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Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP)


4550 Terminal Rd, Ste 116,
Rapid City, SD, South Dakota, 57703, United States


(1) 605-393-0488

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Hours of Operation:

Sun - Sat 7:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Holiday Hours:

CHRISTMAS EVE   December  24  10:00AM - 09:00PM
CHRISTMAS DAY   December  25  10:00AM - 10:00PM
NEW YEARS EVE   December  31  09:00AM - 05:00PM

NEW YEARS DAY   January  1  10:00AM - 06:00PM

If flying in, the rental counter is within the terminal with a short walk to the car lot.


Location Information

Rapid City, situated on the eastern slopes of the Black Hills Mountains, has been nicknamed the City of the Presidents because of the life-sized bronze statues of American presidents on the street corners. Cruise through town checking off the ones you’ve seen in a stylish rental car from Budget Car Rental. Head straight to our airport car rentals counter when you land at Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP), and choose a reliable RAP car rental from our wide selection of Rapid City Regional Airport rental cars. And don’t forget to sign up for the Fastbreak program.

Of course, the best view of former leaders is at Mount Rushmore, where you can see Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt in all their granite glory. If you’re more of a film buff than a history buff, you can relive Dances with Wolves at the Fort Hays movie set. Admission is free to see the Oscar-winning film’s original buildings and other displays like the Blacksmith Shop, Rope Shop, Tin Shop, Sawmill and Penny Press that take you back in time to the Black Hills settlers’ era.

Drive the whole family out to Storybook Island where admission is also free. Sets portraying different characters and scenes from classic children’s fables, nursery rhymes and stories are beloved by young and old alike.

Rapid City and the surrounding Black Hills Mountains area is filled with family adventure Our Rapid City airport car rentals will help you make the most of this delightful area.

Fastbreak Service
Proceed to the Budget counter Fastbreak line/or normal line if no Fastbreak line designation/or follow directions to the Fastbreak Kiosk. Present identification and receive your rental agreement. The counter representative will give the customer the keys & directions to their car.
FASTBREAK RETURN: Follow the airport signs for Car Rental return. You do not need to return to the counter to complete your rental. Record your mileage and fuel level on the rental agreement and drop it in the Budget Fastbreak return box. A closed rental agreement will be mailed to you within 48 hours.
General Directions
COUNTER: Located in the baggage claim area.
CARS: Located outside the terminal.
RETURNS: Follow signs marked "Car Rental Returns".
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Allowed. Park & lock vehicle. Place keys & completed contract in the drop box located on the counter inside the airport terminal. The terminal is open 24 hours.
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

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