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Airports in Ohio

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE)

Overview

One of the American Midwest's primary airports, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is the largest airport in Ohio. It serves roughly nine million passengers each year, mostly on domestic flights to cities like Chicago and Houston, and a few routes to Canada and Mexico.

The facility is fairly basic for an airport of its size, and passengers left unprepared may find themselves a bit bored in the terminal. However there are plenty of shopping and dining opportunities in the brand-new AIRMALL on Concourses B and C. A point of interest is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Gift Shop, selling memorabilia from the famous Cleveland landmark.

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) southwest of Cleveland.

Getting to the city

The Ground Transportation Services Office, which is responsible for taxis, shuttles and limos, is located at the north end of the baggage claim level on the lower level of the main terminal. The RTA provides a regular train service between the airport and downtown Cleveland via the Tower City Station and departs every 15 minutes and costs $2. The train station is on the lower level of the main terminal. Lorain County Transit (LCT) provides a bus service to and from the airport to the Elyria Park and Ride station in Elyria and Oberlin College. A single fare is $6 and the bus departs from the airport's ticketing level outside the United Airlines' ticket counter. Hotel shuttles can be called from the hotel courtesy phones in the baggage claim area.

Time

GMT - 5 (GMT - 4 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 216 265 6000.

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Port Columbus International Airport (CMH)

Overview

Port Columbus Airport is a relatively small airport with just one terminal. It is just six miles (10km) from Columbus in Ohio. The airport offers passengers a range of facilities and entertainment options including art exhibitions, museums and free wi-fi. The airport is quintessentially Midwestern with friendly and efficient staff making your travelling experience a breeze.

Location

The airport is situated seven miles (10km) northeast of Columbus.

Getting to the city

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) buses run to destinations throughout the city. Express Route 52 connects the airport to Ohio State University, while the 92 Crosstown bus has service to the Easton Transit Center. Fares range $2-2.75.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4, Mar-Nov).

Contacts

Tel: +1 614 239 4000.

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Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK)

Overview

Akron-Canton Regional Airport is one of the fastest-growing airports in the Midwest, gaining in popularity due to its reputation for friendly and efficient service. The facility is small, but conveniently-located in Summit County, Ohio, 10 miles (16km) from both Akron and Canton and only 40 miles (65km) from Cleveland.

The facility only handles domestic flights, but there are cheap flights to Akron-Canton Regional Airport from many US cities, including Atlanta, Boston, New York City, Chicago, Detroit, Charlotte, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, and many others.

Location

The airport is located between Akron and Canton, about 15 miles (24km) south of Akron.

Getting to the city

The Akron Metro bus service is available from the airport to the city centre. Taxi services are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT-4 from the first Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

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James M. Cox Dayton International Airport (DAY)

Overview

Located nine miles (14km) from the central business district of Dayton, James M. Cox Dayton International Airport is conveniently situated for flights to Ohio as it is near several main interstate highways.

A travel hub for the Midwestern US, Dayton International Airport is reachable from most major US airports within a 90-minute flight, and so flights to Dayton International Airport are available from many cities, including Atlanta, New York, Denver, Chicago, Minneapolis, Cleveland, Dallas, Baltimore, Orlando, and Washington DC.

The airport itself is pleasant, with a variety of restaurants and shops, as well as seasonal art exhibitions to entertain passengers while they wait. The facility has only one terminal, making connections quick and easy.

Location

The airport is a twelve mile (19km) drive north from central Dayton.

Getting to the city

RTA Route 43 connects the airport to downtown Columbus between 6am and 9:15pm on weekdays, 7:10am and 9:20pm on Saturdays, and 11:10am and 9:15pm on Sundays. Note that Sunday service is an express route to the NB Wright Stop Plaza.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

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Cleveland Hopkins International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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