About Akron-Canton Airport (CAK)

Akron-Canton Airport is located between the cities of Akron and Canton in the state of Ohio in the USA. It currently operates domestic-only routes. Our Akron-Canton Airport guide contains all of the essential airport information, including details of transportation routes, terminal facilities and nearby accommodation options.

Airport news:

Akron-Canton Airport is currently undergoing an ambitious 10-year US$110 million upgrade project until 2018, which includes a runway extension, improved customs and immigration facilities, new gates and better access.


The information centre (tel: +1 888 434 2359) is located near the terminal building entrances and is open seven days a week from 0900 to midnight (1200 to midnight on Sundays).


Driving directions:

From Canton, take Interstate 77 north to exit 113 (Akron-Canton Airport). From Akron, take Interstate 77 south and follow signs to exit 113 (Akron-Canton Airport). From exit 113, cross Lauby Road and head towards the terminal building that is directly ahead.

Airport Info

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Akron-Canton Airport is situated 24km (15 miles) south of Akron and roughly the same distance north of Canton.

No. of terminals:

+1 888 434 2359

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus:Akron Metro (tel: +1 330 762 0341; operates bus routes from the airport to the surrounding area. Bus 110 links the airport with the RKP Transit centre in downtown Akron (journey time: 40 minutes; fare US$1.25). Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) (tel: +1 330 477 2782; buses take travellers to downtown Canton.

Shuttle:Contract Transport Services (+1 216 857 4293; is one of the companies offering a full range of limousine and shuttle van services from Akron-Canton Airport.

Taxi:Akron-Canton Taxi (tel: +1 330 808 2159; and Airport Taxi (tel: +1 330 434 4444) are among the local taxi companies servicing Akron-Canton Airport.

All road transportation can be found outside the baggage claim area.

Terminal facilities


There are two ATMs at Akron-Canton Airport, strategically placed both before and after security in the main terminal building.


The food court before the security screening area includes fast-food outlets, a restaurant, bar, sandwich shop, coffee kiosk and a snack bar. Snacks are also available post security.


There is a gift shop in the terminal building open from 0415 to 1900, with additional shopping airside. Duty-free shopping is not available, as the airport currently only serves domestic flights.


A lost and found service is available at the airport. If items were lost at the security area, contact Transportation Security Administration officials (tel: +1 866 289 9673), or if lost in any other part of the terminal, contact airport information (tel: +1 330 896 2385). There are no luggage lockers at Akron-Canton Airport but Skycap baggage assistance is available.


Other facilities available at Akron-Canton Airport include massage chairs and a children's play area.

Airport facilities

Disabled facilities:

The airport is well equipped to accommodate disabled passengers. Designated parking spaces are available in all parking lots near the shuttle pick-up areas and in the front rows nearest the terminal. All airport parking shuttles are equipped with lifts.

A wheelchair service is available from individual airlines inside the terminal building and must be requested prior to arrival. All toilet facilities are wheelchair accessible. Most of the terminal is single-level and lifts are available at gates and in the terminal building. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.

Car parking:

There are four parking options at Akron-Canton Airport. The free waiting area (often called the 'cell phone lot') is adjacent to the terminal: vehicles in this area must be attended at all times. The short-term parking area, the most convenient but expensive parking option, is located in front of the terminal. The long-term car park is further from the terminal building but also offers easy access. The economy car park is the most affordable parking option but is located further away. A complimentary door-to-door shuttle service is provided from the long-term and economy parking areas.

Car rental:

Car hire companies: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National all operate from Akron-Canton Airport.