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Lexington Airport Guide

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

surprisingly I got a solid 7 hours of uninterrupted sleep.
- J. Phillips

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 Lexington Airport.

What to Expect

  • The Lexington airport has a single terminal with several concourses.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Information on this airport is limited, as we have not received any reviews for this airport since 2005. If you have been there recently, please write a review.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide free airport shuttles. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can find comfort in one of the lounges that are accessible with a day pass. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

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

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Lexington 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 by paying at the door. 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 in Lexington Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Residence Inn Lexington/Keeneland Airport - (8 minutes from the airport) Free scheduled airport shuttle is available from 4:30AM - 9:00PM. » Check Rates
  • Courtyard Lexington/Keeneland Airport - (8 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available from 4:30AM - 9:00PM. » Check Rates
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Lexington Keeneland Airport - (8 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available from 4:30AM - 9:00PM (reservation required). » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Lexington 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 Lexington 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. Location: Landside, Lobby, 1st level • Airside, Concourse B, 2nd level.
  • Children's Play Area - Location: Lobby, landside, 1st level.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty Free is not available. You will find a small selection of shops including a Bourbon Store, A Lex News and Gift Shop and the Blue Grass MarketPlace for any last minute items. Shops open at 4:30AM.
  • Food & Drinks - At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. You will find the following food concessions at the airport:
    »   Landside: Blue Grass Express (Hours: 5:00AM - 6:00PM)
    »   Airside: Dunkin Donuts (Hours: 4:45AM - 6:00PM) • Kentucky Ale Taproom (Hours: 5:00AM - last flight) • Pepper’s Mexican Grill & Cantina (Hours:11:00AM - 6:30PM).
  • Information Desk - Location: Lobby, landside, 1st level. Hours: 5:00AM - 7:30PM.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Medical Services - Urgent and emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day at the First Aid Station.
  • 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.
  • 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, Lexington airport is served by the following airlines: Allegiant Air • American Airlines • Delta • United Airlines.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Lextran offers an express service connecting the airport to the downtown Transit Center on Vine Street, weekdays from 6:00AM - 6:00PM. A designated bus stop is located curbside at the airport. For route map, schedule and fare information, visit the Lextran website.

Car Rentals

Car rental desks are located on the 1st level in the baggage claim area, and rental vehicles are housed in a separate facility located next to the airport terminal. Onsite car rental agencies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Some hotels can be reached by using the direct-dial courtesy phones available in the baggage claim area. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Clarion Hotel   •   Courtyard Lexington Keeneland/Airport   •   DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Lexington   •   Fairfield Inn & Suites Lexington Keeneland Airport   •   Hilton Lexington Downtown   •   Hilton Lexington Suites   •   Hyatt Regency Lexington   •   Residence Inn Lexington Keeneland / Airport   •   The Campbell House.

Taxis and Shuttles

Taxis and shared ride shuttles are available in the ground transportation area outside of the baggage claim area. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

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Last Updated: 21 February 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 .