Overnight layover guide. Sleeping facilities in the public zone or boarding area
Spending the night at the airport
New Orleans airport is open 24 hours a day and is a comfortable and safe place where to spend the night if you have an early flight or if your flight is delayed. Keep in mind that once the security controls close for the night, you will have to remain in the public area. The air conditioning can be strong, so it is best to have something warm.
Where to rest: The public area of the terminals has comfortable couches and recliners, especially in the baggage reclaim area and opposite the border control. In addition, it is quiet most of the night and lights are not very bright. You will also find a few VIP lounges which you can access by paying, but they are closed at night. Remember that some of the nearby hotels can provide you with shuttle service if you book in advance.
Baggage: There are no lockers nor left luggage offices inside the enclosure.
Eating and drinking: The only options available during the night are vending machines.
Restrooms: Showers inside some of the VIP lounges.
Wi-Fi: Free and unlimited.
Other services available around the clock: ATMs, nursing rooms.
There are no hotels inside the enclosure, but there are several accommodations nearby and in the city centre. Some of them provide courtesy transportation for their guests.
Hilton New Orleans Airport (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Home2 Suites By Hilton Kenner New Orleans Arpt (1.6 km/1 mile)
Holiday Inn - New Orleans Airport North (1.7 km/1 mile)
Comfort Inn & Suites New Orleans Airport North (1.7 km/1 mile)
La Quinta by Wyndham New Orleans Airport (1.9 km/1.2 miles)