Free mobile charging stations can be found airside in the Departures lounge by Gates 1-2 and Gates 4-8.
  • Quiet Room - A peaceful room for prayer or meditation. Chaplaincy services, such as grief counseling or stress management, are available upon request. Location: Landside, 3rd Floor.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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As of February 2018, St. John's airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • PAL Airlines • WestJet • Air St Pierre • Lufthansa • Avianca • Cathay Pacific • Turkish Airlines.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Some city bus routes access the airport. Contact Saint John City Transit for details.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, National 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: Comfort Inn Airport   •   Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton St. John's Airport.


City Wide Taxi is the official taxi service provider of St. John’s Airport, and has exclusive access to the airport’s taxi stand and pick up/drop off areas. Flat rates are available from the airport to area lodging. All other locations are metered and subject to a $5.00 airport fee.

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Last Updated: 14 March 2018

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 .