Blue Grass Airport (LEX)
Location: The airport is located 4 miles (about 7km) outside
Time: Local time is GMT -5 (GMT -4 between 13 March and
Not applicable, as there is only one terminal building.
Bus: There is an express bus service into downtown Lexington
offered by LexTran, stopping at the Transit Centre in Vine Street.
The bus operates on weekdays from 6am to 6pm, and the fare is $1
(80c for children).
Taxi: There are taxis available outside the terminal building,
by the exit of the baggage claim area. Average meters start at
$2.50 and run $2.50 per mile for up to four passengers - so a
typical fare to downtown Lexington would be about $12.50.
There are plenty of car hire agencies at the airport, including
major brands like Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National. The
rental car offices are located in the baggage reclaim area on the
first level of the terminal building.
There are taxis available outside the terminal building, by the
exit of the baggage claim area. Average meters start at $2.50 and
run $2.50 per mile for up to four passengers - so a typical fare to
downtown Lexington would be about $12.50.
Money and communications: ATMs, post box, public phones.
Luggage: There is a lost and found office in the airport;
however, lost luggage queries are handled by the individual
Conference and business: There is an executive lounge on the
third level of Concourse B, with computer terminals, photocopying
and fax services, telephones and flat-screen TVs. Non-club members
can use the lounge for a $5 fee. There are also meeting facilities
with audio-visual equipment availa
There are four parking options: short-term, long-term, economy
and valet. Short-term rates are $2 for the first hour and $1 per
hour after that, with a $14 daily maximum (first 30 minutes are
free); long-term parking is the same, but with a daily maximum of
$11. Economy parking has a daily maximum of $8, with no free
parking period. Valet parking has a flat daily rate of $13, and you
can have your car detailed for an extra fee.
Departure Tax: None.