Fairbanks airport (FAI)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.

 
 

  Passenger Guide

 

Fairbanks International Airport, opened in 1951, serves the Fairbanks North Star Borough, in Alaska. It operates with domestic destinations and some international flights in Germany.

Official Website: dot.alaska.gov
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.1 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +1 907 474 2500. There is a visitor information office next to the entrance doors.

 Location

The airport is located 5 km (3 miles) southwest from the central business district of Fairbanks.

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What services does Fairbanks airport (FAI) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, mailboxes, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- There is a coffee shop and a restaurant, in addition to vending machines.
Shopping- Gift shops on both levels.
Baggage- The lost and found office is located in the administrative area, across from the Ravn Alaska counters, and operates Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm (Tel +1 907 474 2501; e-mail: fai.lostfound@alaska.gov).
Other Services- Massage chairs.

 

Public and private transportation

Bus - The Yellow Line from MACS (Tel +1 907 459 1002) links the airport with Fred Meyer West, UAF Wood Center and Amherst/Chena Pump. It operates Mondays through Fridays between 7:10 am and 6:00 pm, with a fare of USD1.50.
You can also request private or shared shuttle services provided by Airlink Services (Tel +1 907 452 3337) and Golden Heart Shuttle & Tours (Tel +1 907 456 4555).

Taxi - Next to the terminal main entrance you can board cabs from Alaska/King Cab (Tel +1 907 452 2222), Arctic Taxi (Tel +1 907 455 0000), Badger Cab (Tel +1 907 490 4737), Eagle/Yellow Cab (Tel +1 907 455 5555), Fox Cab (Tel +1 907 347 7403), Greatland Taxi (Tel +1 907 888 0014), Interior Taxi (Tel +1 907 799 2525), Last Frontier/Moose Cab (Tel +1 907 452 7000), North Pole Taxi (Tel +1 907 978 8294), Pioneer Taxi (Tel +1 907 456 4000). The trip to the city centre takes 15 minutes.

 

Car rental agencies

Car rental counters are located in front of the domestic baggage reclaim area.

Avis (Tel +1 907 474 0900 / 800 331 1212 - 6:00 am to 2:00 am)
Budget (Tel +1 907 474 0855 / 800 474 0855 - 6:30 am to 2:00 am)
Enterprise (Tel +1 907 452 4906 / 800 736 8222 - 6:30 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +1 907 452 4444 / 800 654 3131 - 6:30 am to 1:00 am)
National/Alamo (Tel +1 907 451 8234 / 800 227 7368 - 6:30 am to 2:30 am)
 

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Parking services at Fairbanks airport (FAI)

The main car park is located just across from the terminal building. It provides charging stations for electric vehicles and spaces for short and long stays. Inside the enclosure, there are also two parking lots along University Avenue South. Further information: Tel +1 907 455 4571. Rates

 

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers with special needs should contact their airline in advance. Handicapped parking is available in the short-term area.

 
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Latest updates: February 02, 2020