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Fairbanks Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Fairbanks 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!

The folks in the office will even give you a little kit with a toothbrush, etc. if your pack didn't arrive on the same plane as you. - Philip

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 Fairbanks Airport.

What to Expect

  • Fairbanks International airport is a small airport with seven gates, two for commuter carriers and five for larger carriers.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are common in Fairbanks airport and the staff are friendly and accommodating, if your luggage didn’t arrive with you they will give you a small kit of toiletries. The seating is comfortable and there are plenty of quiet places to stretch out whether it is on benches or the floor, the best place is on the lower level by the arrivals terminal, past the big stuffed bear. The last review we received on Fairbanks Airport was 2009; if you’ve visited recently please write a review!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide airport shuttles. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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Fairbanks 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 airport lounges at this airport.

Military Lounge

  • YMCA Military Lounge - For members of the military only. Location: Lower level, near baggage belts. Hours: 12:00PM - 12:00AM.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available throughout the airport terminal.

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Airport Hotels