The James M. Cox Dayton International Airport (DAY) is a small, regional airport located at 3600 Terminal Drive in Dayton, Ohio. There is nonstop service to over 15 destinations by four airlines — Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines. Approximately 1 million passengers travel via the airport every year.
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Parking at Dayton International Airport
Dayton Airport has plenty of parking. There are four options available, starting at $5 per day for the economy lot up to $22 per day for the parking garage.
- Economy parking is $5 per day
- Long-term parking is $12 per day
- Short-term parking is $15 per day
- Garage parking is $22 per day
The airport accepts cash and all major credit cards for payment upon exit and offers a 10-minute grace period in case you entered the wrong lot, can’t find a good parking spot, or are dropping someone off at a vehicle.
Fun fact: The airport launched a parking loyalty program called DAYperks in 2023 that lets you earn points every time you park, which can eventually be redeemed for free parking. Flyers can earn 1 point for every dollar spent on paid parking.
Destinations from Dayton International Airport
For being a small airport, Dayton International has flights to quite a few different destinations. This is because it is the headquarters for PSA Airlines, which is part of American Airlines.
- Allegiant Airlines
- Destin/Fort Walton Beach
- Myrtle Beach
- Punta Gorda, FL
- St. Petersburg/Clearwater
- American Airlines
- Dallas/Fort Worth
- New York–LaGuardia
- Delta Air Lines
- New York–LaGuardia
- United Airlines
Rental Cars at Dayton International Airport
The rental car facility is adjacent to the Parking Garage, a quick walk from the main airport building. Most major rental car services are available at Dayton International Airport:
Hotels near Dayton International Airport
The following hotels offer free shuttle service to/from Dayton International Airport:
- Clarion Inn – Dayton
- Crowne Plaza Hotel
- Hampton Inn & Suites Dayton Airport
- Super 8 Motel – Vandalia/Dayton
FAQ about Dayton International Airport
Dayton International Airport is tobacco-free as of January 1st, 2019. Smoking is now only allowed in two areas: pre-security near the entrance of the Cargo Road Employee Parking Lot and post-security near the outside of the Field Maintenance Building.