Rapid City airport (RAP)

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.


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Rapid City Regional Airport serves the city with the same city in South Dakota with domestic flights

Official Website: rapairport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Allegiant, American, Delta, United
Annual passenger traffic: 565,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +1 605-393-9924


The airport is 9 miles (15 km) southeast of Rapid City, in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States.

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What services does Rapid City airport (RAP) facilities include

A restaurante is available from 5:00 a.m. until the last flight of the day departs. A complete line of pastries along with breakfast sandwiches are offered in conjunction with popular salads and a variety of deli sandwich selections.

The Airport Gift Shop is located on the second level past the TSA security checkpoint. Stop by and pick up anything from keepsakes and souvenirs to in-flight necessities: snacks, newspapers, magazines, clothing and locally made gifts and crafts.

Lost and Found - For items left on an aircraft, contact the airline directly. For items left within the terminal building, please call 605 394 4195 (ext. 2)


Accommodation near Rapid City airport (RAP)

Sleep Inn & Suites (9.3 km), Baymont by Wyndham Rapid City (9.3 km)

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Public and private transportation

Airport Shuttle

Operated by Airport Express Shuttle, Inc.: 605-399-9999


Car rental agencies

Rapid City Regional airport hosts many major car rental companies.

Parking services at Rapid City airport (RAP)

There are two parking lots P1 and P2 (this one closest to the terminal building). In both there are long and short term parking areas and the first 30 minutes are free of charge.

Accessible Parking - All parking facilities are owned by Rapid City Regional Airport and are operated by Republic Parking System, which offers accessible parking options. In both lots, accessible spaces are located near the walkways.

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Facilities for passengers with special needs

Accessible Parking

All parking facilities owned by the Rapid City Regional Airport offer accessible parking options. In both lots, accessible spaces are located near the walkways.


You can access the pre-security elevator near the baggage claim area.  The post-security elevator is located near Gate 1 accessible only with airline or airport personnel escort.

Paging for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

If you anticipate receiving a page or if you wish to leave a standard audible page, you can receive assistance by visiting the administration offices on the second floor of the terminal; or, if after normal business hours, the operations staff will assist you.

Visual Paging Monitors

Visual pages are displayed (in bright green) on most of the display monitors in the terminal.


Defibrillators are available in the terminal for use in cardiac emergencies. They are located in an area accessible by our 24-hour firefighters and EMTs. Dial 911 and our airport emergency staff will arrive within minutes.

Unisex Restrooms

All public restrooms can accommodate individuals with disabilities. There is one unisex/family restroom located in the concourse and in the baggage claim area.


Your airline can provide you with wheelchair assistance to or from your flight. Service should be requested from the airline in advance or at the ticket counter when you check in.  Skycaps are also available daily for wheelchair assistance.

Ground Transportation - Wheelchair Transportation

Disabled travelers who qualify for service under the Americans with Disabilities Act can call Rapid Transit System Dial-A-Ride at 605-394-6631. All trip requests must be scheduled at least one day in advance.

Transportation can also be arranged through Airport Express Shuttle or by calling them at 605-399-9999.

Pet Relief Areas

RAP has a designated pet relief area located outside the terminal, not far from the far east Departure doors. Travelers needing wheelchair assistance to the designated area will be accommodated by an airline representative or Skycap. There is no pet relief area in the secured area.

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Latest updates: April 24, 2019