Traveler FAQs

Q: Where is the Economy Parking Lot located?

A: The entrance to the Economy Parking Lot is located off Boeing Drive at the traffic light.

Q: How do I arrange transportation from the Dayton International Airport to Columbus or Cincinnati?

A: Charter Vans can be reached at 937-898-4043, 800-847-0934, or offering one way transportation to Columbus and Cincinnati. Taxi service is also available in the front of the terminal.

Q: Who do I call to arrange for wheel chair service?

A: Call the airline and make sure the notation for wheel chair service is attached to the ticket for the passenger.

Q: What identification is needed for children at the checkpoint?

A: No identification is required for children. Adults 18 and over are required to present acceptable identification. For more information about ID requirements, go to

Q: How long can I sit in my car in front of the Terminal to wait for my passenger?

A: There is no parking (or sitting) in front of the Terminal. You must be actively loading or unloading the vehicle. We have provided the first 30 minutes free in our Parking Garage as a courtesy waiting area.  Also, the FREE Cell Phone Wait Lot is available for customers picking up travelers and waiting for their flights to arrive.  The Cell Phone Lot is also equipped with an arrival and departure board as well as free Wi-Fi.

Q: Where can I exchange currency?

A: The Dayton International Airport does not currently have a currency exchange. We recommend you contact your local bank to exchange your foreign currency.

Q: How often does the parking shuttle for the outlying parking lots run?

A: Parking Shuttles run every 8-10 minutes to Economy and Blue Long Term parking lots at the Dayton International Airport.

Q: What are the requirements for traveling with a pet?

A: Each airline at the Dayton International Airport sets its own requirements for traveling with pets. Check with your airline for size and carrier requirements.

Q: How do I get a job at the Dayton International Airport?

A: The Dayton International Airport is owned and operated by the City of Dayton. Job postings for positions at the Dayton International Airport may be found at

Q: How do I contact Lost and Found at the Airport?

A: Call 1.937.454.6526 Monday through Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.  Messages left after business working hours and over the weekend will be returned the following business day.

Q: How much does it cost to park at the Dayton International Airport?

A: For the parking rates, please click here.

Q: How much does it cost to ship a pet?

A: Contact the individual airline here (airline information) or Wright Brothers Aero at 937-669-8242.

Q: Who do I contact in regards to lost luggage/baggage?

A: All questions should be directed to the individual airline. Their contact information may be found at (airline information)

Q: What are the directions to the Dayton International Airport?

A: Directions to the airport may be found by clicking here.

Q: I purchased my tickets thru the internet and did not print out the confirmation. Who do I contact to reconfirm my flight?

A: Contact your airline here (airline information) or if you do not know which airline your booked with, contact the service you used for your itinerary.

Q: How early should I arrive at the airport before my flight?

A: We recommend arriving two hours before your flight to allow enough time for parking, check-in and clearance of the checkpoint. For more information, please visit the TSA web site at