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Erie Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Erie Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Sleeping is possible as there are numerous quiet corners.
- 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 Erie Airport.

What to Expect

  • Erie International airport is a small and easily accessible airport with seven gates. It is conveniently located not far from three major cities and the Canadian border.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • According to the last review we received about this airport in 2005, there are numerous quiet corners to sleep in Erie International Airport. If you have updated information from visiting this airport recently please submit your review!
  • For uninterrupted sleep,there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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

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

  • Glass House Inn - (7 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle service. » Check Rates
  • Clarion Hotel Lake Erie - (6 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle service. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Erie 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 Erie Airport.

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

  • Art in the Airport - Aviation-themed art, featuring local artists, is on display throughout the airport.
  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs 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. Location: Landside, adjacent to the Information Desk in the main lobby.
  • Baggage Carts - Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Drinking Water - Thirsty? Water bottle refill stations are available free of charge. Locations: landside and airside.
  • Food & Drinks - ERI Cafe (landside), the airport’s only restaurant, opens daily at 4:00AM. Vending machines are available landside and airside.
  • Information Desk - Location: Center of the Public Waiting area.
  • 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.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Shopping - ERI Cafe has a gift shop, open daily at 4:00AM.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 4:30AM - 12:30AM.

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As of February 2018, Erie airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta • United Airlines.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Local buses Route 22/31/32 and Route 26/31 serve Erie International Airport. For route maps, schedules and fares, visit the EMTA website.

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Alamo, Budget, Avis, Hertz, Enterprise and National.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Clarion Hotel Bel-Aire Conference Center   •   Comfort Inn   •   Comfort Inn & Suites   •   Courtyard Erie   •   Econo Lodge   •   Hilton Garden Inn Erie   •   Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Erie (Summit Township)   •   Home2 Suites by Hilton Erie   •   Residence Inn Erie   •   TownePlace Suites by Marriott Erie   •   Wingate by Wyndham Erie


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area of the terminal on a 24-hour basis. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required.

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Last Updated: 31 October 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 .