Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Map & Terminal Guide
Getting Around the Airport
Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport commenced operations for the passengers on November 1, 1998. The geographical location of the airport is a source of stupendous facilities for the operations of the regional and larger jet aircraft.
XNA Airport is located in the town of Highfill - accessible via the Highway 71 bypass, on Highway 264, at the Lowell exit. (From Bentonville take Highway 12).
With a new long runway and 1.3M passengers in 2016, Northwest Arkansas Regional is served by major airlines, including low-cost Allegiant, offering direct flights to many U.S. hubs with worldwide connections.
The terminal building structure at the XNA airport has one main terminal building which houses all airport facilities. It has two main levels.
The Lower Level houses the airline ticketing counters towards the right for the following airlines: Allegiant Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air lines, Frontier Airlines, and United Airlines.
Towards the left there are two baggage claim carousels labelled as 1 and 2. It also has two AEDs.
You can find a Family Play Area. Courtesy Phones are located at two locations on this level. Two Hearing Impaired Phones can also be found here.
Other services include a NWA Information Booth, Oversized Baggage Claim, Rocking Chair Row, PPE Vending Machine, three Water Fountains
Towards the exit there are Car Rental Counters for Avios, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty. There are also Taxi/Shuttle Counters for Jim’s Express Taxi and Pinnacle Car Services
The Upper Level houses the terminal gate areas. It has gates labelled Gate A1-A9, Gate B1-B2, and Gate C1-C3.
It has two ATMs, six Business Centres, and one Conference Room. It also has three AEDs. You can find a Family Play Area and a Massage Chair. Courtesy Phones are located at three locations on this level.
Other services include a Mother’s Room, Pet Relief Area, Quiet Room, Sitting Area, PPE Vending Machine, three Water Fountains.
For more information, please refer to the XNA Airport Map here.
Food, Shops & Amenities
There are various shopping and dining options inside the airport.
On the Lower Level there is Jammin Java for dining and Eden's Flower Truck for shopping.
On the Upper Level there is Auntie Anne's, Core Brewing Company, and Smokewood American Grill for dining, amongst other options. For shopping there is Best Buy Vending Machine and CNBC News & Café.
- Passengers are advised to arrive at least 2 hours before their scheduled departure time to account for TSA security wait times and any possible delays.
- To ensure a smooth check-in process, passengers should pack carry-on luggage in a suitable manner, have photo ID ready, and read all the airline guidelines properly prior to arriving at the airport.
- No unattended baggage will be allowed inside the terminal building. You must keep your bags with you at all times.