Rochester International Airport

Rochester International Airport (RST)


Rochester International Airport is a tiny regional airport in Minnesota served by only two airlines. It receives fewer than 400,000 passengers annually and is generally used for the medical airline AirMed, which is connected to the Mayo Clinic, a top non-profit medical practice and research facility. Staff at the airport are warm and friendly and process times are short as it is such a small airport.


The airport is seven miles (11km) southwest of Rochester.

Getting to the city

There are no public buses or trains from Rochester International Airport, but there is a shuttle service that runs from the airport to downtown for about $15. To book the shuttle, ask the Ground Transport Desk in the terminal to assist. Taxis and rental cars are also available.


GMT -6 (GMT -5 from March to Nov).


Tel: +1 (507) 282 2328.

Car rental

Rental operators at the airport include Hertz, Budget, Avis, National, and Enterprise.

Airport Taxis

There are a few taxi companies which service the airport. To book a taxi, locate the Ground Transportation Service Desk for assistance. Taxis to town cost about $30.


Public phones, ATMs, foreign exchange, charging stations, vending machines, baby-changing stations, restaurants, bars, and retail outlets are all available.


Parking is free for the first 15 minutes. The first half hour (15-30 minutes) costs $1. Each additional half an hour costs $1, up to a daily limit of $9. Weekly rates are set at $54.

Departure Tax





Only American Airlines and Delta offer flights to Rochester International Airport.


Free wifi is available throughout the terminal.

Business Lounges

While charging stations and wifi are both available, there are no other business amenities at Rochester Airport

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