Located just outside of Anchorage in Alaska, the terminals at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport offer air travellers a selection of shops, restaurants and other facilities. For those with a bit of time to spend in the Anchorage Airport, the Sports Hall of Fame is a great way to pass the time. Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is well connected to most large cities in North America, particularly the United States.
The airport is situated about two miles (3km) south of Anchorage.
Getting to the city
The People Mover bus service stops regularly at the airport, taking travellers to downtown Anchorage. It operates between roughly 6am and 11pm daily, at 30-minute intervals. Many hotels offer free airport pick-up services for their guests, and limousines and taxis are also available for hire.
GMT -9 (GMT -8 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Tel: +1 907 266 2526.
Car rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National and Thrifty.
Taxis are available outside both terminals. The ride to downtown Anchorage takes approximately 15-20 minutes.
Transfer between terminals
There is a free airport shuttle bus between the South (Domestic) Terminal, the North (International) Terminal and the rental car lots.
Facilities include ATMs, currency exchange, restaurants, bars, shops, a massage centre, a barbershop, a nursery, a pet relief area, a smoking lounge, mail drop points, a military lounge, a hotel reservations desk and tourist information. Disabled facilities are very good.
Short-term parking outside the North Terminal (international) is free for the first half hour, then $5 for two hours, and $8 for three hours up to $13 per day and $78 per week (10-day maximum). Short-term parking at the South Terminal (domestic) is slightly more expensive, charging $3 for the first hour, $6 for two hours, and $10 for three hours, up to $16 per day and $96 per week (30-day maximum). Long-term parking is near the South Terminal, costing $13 per day and $78 per week (90-day maximum). The Park, Ride & Fly Lot is the cheapest long-term option; located across from the DOTPF Central Regional Headquarters on International Airport Road, it charges $9 per day, $40 per week, and $100 per month (90-day maximum). The lot is serviced by a free shuttle to both terminals.
The airport has free wifi available.
Airline lounges are housed in the north terminal on level three. Conference facilities are only available at the Millennium Alaskan Hotel, located a mile from the airport.
Anchorage International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.