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Tulsa Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Tulsa Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

A police officer saw me bunking down and asked if I needed anything and offered me a wakeup if I wanted. - PatrickATX

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 Tulsa International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small international airport with two concourses (Concourses A and B)
  • After airport restaurants and shops close for the night, vending machines are the only in-airport snack option. Microwaves are available upstairs near Concourse A. Buy your food and drinks before the concessions close.
  • The airport provides free WiFi. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • After security checkpoints close for the night, passengers are restricted to landside only. Passengers sleeping airside will be required to go back to landside until security reopens, and will need to clear security again to re-enter.
  • Lots of comfortable oversize chairs near the rental car counters, good for catching a catnap or two
    A few armrest-free benches are available in the baggage claim area.
  • 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 Tulsa Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Tulsa 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

There are no pay-per-use lounges.

Military Lounges

  • Military and Veteran's Lounge - Location: Concourse A, near Gate A1

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Airport Hotels

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

  • Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa Airport - (2 minutes from the airport) Located at the airport’s main entrance. Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Clarion Inn Tulsa International Airport - (2 minutes from the airport) Located at the airport’s main entrance. Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Tulsa 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 Tulsa 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: Landside, near the security checkpoint • Landside, near valet parking on the ticketing level • Airside, in front of the Mazzio’s and Explore Tulsa.
  • Baby Care Facilities - A lactation room is located just before the security checkpoints. In addition, you will find two family restrooms in each of the Concourses.
  • Baggage Carts - Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available. Rate: $4.00 per cart.
  • Business Center - Business Centers are available on both Concourses.
  • Chapel -Location: Concourse B Baggage Claim Area, on the upper level (landside). Hours: 24 hours.
  • Children's Play Area - Location: Landside in both Concourses.
  • Currency Exchange - Not available.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - There are only a few shops available at the airport, mostly souvenir and newspaper type shops. Duty free is not available.
  • Food & Drinks - At the time of this update there were no 24-hour food and beverage concessions at the airport. There are food options both landside and airside and if needed, vending machines are located in each meet and greet waiting area at each concourse exit, on Concourse A near the USO Military Lounge and Concourse B near Gate B1.
  • Information Desk - Airport Ambassadors staff 3 information desks (one in each of the baggage claim areas and one near the security checkpoint) and are available to help 6:00AM - 7:00PM every day.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Massage Chairs - Locations: Landside and Airside at various locations in the airport.
  • 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.
  • Smoking - Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the airport, look for designated areas outside the terminal.

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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 March 2018, Tulsa airport is served by the following airlines: Allegiant Airlines • American Airlines • Delta • Frontier Airlines • Southwest Airlines • United Airlines • Via Airlines

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Buses and Shuttles

The airport is well connected to the bus system. Whether you need a short ride to the city, on demand bus transfer or need a shuttle to the Oklahoma State University, there is probably a bus for you. For fares, routes and schedules, visit the Tulsa Airport website.

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless 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: Americas Best Value Inn - Tulsa Airport   •   Best Western Syracuse Airport   •   Clarion Inn Tulsa International Airport   •   Comfort Suites Central/I-44   •   Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tulsa   •   Courtyard Tulsa Downtown   •   Embassy Suites by Hilton Tulsa - I-44   •   Hampton Inn & Suites Tulsa North/Owasso   •   Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa Airport   •   Holiday Inn Tulsa City Center   •   Hyatt Regency Tulsa   •   La Quinta Inn & Suites Tulsa Airport / Expo Square   •   Super 8 Tulsa/Airport/State Fairgrounds   •   The Campbell Hotel   •   Wyndham Tulsa.


Taxis are available curbside, outside of the baggage claim area. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required. The following estimated fares were current at the time of this January 2018 update: downtown Tulsa $20; University of Tulsa $16; American Airlines $13; Tulsa Bus Plant $12 and Southern Hills Marriott $33. Prices are based on one passenger with a single piece of luggage.

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Last Updated: 28 May 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 .