Home » North America » USA » Harrisburg International Airport | Code: MDT

Harrisburg Airport Guide

harrisburg airport guide

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

I found some nice rocking chairs in the lobby of the terminal (upstairs).
- Adam from PSU

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 Harrisburg Airport.

  • The Harrisburg airport has a single, walkable terminal.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • Information on this airport is limited. If you have been there recently, please write a review.

Where to Sleep

  • 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 Harrisburg Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

» Read All Harrisburg Airport Reviews Write a Review

Harrisburg 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

  • Susquehanna Club - Features: TV lounge, private conference room, individual workstations, fax machine, copy machine and beverages. Location: Concourse A, near gate A2. Lounge Access: The lounge is available to frequent fliers who travel at least 25,000 miles a year from any one airline serving HIA

[ back to top ]

Airport Hotels

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

  • Sheraton Hotel Harrisburg Hershey - (7 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available from 5:00AM to Midnight. » Check Rates
  • Wyndham Garden Harrisburg - (12 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Hilton Garden Inn Harrisburg East - (12 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available on demand. » Check Rates

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

[ back to top ]

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Harrisburg Airport. Connect to the " HIA Free WiFi " network. Internet kiosks are available for a fee. Location: Airside and Landside on the 2nd floor.

[ back to top ]

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: in the baggage claim area • on the 2nd floor, before the security checkpoint.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Currency Exchange - Not available.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - There is no duty-free shopping at HIA. You will find two Hudson News gift shops in the airport. Locations: (Food Court, landside)(Concourse B, airside). In addition, there is a souvenir shop, airside.
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Vending machines are available landside.
  • Information Desk - Located inside the main entrance. Hours: unknown.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Massages - Location: Airside, Concourse A, next to Gate A3. Hours: 9:30AM - 6:00PM (Wed-Fri)
  • 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: 3rd Floor.
  • Rest Zones - There are rocking chairs located throughout the terminal for tired travellers to relax while waiting for their flights.
  • Showers - Not available.
  • Smoking Areas - Smoking is prohibited anywhere inside the airport.

[ back to top ]

Airport Hours

The terminal building and parking lots are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. However, the airline ticket counters are only open during those hours with departing flights. There are no 24 hours services within the airport.

[ back to top ]


As of January 2018, Harrisburg airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • American Airlines • Delta • United Airlines • Southern Airways Express.

[ back to top ]

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Public bus route 7 serves the airport on weekdays, from 6:00AM - 8:00PM, and Saturdays, from 7:00AM - 6:00PM. For route map, schedules and fares, visit the Cattransit website.

Car Rentals

Car rental services are handled on the ground floor of the Transportation Center, a separate building that is connected to the main terminal via a skybridge. Onsite car rental agencies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Payless.

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 Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center   •   Days Inn Hershey   •   Holiday Inn Harrisburg East   •   Hilton Garden Inn Harrisburg East   •   Hilton Garden Inn Hershey   •   Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey   •   Hotel Hershey   •   Howard Johnson Inn Harrisburg   •   Park Inn by Radisson Harrisburg West   •   Radisson Hotel Harrisburg   •   Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg Hershey   •   Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey   •   SpringHill Suites Harrisburg Hershey   •   SpringHill Suites Hershey   •   Wyndham Garden Harrisburg


Taxis are available on the ground floor just beyond the car rental counters in the Transportation Center, a separate building that is connected to the main terminal via a skybridge. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required. Ride-share taxi pick-ups take place on the 3rd floor of the parking garage only.


The airport is located approximately two miles from the Middletown Amtrak Train station and within fifteen minutes of the downtown Harrisburg Amtrak station. Both stations are stops on the Keystone line. Connect to the train station via taxi.

[ back to top ]

Have you been to this airport?

Write a Review

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 .