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About Dayton International Airport (DAY)

Located in southwest Ohio, Dayton International Airport is the third largest air facility in the state. Our Dayton International Airport guide includes information on terminal facilities, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.


There is an airport information desk (tel: +1 937 454 8200) in the baggage claim area, which offers airport and tourist information, as well as passenger contact assistance.


Driving directions:

Dayton International Airport is located a little to the west of Interstate 75 and north of US Route 40.

From central Dayton, head north along Interstate 75 and west onto Interstate 70, before taking exit 32 northwards. This road leads directly to the terminal entrance. The total drive time from Dayton to the airport is approximately 18 minutes.

Airport Info

3600 Terminal Drive
Ohio 45377

Dayton International Airport is situated approximately 18km (11 miles) north of Dayton.

No. of terminals:

+1 937 454 8200

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus: RTA bus route 43 (tel: +1 937 425 8300; operates infrequently from outside the terminal to the centre of Dayton (journey time: 60 minutes; fare: US$1.70).

Taxi:A number of taxi companies serve Dayton International Airport, full details of which can be found on the airport website. The taxi booking booth (tel: +1 937 890 3217) is located immediately outside the terminal building. The journey time into Dayton is about 20 minutes (depending on traffic) and fares start at around US$40.

Shuttle: Charter Vans (tel: +1 937 898 4043; offers shuttle services from Dayton International Airport. A booking desk for this service is situated in the baggage claim area. Rates start at US$33 per person (reduced if more than one passenger is travelling).

Terminal facilities


An ATM is located in the main concourse of the terminal building, while other cash dispensers are available after security. There is currently no currency exchange service at Dayton International Airport.


There are a number of cafés, restaurants and bars at Dayton International Airport, including an Italian restaurant, American-style diner, bar and grill and a sandwich shop. Vending machines are also available.


A book shop, a number of gift shops and a couple of newsagents selling newspapers, magazines and travel items are located post-security. There is currently no duty-free shopping at Dayton International Airport.


There is a lost and found service (tel: +1 937 454 6526) for items lost in Dayton International Airport within the Airport Police office on concourse B. A Skycap porter service is available for passengers on some airlines. Passengers should contact their airline for queries regarding items left on aircrafts. Trollies are available at a charge of US$3.


An interfaith meditation room is open 24 hours a day. There is also a shoeshine service.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

The Business Travellers Centre (tel: +1 937 264 3560) provides meeting rooms, telephone access, free wireless internet services and fax and photocopying facilities. This service is available free of charge to Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce members. Meeting rooms are also available at some local hotels, including at the Super 8 Vandalia (tel: +1 937 898 7636;

Communication Facilities:

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Dayton International Airport. Mobile phone recharging stations are installed. There is a postal service after security, and postage stamps can be purchased at the Fifth Third Bank ATM before the security area.

Disabled facilities:

Skycaps can provide a wheelchair service on request. Other facilities include companion-assisted restrooms, TDD terminals (at the phone board near the information centre and in the police office) and lifts. Parking spaces for disabled visitors are available at a discounted rate in every car park.

Car parking:

Short- and long-term parking is located on levels 2 and 3 of the multistorey car park next to the terminal building. A further long-term car park offers slightly cheaper rates, and can be found a short distance from the terminal. The cheapest long-term option is the economy car park, which is linked to the terminal by a free shuttle service. Drivers waiting for arriving passengers can make use of a free 'cell phone lot'. Valet parking is also available at the front of the terminal. Further parking information is available from the airport's parking authorities (tel: +1 937 898 1555).

Car rental:

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National car hire companies are all represented at Dayton International Airport.

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