World Travel Guide > Guides > North America > United States of America > Texas > El Paso International Airport

About El Paso International Airport (ELP)

The relatively small El Paso International Airport serves the city of El Paso in Texas, near the USA's border with Mexico. Our El Paso International Airport guide includes airport contact details, as well as information on terminal facilities, public transportation and local hotels.


The information desk is located in the main lobby.


Driving directions:

El Paso International Airport is located 5km (3 miles) north of Interstate 10. From central El Paso, take Interstate 10 eastwards and turn off at the 'Airway Boulevard' exit.

Airport Info



El Paso International Airport is situated 10km (6 miles) northeast of El Paso and 19km (12 miles) north of Ciudad Juárez.

No. of terminals:

+1 915 212 0330

Time Zone:
Mountain Standard Time
GMT -0700

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus:Sun Metro (tel: +1 915 212 3333; operates buses 33 and 50 between El Paso International Airport and central El Paso (journey time: 60 minutes; fare: US$1.50).

Shuttle:A number of commercial shuttle services operate from El Paso International Airport 24 hours a day, including Amigo Shuttle (tel: +1 915 355 1739;, Juárez El Paso Shuttle (tel: +1 915 740 4400; and Las Cruces Shuttle (tel: +1 800 288 1784;

Taxi:Licensed taxis are available directly outside the arrivals area, 24 hours a day. Taxis, provided by Sun City Cab Company (tel: +1 915 544 2211; operate on a fixed-fare basis that varies depending on zones and destinations. The average fare to central El Paso is around US$25, and to Ciudad Juarez $42.

Terminal facilities


There is a bureau de change and ATM in the Travelex Business Centre in the main lobby, which also offers a money transfer service.


There are restaurants, bars and a coffee shop on the main level of the terminal and in the concourses. These include a sports bar in concourse A and a selection of eateries in the food court in concourse B.


There are newsagents throughout the airport and various gift shops in concourse B.


Contact the 24-hour airport switchboard number (tel: +1 915 212 7371) for Skycap porter assistance. Left-luggage facilities are not available at El Paso International Airport. For items misplaced in the terminal, contact the lost and found information line (tel: +1 915 212 7371).


There are shoeshine booths in the departures area of the airport.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

Conference and meeting facilities are available at the Wyndham El Paso Airport Hotel (tel: +1 915 778 4241;, which is located on the airport site. The Travelex Business Centre offers a range of business services, such as fax, photocopying, office supplies and overnight package delivery.

Communication Facilities:

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout El Paso International Airport. Additionally, fax and photocopying services, postage facilities and phone cards are available in the Travelex Business Centre.

Disabled facilities:

Wheelchairs can be requested from the relevant airline for arrival at El Paso International Airport. On departure from the airport, passengers can request a wheelchair from Skycaps or phone from inside the terminal using a courtesy phone (dialling 0 for assistance). Parking shuttle services can be accessed by wheelchairs and there is also reserved parking for disabled drivers close to the terminal.

Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline in advance of travel.

Car parking:

Short-term parking is located in a car park opposite the terminal building. The long-term car park is a little further from the terminal but it is linked via a free shuttle bus service. The first 10 minutes of parking in any car park at El Paso International Airport is free of charge, and valet parking is available.

Car rental:

Car hire companies at El Paso International Airport include: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Desks are located in Arrivals.