Blue Grass Airport (LEX)

Blue Grass Airport (LEX) is a public airport in Fayette County and serves central and eastern Kentucky.  It is located approximately six miles west of downtown Lexington. The airport is located across from Keeneland Race Course, in the heart of horse country.

This guide will help provide the information required to help you make the best choice from the options available to you, such as parking rates—both long and short term—and hotels that offer parking and shuttles and possible places to grab a meal.

Parking Rates and Options

Travelers can expect to pay up to $15 a day for short-term parking.

Long Term

The Blue Grass Airport offers travelers one option for long-term parking.

Long Term Lot

0 – 30 minutes FREE
30 minutes – 1 hour $2.00
1 hour – 2 hours $3.00
2 hours – 3 hours $4.00
3 hours – 4 hours $5.00
4 hours – 5 hours $6.00
5 hours – 6 hours $7.00
6 hours – 7 hours $8.00
7 hours – 8 hours $9.00
8 hours – 9 hours $10.00
Daily Max $12.00
Full Week $72.00

Short term

The Blue Grass Airport provides travelers with two options for short-term parking areas and an option for valet parking.

Short Term Lot

0 – 30 minutes FREE
30 minutes – 1 hour $2.00
1 hour – 2 hours $3.00
2 hours – 3 hours $4.00
3 hours – 4 hours $5.00
4 hours – 5 hours $6.00
5 hours – 6 hours $7.00
6 hours – 7 hours $8.00
7 hours – 8 hours $9.00
8 hours – 9 hours $10.00
Daily Max $15.00

Short Term Garage

0 – 30 minutes FREE
30 minutes – 1 hour $2.00
1 hour – 2 hours $3.00
2 hours – 3 hours $4.00
3 hours – 4 hours $5.00
4 hours – 5 hours $6.00
5 hours – 6 hours $7.00
6 hours – 7 hours $8.00
7 hours – 8 hours $9.00
8 hours – 9 hours $10.00
Daily Max $15.00

Valet Parking

Daily Rate $19.00

Airport Resources

No matter how travelers look at it, parking rates at or near the Blue Grass Airport can be expensive and costly—especially if you have to park there for several days.

With this mindset, we have gathered a few ideas and resources to help you find some of the best rates and discounts, and coupons in an attempt to make your parking more affordable.

Official Airport Parking Page

This page offers information on various options that are both convenient and economical.  The site provides rates, live availability, and up-to-date news.  There is also information on links to the flights, passengers, and airport itself.

Prices at On Air Parking, however, are the best rates you’ll get at LEX. We offer off-airport parking for a mere $5.00 a day! Once you book with us, the address of your parking lot will be emailed with you and away you go! Our lots offer free shuttle services to and from the airport, and you may cancel at any time for any reason. On Air Parking is, hands down, your low-price leader for airport parking.

Hotel Parking with Airport Shuttle Service

Many travelers are learning the park, stay, and fly luxury that many hotels offer these days.  They can stay at the hotel the night before and take the complimentary shuttle to the airport, all while never moving their vehicle. There are several hotels within 1.7 to 3.1 miles of Blue Grass Airport that offer park, stay and fly packages, and complimentary shuttle service to and from the terminals.

Eighth Pole Inn

Distance from LEX: 1.7 miles

3463 Rosalie Rd, Lexington, KY 40510

Phone: 859.226.0095

TownePlace Suites by Marriott

Distance from LEX: 2.8 miles

980 Midnight Pass, Lexington, KY 40513

Phone: 859.368.9491

The Kentucky Castle

Distance from LEX: 2.8 miles

230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles, KY 40383

Phone: 859.256.0322

Residence Inn by Marriott

Distance from LEX: 3 miles

3110 Wall St, Lexington, KY 40513

Phone: 859.296.0460

Hampton Inn

Distance from LEX: 3 miles

3060 Lakecrest Cir, Lexington, KY 40513

Phone: 859.223.0088

Courtyard by Marriott

Distance from LEX: 3.1 miles

3100 Wall St, Lexington, KY 40513

Phone: 859.224.0460

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Distance from LEX: 3.1 miles

3050 Lakecrest Cir, Lexington, KY 40513

Phone: 859.224.3338

Local Eateries

Although there are several places to grab a bite to eat near the Blue Grass Airport, those that rated with the most stars are:

AZUR Restaurant and Patio – American

3070 Lakecrest Cir #550, Lexington, KY 40513

Stylish American eatery featuring local ingredients, a long bourbon list & shaded outdoor seating.

Dine-in Curbside pickup No-contact delivery

J Render’s Southern Table & Bar – Barbecue

3191 Beaumont Centre Cir, Lexington, KY 40513

Hearty plates of BBQ & comfort eats, plus cocktails, are the draw at this casual eatery with a patio.

Dine-in Curbside pickup No-contact delivery

Tack House Pub – Breakfast

4401 Old Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY 40513

Since 2005 the Tack House Pub (formerly Coffee Pub) has been offering the finest in traditional southern breakfast and brunch fare.  By staying true to our Bluegrass Heritage, we believe your experience with us will be truly memorable.

Delivery Takeout No-contact delivery

Sedona Taphouse - American

3600 Palomar Centre Dr, Lexington, KY 40513

TGIF!  Celebrate the start of the weekend with a craft beer!  We have hundreds to choose from—on draft and even more in cans and bottles.  Our craft beer selection is composed of local and international breweries.

Dine-in Curbside pickup No-contact delivery

Malone’s Palomar – American

3735 Palomar Centre Dr, Lexington, KY 40513

Prime cuts & a bottomless salad deal, plus gluten-free options, mark this informal steakhouse chain.

Dine-in Curbside pickup No-contact delivery

Zen Sushi & Sake – Sushi

3070 Lakecrest Cir Ste 500, Lexington, KY 40513

Casual, low-key Japanese eatery offering a selection of sushi & sake in a laid-back setting.

Dine-in Curbside pickup No-contact delivery

Airport Parking Coupons

Looking for cheap airport parking coupons near Blue Grass Airport? We have found an option for you!

COUPON WEBSITE CODE SAVINGS
On Air Parking FallFestival $2.00 off