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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Springfield 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 fell asleep for about ten minutes when a security guard woke me up. He said 'Move it you bum'. - Marcus

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 Springfield Airport.

What to Expect

  • This is a small airport with a single terminal.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.
  • We have not received any reviews on this airport since 2006. If you have been there recently, please write a review.

Where to Sleep

  • The airport closes at night, so sleeping here is not permitted.
  • 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 Springfield Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Springfield 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

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport Hotels

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

  • Carpenter Street Hotel- (5.8km from the airport) Free weekday shuttle service to Capital Airport and surrounding area (within 5 mile radius). » Check Rates
  • President Abraham Lincoln Springfield DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - (6.5km from the airport) Free shuttle service to Amtrak and Capital Airport. » Check Rates
  • Northfield Inn, Suites & Conference Center - (7.6km from the airport) Free shuttle service to Capital Airport and the train station. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Springfield 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 Springfield Airport throughout the terminal except for the hallway between baggage claim and main terminal.

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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: By Door B.
  • Courtesy Phones - Red courtesy phones offer one-touch dialing to taxis, car rental offices, airline counters and more. Location: In baggage claim, opposite Door C outside the washrooms and inside screening.
  • Currency Exchange - Not available.
  • Food - Subway is the airport’s only restaurant. There are no 24-hour dining options available, but vending machines are located just outside of the screening area. More snack and coffee machines are located airside as well.
  • Information Desk - The Passenger Service Center and Gift Shop is a one-stop shop for business services, souvenirs and the answers to your general questions. Buy a snack, get local travel advice, make reservations, get something notarized and more! Location: landside, between Doors B and C (next to Subway restaurant)
  • 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.
  • Post Office - A mailbox is located outside door B.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.
  • Smoking - Smoking is allowed only in designated smoking areas outside in front of the terminal or in the outdoor courtyard located in the interior of the terminal building between doors "C" and "D".

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Airport Hours

The airport opens 90 minutes before the first scheduled flight departure, and closes at 11:30PM or whenever the last flight arrives.

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

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rental desks are located at the east end of the terminal, near Door D. Onsite car rental agencies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz 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: Carpenter Street Hotel   •   Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Springfield   •   Crowne Plaza Springfield   •  Holiday Inn Express Springfield   •   Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Springfield   •   President Abraham Lincoln Springfield - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel   •   Northfield Inn, Suites & Conference Center   •   Ramada Springfield North.


Taxis are available in front of the airport terminal during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

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Last Updated: 14 March 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 .