Passenger guide - Dayton airport (DAY) 

 

James M. Cox International Airport, opened on December 17, 1936, serves Montgomery County and most of the state of Ohio. It basically operates with domestic flights.

Official Website: flydayton.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 1 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +1 937 454 8200 / 877 359 3291. The airport information center is found in the baggage reclaim area. It operates from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm on weekdays, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturdays and from 11:30 am to 6:00 pm on Sundays.

 

The airport is located 14 km (9 miles) to the north of the city of Dayton.

 
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Bus - Route 43 from RTA (Tel +1 937 425 8300) travels between the airport and the city centre, going through Vandalia, Northwoods Boulevard and Peters Pike. Tickets cost USD1.75 and journey time is around 60 minutes.
Charter Vans (Tel +1 937 898 4043) provides transportation to destinations in the area. The fare to downtown Dayton is USD37.00 and the company has a desk in the baggage reclaim area.
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Taxi - There are assistants between 7:00 am and 0:00 am in a booth located in front of the terminal (Tel +1 937 454 8312). The trip to the city centre takes 20 minutes. The official operator at the enclosure is Dayton Express Cab (Tel +1 937 226 9999).

 

Offices are located in the baggage reclaim area.

Alamo (Tel +1 937 890 0100 / 888 826 6893 - 6:00 am to 1:00 am)
Avis (Tel +1 937 898 5836 / 800 352 7900 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 am to 1:00 am, Saturday from 7:00 am to 0:00 am, Sunday from 7:00 am to 1:00 am)
Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +1 937 890 2540 / 800 800 4000 / 800 847 4389 - 7:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +1 937 264 2626 / 800 261 7331 - Sunday to Friday from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm, Saturdays from 8:30 am to 9:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +1 937 898 8506 / 800 654 3131 - Sunday to Friday from 7:00 am to 0:30 am, Saturdays from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
National (Tel +1 937 890 0100 / 888 826 6890 - 6:00 am to 1:00 am)

 

The airport has ATMs, postal services, charging stations, public telephones and Wi-Fi access with no charge. In the central lobby there is a business center with executive facilities and meeting rooms. The USO Lounge is situated in the ticketing lobby and opens from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm; it offers snacks, TV, computers (accessible for military and their families).

Food and Drinks- The terminal has some restaurants, fast food outlets, cafés and vending machines.
Shopping- Options include newsagents, bookstore, convenience stores and souvenirs.
Baggage- Carts available for USD3.00 throughout the terminal. The lost and found service is handled by the airport police, situated in Concourse B (Tel +1 937 454 8297).
Other Services- Meditation room, art galleries, shoeshine, baby changing area.

 

Several areas for short- and long-term parking. The first 10 minutes have no charge. Valet parking service directly in front of the terminal. There is also a free passenger pick-up zone (Cell Phone Lot). More information: Tel +1 937 898 1555. Rates

Garage - Next to the terminal, with bays for short and long stays on levels 2 and 3.
Long Term Lot - Direct access to the terminal through a walkway crossing the previous area.
Economy Lot - Designed for stays of a week or more. A courtesy shuttle service runs to the terminal.
Short Term Lot - Situated to the side of the terminal. The first 30 minutes are free.
Overflow Lot - Available only during peak travel periods.

 

The enclosure has lifts, adapted restrooms and telephones, and reserved parking spaces. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline about their needs in advance.

 

There are no hotels inside the airport, but many accommodations in the city centre provide complimentary transfers for their guests. Clarion Inn Dayton Airport (Tel +1 520 257 3107), Hampton Inn & Suites Dayton-Airport (Tel +1 937 832 3333), Airport Inn & Parking Vandalia/Dayton International Airport (Tel +1 937 898 8321), Super 8 Vandalia/Dayton International Airport (Tel +1 937 898 7636), Knights Inn Dayton North (Tel +1 937 280 4422), Travelodge - Dayton (Tel +1 937 454 5354), Days Inn & Suites Dayton North (Tel +1 937 898 4946), Red Roof Inn Dayton North Airport (Tel +1 937 898 1054), Quality Inn & Suites (Tel +1 937 890 1221), TownePlace Suites Dayton North (Tel +1 937 898 5700).

 
 
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Latest updates: October, 04, 2017