American Airlines Admirals Club Guide [Locations & Access]

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Admirals Club lounges are airport lounges operated by American Airlines, and they can be found in numerous major airports worldwide.

These lounges offer various amenities like complimentary food and beverages, free Wi-Fi, comfy seats, and even showers in some Clubs.

This post will cover all of the Admirals Club locations, how to access them, and their hours and special amenities.

Admirals Club Lounge DCA
Photo: American Airlines

How to Access Admirals Clubs

You can access the Admirals Club if you are departing on an American Airlines or Oneworld flight and meet one of these criteria:

  • Hold the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard®;
  • Hold an Admirals Club membership;
  • Flying internationally on a business or first-class flight on American or a oneworld airline;
  • Flying certain transcontinental routes (JFK-LAX, JFK-SFO, JFK-SNA, LAX-MIA, & LAX-BOS);
  • Flying to Hawaii in Flagship Business or First (DFW-HNL, DFW-KOA, DFW-OGG, ORD-HNL);
  • AAdvantage Platinum, Platinum Pro, and Executive Platinum members on an international flight;
  • Oneworld Emerald and Sapphire members on domestic and international flights (excluding AAdvantage elite members);
  • Buy a one-day pass for $79 or 7,900 miles; and
  • U.S. military personnel traveling in uniform on a same-day flight operated by American.
Admirals Club Lounges
Photo: American Airlines

Overview of Admirals Club Locations

Below are the airports where you can find Admirals Clubs:

Admirals Club Locations

There are more than 50+ Admirals Club Locations worldwide. Here are their locations, schedules, and amenities.

Atlanta (ATL)

The Atlanta (ATL) Admirals Club is located in Domestic Terminal North, Concourse T, past security on the left, across from gate T11.

The lounge is open from Sunday to Friday from 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM and Saturday from 5:00 AM to 7:15 PM.

Austin (AUS)

The Austin (AUS) Admirals Club is located in the Main Terminal, inside security, across from gate 22.

The lounge is open from Sunday to Friday from 4:15 AM to 9:15 PM and Saturday from 4:15 AM to  8:15 PM.

Boston (BOS)

The Boston (BOS) Admirals Club is located in Terminal B, upper level, past security, near gate B4.

The lounge is open daily from 4:00 AM to 8:30 PM and features unique amenities of a conference room, a kids room, and showers.

Buenos Aires (EZE)

The Buenos Aires (EZE) Admirals Club is located inside the International departure lounge in Terminal B across from Gate 9 on the upper level.

The lounge is open daily from 7:30 AM to 12:00 AM and offers the unique feature of shower suites.

Charlotte (CLT)

The Charlotte Airport (CLT) currently has two Admirals Clubs:

One Admirals Club is between Gates B3 and B5 and is open from 5:15 AM to 10:45 PM.

The other Admirals Club is located in the Concourse C and D connector and is open from 5:15 AM to 10:45 PM.

Chicago (ORD)

Chicago O’Hare (ORD) features three Admirals Clubs all in Terminal 3.

The first Chicago Admirals Club is located in Concourse G after security, across from gate G8. This lounge is open daily from 6:15 AM to 7:15 PM, and features shower suites.

The second Chicago Admirals Club is located in Concourse H/K after security, in the crosswalk between gates H6 and K6. This lounge is open daily from 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM, and offers the unique amenities of shower suites, a kids room, and two conference rooms.

The third Chicago Admirals Club is located in Concourse L after security, before Gate L1. This lounge is open daily from 6:15 AM to 7:15 PM.

Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)

Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) features five Admirals Clubs.

The first Dallas Admirals Club is located in Terminal A after security, across from gate A24. This lounge is open daily from 5:00 AM to 10:15 PM, and features the unique amenities of a kids room and two conference rooms.

The second Dallas Admirals Club is located in Terminal B after security, between gates B3 and B4. This lounge is open daily from 5:30 AM to 10:15 PM, and features the unique amenity of three conference rooms. 

The third Dallas Admirals Club is located in Terminal C after security, between gates C19 and C20. This lounge is open daily from 4:00 AM to 10:15 PM, and features the unique amenities of a kids room and four conference rooms.

The fourth Dallas Admirals Club is located in Terminal D after security, near gate D24. The lounge is open daily from 5:00 AM to 10:15 PM, and features the unique amenity of a kids room.

