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Nearest Distances

Airport Codes:

Distances from CAK to:
Akron 12 miles
Cleveland 29 miles
Pittsburgh 80 miles
Columbus 101 miles

Nearest Major Airports:
12 miles: Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK)
28 miles: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE)
78 miles: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
104 miles: Port Columbus International Airport (CMH)

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Canton Airport Guide

You can get a broad sweep of Akron’s history from several venues in the city. Hale Farm is a living museum where you can see what life was like in Akron in the 19th century. There you’ll see demonstrations of the early industries such as glass blowing, pottery, basket weaving and more. Hower House on the University of Akron campus is left as it was in Victorian days and was owned by one of the early rubber barons. There’s also the home of John Brown, the renowned abolitionist which has the story of his life and work told through exhibits and vignettes.

Canton Airport Directions

Take the airport road up to where it joins interstate 76. Travel west on route76 until you reach the turn for East Market Street. Follow this, crossing interstate 77 and you’ll get right into Akron city centre.

Canton Airport Parking

With reduced mobility access to all four parking lots, parking at Akron-Canton couldn’t be easier. There’s a short term lot, a long term one and finally an economy one with park and ride service. You can also wait free of charge for 30 minutes in the cell phone area.

Canton Airport Flight Information

Akron International Airport has no international passenger flights but you can connect to it from Europe and the UK by flying first into Atlanta or Chicago.

Hotels Near Akron Airport

The Stay Place Suites are a modern block of suites and apartments and is only a five minute drive to West Plaza. Rooms cost from $50 a night. We think the Radisson Akron is the nicest chain hotel in Akron with a welcoming feel and great facilities.

Akron Time Zone

Akron is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time and located in the Eastern Time Zone (GMT-5)

Akron Info

Akron is the fifth biggest city in Ohio, founded in 1825. A sleepy town for decades; advances in industrial technology led to it becoming an industrial boomtown with the population tripling in the second decade of the 20th century. This was where America’s stoneware, sanitary ware, rubber, matches and more were made and whilst many of those industries have declined, Akron is now in the leading pack of technology companies.

Akron Trivia:

  • The Akron Plan design for church buildings, popular in the US, was first used in the city
  • Akron was also where America’s education system K-12 was developed and first implemented
  • The city was founded in 1825
  • It was the centre of the US rubber and tyre manufacturing industry
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