Lexington Blue Grass airport (LEX)

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Blue Grass Airport, opened on April 18, 1977, serves Fayette County and is one of the busiest in the state of Kentucky. It basically operates with domestic flights.

Official Website: bluegrassairport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.3 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +1 859 425 3100. There is an information center in the first floor lobby, available from 5:00 am to 7:30 pm (Saturdays until 1:00 pm).


The airport is located 6.4 km (4 miles) west from Lexington city center.

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Car rental companies

Offices are located in the baggage reclaim hall, on the first level of the terminal.

Alamo (Tel +1 800 462 5266 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Avis (Tel +1 800 230 4898 - Sunday to Friday from 6:00 am to 0:30 am, Saturday from 6:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +1 800 527 0700 - Sunday to Friday from 6:00 am to 0:30 am, Saturday from 6:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Dollar (Tel +1 800 800 4000 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +1 800 261 7331 - 8:00 am tp 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +1 800 654 3131 - Sunday to Friday from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
National (Tel +1 800 227 7368 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:00 am to 0:00 am, weekends from 7:00 am to 0:00 am)


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What services does Lexington Blue Grass airport (LEX) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, mailboxes, meeting rooms and Wi-Fi access free of charge. The lounge The Club at Blue Grass is located in concourse B, on the third level, and provides complimentary beverages and snacks, TV, personalized assistance, computers, photocopiers, fax, telephones, conference facilities; it operates Mondays through Fridays between 5:00 am and 7:30 pm and Sundays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (accessible for American Airlines Admirals Club, Delta Sky Club and United Club members, or by paying at the door - USD10.00).

Food and Drinks- Restaurants, bars and confectioneries on the ground floor and the second level.
Shopping- On both levels of the terminal you can find newsstands and stores selling books, souvenirs, apparel, spirits.
Baggage- For enquiries about items lost inside the public area, contact the airport police at Tel +1 859 425 3100.
Other Services- First aid room, children's playground.


Public and private transportation

Bus - Lextran's line 21 (Tel +1 859 253 4636) runs between the airport and the city centre Mondays through Fridays between 6:00 am and 6:00 pm. Journey time is around 40 minutes and the fare is USD1.00. Stops include the Transit Center, Keeneland Race Track, Palomar Center and Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital. More information

Taxi - Grab (Tel +1 859 536 1726), Five Star Taxi (Tel +1 502 395 8748), Lex Rides (Tel +1 859 475 2360), Taxi Plus (Tel +1 859 270 2231) and UB Cab (Tel +1 859 489 4526) provide vehicles from outside the baggage reclaim area. The trip to the city centre takes about 20 minutes.


Parking services at Lexington Blue Grass airport (LEX)

The enclosure has sectors for short and long stays, with valet parking service. The first 30 minutes have no charge. There is also a free passenger pick-up zone (Cell Phone Waiting Area) next to the access road. More information: Tel +1 859 255 0063. Fees

Garage - Across from the terminal building. Long-term parking on levels 2 and 3.
Park & Shuttle - Outdoor area for long stays, with shuttle service to the terminal.


Services for passengers with special needs

Facilities include access ramps, elevators, adapted telephones and reserved parking spaces. Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline at the time of booking.