The fifth Dallas Admirals Club is located in Satellite Terminal E on the Mezzanine Level. This lounge is open daily from 5:30 AM to 10:15 PM.

Denver (DEN)

The Denver (DEN) Admirals Club is located in Concourse C on the mezzanine level near Gate 32 (above Great Divide). The lounge is open daily from 4:30 AM to 11:30 PM.

The lounge features a full-service bar and a kids room.

Honolulu (HNL)

The Honolulu (HNL) Admirals Club is located in Terminal 2 on the third level above “The Local @HNL Restaurant” in the central terminal of the Overseas Terminal. 

This is a shared lounge with Japan Airlines, and it is open from 6:00 AM to 9:45 PM.

Houston (IAH)

The Houston Intercontinental (IAH) Admirals Club is located in Terminal A after security, near gates A25 and A26. 

The lounge is open Sunday to Friday from 4:15 AM to 7:45 PM, and Saturday from 4:15 AM to 6:45 PM. The lounge also offers the unique amenity of a conference room.

London (LHR)

The London Heathrow (LHR) Admirals Club is located in Terminal 3 at the departure level, beyond Passport Control, in lounge area H.

The lounge is open Sunday to Friday from 5:00 AM to 7:30 PM and Saturday from 5:00 AM to 5:00 p.m.,

The London Admirals Club also features the unique amenity of shower suites.

Los Angeles (LAX)

Los Angeles (LAX) features three Admirals Clubs.

The first LAX Admirals Club is located in Terminal 4, Concourse level, across from gate 40. The lounge is open daily from 4:30 AM to 1:00 AM, and offers the unique amenities of shower suites and a conference room.

The second LAX Admirals Club is located in Terminal 5 near Duty Free. The lounge is open daily from 4:30 AM to 11:30 PM, and features the unique amenity of shower suites.

The third LAX Admirals Club is located in the American Eagle Regional Terminal, across from gates 52D and 52E. This lounge is open daily from 6:15 AM to 9:00 PM, but hours may vary based on flight schedules.

Mexico City (MEX)

The Mexico City (MEX) Admirals Club is located in Terminal 1 Concourse H. The best way to access the Club is to use the entrance located on International Security Checkpoint G.

The lounge is open daily from 3:15 AM to 9:30 PM.

Miami (MIA)

Miami Airport (MIA) has two Admirals Clubs located after security in the North Terminal’s Concourse D. 

The first Miami Admirals Club is located across from gate D30. This lounge is open daily from 5:30 AM to 10:30 PM and features the unique amenities of shower suites and one conference room.

The second Miami Admirals Club is located on the 3rd floor above gate D15. This lounge is open from 5:30 AM to 10:30 PM and features the unique amenity of shower suites.

Nashville (BNA)

The Nashville (BNA) Admirals Club is located in Concourse C after security, on the Mezzanine level, across from gate C15. 

The lounge is open daily from 4:00 AM to 7:30 PM.

New York (JFK)

The New York (JFK) Admirals Club is located in Terminal 8 Concourse C, third floor, after the security checkpoint across from Gate 42.

The lounge is open from 4:30 AM to 10:30 PM and features the unique amenity of a kids’ room.

New York (LGA)

The New York (LGA) Admirals Club is located in Terminal B in  Concourse A, near gates 30 and 31.

The lounge is open Sunday to Friday from 4:30 AM to 9:30 PM, and Saturday from 4:30 AM to 7:30 PM.

This Admirals Club features the unique amenities of shower suites and two conference rooms.

Newark (EWR)

The Newark (EWR) Admirals Club is located on the upper mezzanine near Gates A7 and A8. The lounge is open on the following schedule:

  • Tuesday and Saturday: 4:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 4:00 AM to 8:30 PM.

The Newark Admirals Club is approximately 7,050 square feet and features 137 seats and a conference room.

For food and drinks, guests can enjoy:

  • Belgian waffles, a quiche tartlet, fruit, bacon, and pastries during breakfast time.
  • Pastrami sliders, falafel served with cucumber tzatziki, a quinoa, kale, and edamame salad, an antipasto salad, meats and cheeses, black and white cookies, brownies, and macrons.
  • Local beer of Flying Fish Brewing Co. Hopfish IPA, the new complimentary regional signature cocktail, American Trilogy, and the locally inspired Bloody Mary cocktail, the Jersey Tomato Bloody Mary.

