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Mobile Airport

Mobile Regional Airport (MOB)

Overview

A tiny airport serving the capital of Alabama, Mobile Regional Airport is located 12.5 miles (20km) west of central Mobile. The facility has extremely limited service; in fact, direct flights to Mobile Regional Airport are only available from Dallas, Houston, Memphis, Charlotte and Atlanta.

Still, the facility is a busy one, with 50 daily flights carrying more than 600,000 passengers each year. Mobile Regional Airport has basic services and amenities including a couple of restaurants and newsstands; passengers on layovers may find themselves bored enough to spend $10 for a day pass to the Executive Club, which has televisions, complementary newspapers and refreshments.

There are surprisingly few cheap flights to Mobile Regional Airport, as no low-cost carriers operate from the facility, meaning fares to nearby Pensacola Regional Airport are often cheaper.

Location

Mobile Regional Airport is located 12.5 miles (20km) west of central Mobile.

Getting to the city

The Airport Boulevard connects the airport to the city of Mobile and taxis and rental cars are readily available. Several door-to-door shuttle services are also available and these can be pre-booked. Some hotels offer airport pick-ups.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 Mar - Nov)

Car rental

Car hire companies include Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Budget has an office just across the road, connected to the airport by a shuttle.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the baggage claim area. The journey time to the city centre is about 20 minutes and fares begin at $35.

Facilities

Airport facilities include ATMs, baby changing facilities, children's play areas, and conference and business facilities (The Executive Club costs $10). There are several restaurants and bars but shopping options are limited.

Parking

Short-term parking at Mobile Regional Airport costs $1 per hour up to $9 per day, and long-term parking has similar charges with a $7 daily rate. 30 minutes free parking is available in all lots.

Website

www.mobairport.com

Airlines

Flights to Mobile Regional Airport are available via Delta and Continental, with a few flights also available on US Airways Express.

Internet

The terminal has free wifi.

Business Lounges

The Executive Club offers workstations with dataports and telephones, as well as newspapers, televisions and refreshments, at a cost of $10 per day.


Mobile Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.