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Fort Wayne Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Fort Wayne 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 elderly guard inquired if I had a flight in the morning, afterwhich he said okay and that he'd keep an eye out for me. - Matt

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 Fort Wayne Airport.

What to Expect

  • The Fort Wayne airport has a single, walkable terminal.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • There are no 24 concessions at this airport, so be sure to grab food in the early evening if you plan to stay the night.

Where to Sleep

  • We have not received a review on this airport since 1998. If you have been there recently, please let us know.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide free airport shuttles. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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Fort Wayne 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 in the airport.

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Airport Hotels

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

  • Comfort Suites Fort Wayne - (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Hampton Inn Ft Wayne Southwest - (10 minutes from the airport). Free airport shuttle is available 7:00AM - 9:00PM (Mon-Thu) and 7:00AM - 3:00PM (Fri). » Check Rates
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fort Wayne - (12 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available from 8:00AM - 10:30PM. » Check Rates

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

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free internet is available at the Fort Wayne Airport.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At 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. Locations: unknown.
  • Business Center - Yes
  • Children’s Play Areas - When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to one of the children’s play areas. Locations: throughout the airport.
  • Currency Exchange - Not available.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - There is a gift shop on the landside, and Fort Wayne Marketplace located airside.
  • Food & Drinks - Two dining options are available: Seattle’s Best Coffee and Samuel Adams Brewhouse. Both have landside and airside locations, and all are open from 5:00AM until last flight departure of the day.
  • Information Desk - If you require assistance stop by the Welcome Center and chat with an airport ambassador. They even serve fresh baked cookies.
  • 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.
  • Museum - The Greater Fort Wayne Aviation Museum. Location: Airside. Rate: Tours are free but must be booked in advance.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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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.

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

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following onsite car rental agencies are located in the baggage claim area: Alamo/National, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz 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 Suites   •   Courtyard Fort Wayne Downtown at the Grand Wayne Center   •   Hampton Inn Ft. Wayne Southwest   •   Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center   •   Hilton Garden Inn Fort Wayne   •   Residence Inn Fort Wayne Southwest


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area of the terminal during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required. Yellow Taxi Cab Company has an office in the baggage claim area.

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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 .