Orange Country (SNA)

The Orange County (SNA) Admirals Club is located in the Main Terminal on the Mezzanine level after security and near Gate 8.

The lounge is open Monday to Saturday from 5:15 AM to 8:45 PM, and Sunday from 6:15 AM to 8:45 PM.

Orlando (MCO)

The Orlando (MCO) Admirals Club is located in Terminal B near gate 55.

The lounge is open daily from 4:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Paris (CDG)

The Paris (CDG) Admirals Club is currently closed during the renovations of the airport terminal.

It is normally located in Terminal 2 in the Connector building between Terminals 2A and 2C.

Philadelphia (PHL)

Philadelphia (PHL) has three Admirals Clubs and a Guest Service Center.

The first Admirals Club is located in Terminal A East terminal between gates A4 and A6A. This lounge is open daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 PM.

The second Admirals Club is located between Terminals B and C on the third floor. This lounge is open daily from 4:30 AM to 9:30 PM.

The third Admirals Club is located in Terminal F on level 2 above the food court. This lounge is open from 6:30 AM to 8:30 PM. 

Phoenix (PHX)

Phoenix Airport (PHX) has three American Airlines Admirals Clubs.

The first Admirals Club is located in Concourse A above Gates A7 and A9. This lounge is open daily from 6:00 AM to 12:30 AM.

The second Admirals Club is located in Concourse A between Gates A19 to A21. This lounge is open daily from 4:30 AM to 9:00 PM.

The third Admirals Club is located in Concourse B above Gates B5 and B7. This lounge is open daily from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Pittsburgh (PIT)

The Pittsburgh (PIT) Admirals Club is located in the main lobby past security on the mezzanine level.

The lounge is open on the following schedule:

  • Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 4:30 AM to 9:30 PM
  • Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 4:30 AM to 7:30 PM.

Raleigh Durham (RDU)

The Raleigh Durham (RDU) Admirals Club is located in Terminal 2 after security across from Gates C1 and C3.

The lounge is open daily from 4:30 AM to 9:00 PM and offers the unique amenity of a conference room. 

Rio de Janeiro (GIG)

The Rio de Janeiro (GIG) Admirals Club is located on the South Pier on the third floor and follows signs to the VIP lounges.

The lounge is open daily from 2:30 PM to 11:30 PM.

This Admirals Club offers the unique amenities of shower suites, a TV room, and a kid’s room.

San Francisco (SFO)

The San Francisco (SFO) Admirals is located in Terminal 1 near Gate B13. 

The lounge is open from 4:30 AM to 11:30 PM, and the bar inside is open from 6:00 AM to 11:30 PM.

This Admirals Club offers the unique features of shower suites, a kids room, and one conference room. 

Sao Paulo (GRU)

The Sao Paulo (GRU) Admirals Club is located in Terminal 3 on the mezzanine level (3rd floor) above the Duty-Free shopping area.

The lounge is open daily from 6:45 AM to 10:30 AM and 5:30 PM to 11:45 PM, and features the unique amenities of showers and a kid’s room.

St. Louis (STL)

The St. Louis (STL) Admirals Club is located at the entrance to Concourse C after security.

The lounge is open daily from 4:30 AM to 7:00 PM.

Tampa (TPA)

The Tampa (TPA) Admirals Club is located in Airside F near Gate 85.

The lounge is open daily from 5:00 AM to 7:30 PM.

Toronto (YYZ)

The Toronto (YYZ) Admirals Club is located in Terminal 3 on the transfer level near the duty free stores.

The lounge is open Sunday to Friday from 5:00 AM to 7:15 PM and on Saturday from 5:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Washington D.C. (DCA)

Washington D.C. (DCA) has three Admirals Clubs, which are all located in Terminal 2 and all feature the unique amenity of a conference room.

The first Admirals Club is located near Gate C24. This lounge is open from Sunday to Friday from 4:15 AM to 9:15 PM and Saturday from 4:15 AM to 7:15 p.m.

The second Admirals Club is located near Gate D36. This lounge is open from Sunday to Friday from 4:15 AM to 8:15 PM, and Saturday from 4:45 AM to 9:15 PM.

The third Admirals Club is located near Gate E46. This lounge is open from Sunday to Friday from 5:00 AM to 10:30 PM, and Saturday from 5:00 AM to 8:15 PM. This lounge also features a mother’s room.

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