Paid Wi-Fi access is available in many major airports, catering to stranded travelers. This kind of Wi-Fi service can be provided in special airline lounges, or it can be more widely available throughout passenger terminals.

Table B.3 shows some of the major American airports with widespread Wi-Fi access.

Table B.3. Airports with Wi-Fi


Network Provider

Atlanta (ATL)

T-Mobile Hotspot

Chicago (ORD)

T-Mobile Hotspot

Dallas (DFW)

T-Mobile, Wayport

Los Angeles (LAX)

The Gate Escape, a company with several facilities in LAX that rents office services to airport travelers

Newark (EWJ)

Telia Homerun

Oakland (OAK)


Pittsburgh (PIT)

Free Access

San Francisco (SFO)

T-Mobile Hotspot

San Jose (SJC)