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5 Steps for Smooth Traveling

If you fly frequently, you know the time you spend traveling dramatically cuts into your day. Parking, getting to the terminal, making it through security, and locating your gate can take a tremendous amount of time at the majority of airports. At the Dayton International Airport, we want to take away as much of that stress as possible. Here are five steps to ensure you have a stress-free travel experience.

1. Book your flight well in advance.

Check our website for airlines that provide air service in Dayton and the nonstop flights the offer.

See Nonstops

2. Determine which parking lot is best for you.

We offer a variety of different parking lots for your needs and a shuttle will take you right up to the terminal. Explore parking options.

Even better, we regularly offer coupons and special. See parking deals.

TIP: Sign up for DAYperks, the free loyalty program, to earn points for your parking! Sign up for free!

3. Customize your luggage.

Whether it’s a personalized tag or bright colors, you’ll quickly identify your noticeable luggage at the baggage claim area.

TIP: Check our latest terminal map if you need help finding baggage claim or other areas in the airport. Get the map.

4. Check in online and skip the line.

Most airlines allow you check-in from home to print your boarding pass or send it to your smartphone.

TIP: Download your airline’s app to be notified right away of any flight changes.

5. Arrive early.

When you arrive at least two hours prior to flight departure, you will feel more relaxed and calm. Even better, you can use of the Business Travelers Center (BTC) if you are a Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce member, member of the military, or a business traveler.

TIP: If you’re still feeling stressed when you get to the airport, look for one of our therapy dogs for an extra dose of cute. Meet the dogs.

Thank you for choosing the Dayton International Airport for an easy to and through travel experience!