1. Travel
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Akron-Canton Airport

By

Akron Canton Airport

Akron Canton Airport

(© Flickr user: the silent majority/cc license) Akron Canton Airport

Akron Canton Airport

(© Flickr user: the silent majority/cc license)

Akron-Canton Airport, established in 1946, is located midway between Akron and Canton, Ohio, just off of I-77. The airport is served by six commercial carriers. In 2005, more than 1.4 million passengers traveled through the airport.

Less congested than Cleveland Hopkins Airport, Akron-Canton makes a convenient and affordable alternative to the "big city" airport.

Airlines at Akron-Canton Airport:

Akron-Canton Airport is served by the following airlines:

  • AirTran
  • Delta Connection
  • Frontier
  • Northwest Airlink
  • United Airlines
  • US Airways Express

 

Ground Transportation:

Taxis, limousines, airport hotel shuttles, rental car counters are located in the south end of the terminal. Rental car agencies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, National, Hertz, and Thrifty.

In addition, the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) buses connect the airport with Belden Village and downtown Canton.

Parking at Akron-Canton Airport:

Parking options include a short-term lot, long-term lot, and economy parking. Rates for the short-term lot start at $1 for the 1st 1/2 hour and increase to a maximum daily rate of $12. Long-term rates start at $1 for the 1st 1/2 hour and increase to a daily rate of $8 or $40 weekly. The economy lot is connected to the terminal with a free 24-hour shuttle. Rates at this lot are $1 for the 1st 1/2 hour to $6 daily and $30 weekly.

In addition, the airport has a free waiting area adjacent to the terminal, where you can wait for arriving passengers. Cars in this area must be attended at all times.

Restaurants:

Dining options at Akron-Canton Airport include Subway and J J's Sports Bar outside of the secured area and Java Coast Coffee and Great Lakes Brewing Company inside of the secured area.

Security Information:

All passengers departing Akron-Canton Airport must be screened by security personnel. The function is handled by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The airport advises passengers to leave their luggage unlocked (so it may be searched) and to arrive at least 90 minutes in advance of their flight. Extra time may be needed for passengers using a wheelchair or those with small children. For more information on security, prohibited items, and wait times, see www.tsa.gov.

Hotels near Akron-Canton Airport:

The closest hotel to the airport is the Hilton Garden Inn (check rates), which is located about 1/10 of a mile from the airport terminal. Other nearby hotels include the Holiday Inn (check rates) and the McKinley Grand (check rates).

Contact Information:

Akron-Canton Airport
5400 Lauby Road NW
North Canton, OH 44720-1598
330 499-4221 or 330 896-2385
888 434-2359

(Created 1-29-08)

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.