Dayton International Airport Guide (DAY)

Airport info
Code: DAY
3600 Terminal Drive, Vandalia, Ohio 45377, OH 45377, United States

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

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +1
+1 937 454 8200

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.

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.


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.


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;

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.


There are no hotels at Dayton International Airport, but several are available in the wider area and in the city of Dayton itself. Many of these hotels offer shuttle services for guests.

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Courtyard Dayton North

+1 937 890 6112

About 3km (2 miles) south of the airport on Interstate 75 towards Dayton, this hotel is aimed squarely at the business guest. It has a bistro-style restaurant, and fitness centre with indoor pool. No shuttle service is offered.

7087 Miller Lane, 45414, Dayton, Ohio

Ramada Plaza Hotel Dayton

+1 937 278 4871

A short distance south of the airport (just off Interstate 75), the Ramada Plaza Hotel Dayton operates a free shuttle link to the terminal. Facilities here include a business centre, restaurant, meeting facilities and a pool.

2301 Wagner Ford Road, 45414, Dayton, Ohio

Airport Inn and Parking

+1 937 898 8321

Located immediately outside the airport grounds, this is a budget motel offering the additional option of off-site airport parking. A free shuttle service is available, as is an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi interest access. A light breakfast is included in the room rate.

75 Corporate Center Drive, Vandalia, 45377, Dayton, Ohio

Super 8 Vandalia Dayton International Airport

+1 937 898 7636.

The nearest accommodation option to the airport, Super 8 Vandalia Dayton International Airport provides a shuttle bus service to/from the terminal building, as well as free high-speed internet access, meeting rooms and a swimming pool.

550 E. National Road, Vandalia, 45377, Dayton, Ohio

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