Terminal Facility Hours of Operation

Airport Terminal Facility Door B opens 90 minutes before first scheduled departure and closes each night at 11:30 p.m. or after the last flight arrival.

Airline Ticket Counters

Located between door “B” and door “C”

American Connection: 1-800-433-7300
United Express: 1-800-241-6522

Baggage Claim

East end of the terminal by Car Rental Agencies and door “D”

Rental Car Agencies

Located East end of terminal by door “D”.

Hertz Car Rental
1108 Capital Airport Dr.
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Avis Car Rental
21106 Capital Airport Dr.
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Budget Car Rental
21104 Capital Airport Dr.
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National Car Rental
1115 Capital Airport Dr.
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Alamo Car Rental
1115 Capital Airport Dr.
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Budget Rent-A-Car
1115 Capital Airport Dr.
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Airport Restaurant

Located inside of door B across from United Express ticket counter. SUBWAY restaurant serves fresh, great tasting, made-for-you sandwiches and salads. Offering a healthy alternative to traditionally fatty fast food has made SUBWAY Restaurants a popular destination for health-conscious consumers.

1125 Capital Airport Dr.

Airport Gift Shop and Passenger Service Center

Located between doors “B” & “C” next to Subway. The Gift shop providesa a variety of gifts and souvenirs, snacks and last minute personal items you may need. Alcoholic beverages are served.


Coin operated pay phones are located in baggage claim at door “D”, outside the washrooms located at door “C” and inside screening. Credit card operated phones with data ports are located inside the passenger business center at door “C”, on the Flight Tracker desk by door “B” and inside screening in the lounge areas.

Internet Connection

A wireless internet connection (802.11 b and g) is provided to customers free of charge. Users should be able to access the wireless network from all points inside the terminal except for the hallway between baggage claim and the main terminal.

Flight Tracker

Customers can check the status of all arrival and departure flights by using a touchscreen computer located inside door “B”. Instructions provided at flight tracker counter.
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Courtesy Phones

Red courtesy phones are provided in baggage claim, across from door “C” outside the washrooms and inside screening. Courtesy phones allow passengers one touch contact with Safety, Operations, Airline counters, Springfield Airport Authority Admin offices, Car Rental Agencies and taxicabs servicing Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.


An automatic teller machines is located just inside door “B”.

Mail Box

A United States Postal Service mail box is located outside door “B”.

Newspapers and Magazines

Newspaper machines are located in the breezeway of door “B”. A variety of magazines are sold in the Subway dining area.


Television monitors displaying weather and news are located in the seating area just outside the screening check point, lounge/Subway area and inside screening at gates 2, 3 & 4.

Vending Machines

Vending machines are located just ouside of the screening area. Additional snack and coffee machines are located inside screening for your convenience.

Wash Rooms

Washrooms are located in baggage claim, the main terminal across from door “C” and inside screening.

Smoking Area

Smoking is not permitted in Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. Designated smoking areas are provided outside in front of the terminal or in the outdoor courtyard located in the interior of the terminal building between doors “C” and “D”.

Springfield Airport Athority Offices

Second level by door “D” and Car Rental Agencies. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

The Airport code is SPI.

Airport Terminal Facility Door B opens 90 minutes before first scheduled departure and closes each night at 11:30 p.m. or after the last flight arrival.

Subway Restaurant is located inside door B across from the United ticket counter

There an Automatic teller machine located at door B

Flight & Airline Questions

It is recommended that you arrive 60 minutes prior to departure for check-in and security screening. Allow more time during peak travel periods and inclimate weather.

Yes, under certain conditions. If a passenger requires an escort due to disability or age, an escort must obtain a security pass.Speak with the ticketing agent upon check-in.

A valid and current government-issued photo identification, such as a driver’s license, passport, or military ID is accepted. Children under the age of 12 are not required to show identification. The absence of proper identification will result in additional screening.

You may request assistance during the reservation process or tell your ticket agent upon check-in

These items can go through screening. However, please be prepared to turn them on and operate them for the security screening personnel.

Parking & Ground Transportation Questions

Parking is free at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

Many of the hotels have shuttle service to and from the airport.

Security Questions

You will be required to show your boarding pass and a photo ID or visit www.tsa.gov for the latest information

The Transportation Safety Administration’s (TSA’s) web site provides abundant security tips and is an informative resource about the items you can and can’t bring on board an airplane. Click on the link above or visit www.tsa.gov

The Springfield Airport Authority Department of Operations 217-788-1081