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Dayton Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Dayton Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Dayton Airport.

What to Expect

  • Dayton International airport is the third busiest and third largest airport in Ohio.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Dayton International Airport hasn’t been reviewed yet, if you’ve visited this airport recently please submit a review!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide airport shuttles. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Dayton Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Dayton Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use airport lounges at this airport.

Military Lounge

  • USO Lounge - The USO offers a lounge that is free of charge to active members of the US military and their families. Amenities include snacks, books, games, TV. Location: Ticketing Lobby, to the right of the main entrance, in front of the airline ticket counters. Hours: 8:00AM - 8:00PM (Daily).

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Dayton Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Clarion Inn Dayton Airport - (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle available. » Check Rates
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Dayton Airport - (6 minutes from the airport) Free 24-hour airport shuttle available on request. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Dayton Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Dayton Airport. Connect to the “Fly DAY Public” network.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • Art in the Airport - Cultural art exhibitions are available in Concourses A and B.
  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside, Ticketing lobby • Airside, across from the Heritage Book Store.
  • Business Travelers Center - Location: Hours: 6:00AM - 7:00PM (Mon - Fri) • Closed (Sat) • 12:00PM - 6:00PM (Sun). Rate: Free for all Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce members and their employees, as well as all military personnel and to all business travelers.
  • Courtesy Phones - Offering free local calls. Located throughout the terminal.
  • Currency Exchange - Not available.
  • Drinking Water - Thirsty? Water bottle refill stations are available free of charge. Locations: adjacent to the restrooms in each concourse.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty Free is not available here and shopping is limited to mostly newspaper shops, the Dayton Marketplace (Airside, Gate B14) offers gourmet food and souvenirs.
  • Food & Drinks - At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options.Most food concessions open between 4:30AM - 5:00PM and close after the last flight departure, approximately 7:30PM. Boston Stoker snack bar is open until 11:00PM in Baggage Claim. Vending machines can be found throughout the terminal (landside and airside).
  • Information Desk - Location: Baggage Claim area. Hours: 6:00AM - 9:00PM (Mon - Fri) • 9:00AM - 3:00PM (Sat) • 11:30AM - 6:00PM (Sun)
  • Luggage Carts - Located throughout the terminal and at curbside for $3 per use.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Massage Chairs - Locations: in each concourse (airside) and baggage claim (landside).
  • Meditation Room - Location: Ticketing Lobby. Hours: open 24 hours.
  • Mobile Charging - Location: in the Concourses (airside). Rate: $3.00 for 30 minutes.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.
  • Spa Services - Whipp Appeal Express Salon provides services. Location: Airside. Hours: unknown.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours. The TSA security checkpoint is open 4:00AM - 8:30PM (unconformed).

Keep in mind that airline check-in and baggage drop hours vary according the flight schedule. Check these hours with your airline. If you are in the public area of the terminal (landside) you will not be able to get through to the secure area of the terminal (airside) until the morning.

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As of February 2018, Dayton airport is served by the following airlines: Allegiant • American Airlines • Delta • United Airlines.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


RTA bus route 43 travels a route between Dayton Airport, Vandalia, Northwoods Blvd. and Peters Pike. For route map, schedule and fares, visit the Dayton RTA website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies have service counters in the baggage claim area: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar/Thrifty, Enterprise, Hertz and National.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Airport Inn & Parking Vandalia   •   Clarion Inn Dayton Airport   •  Crowne Plaza Dayton   •   Days Inn & Suites Dayton North   •   Fairfield Inn Dayton North   •   Super 8 Vandalia/Dayton International Airport


Prearranged van and car services may be scheduled to and from the Dayton International Airport. There is a kiosk at the Terminal entrance where you can get more information on the companies that are permitted to provide service at the Airport or visit the Dayton Airport website.


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area of the terminal from 7:00AM - 12:00AM, or 30 minutes past the arrival of the last flight of the day. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required.

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Last Updated: 31 October 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .