Akron Canton Regional Airport (CAK)
Facilities and Services
(Canton, Ohio - OH, USA)
Akron Canton Airport is the main transportation access point to Akron, Canton and the central Ohio region, and it serves 1.5 million passengers each year. The airport's users are a mixture of business travelers, government workers, scientists and tourists among others. The terminal has two levels, with Arrivals, Baggage Claim, Ticketing and two Departures concourses on Level 1 and a further Departures concourse on Level 2.
Akron Canton Airport is modern and easy to navigate, which explains its popularity as an alternative to Cleveland Hopkins Airport. Although the terminal lacks formal business and conference facilities, it has free wireless Internet access, a computer kiosk, an ATM machine, food court and a gift shop.
In short, the airport has all the essentials to provide for most passenger needs. The airport is friendly for disabled visitors and fully complies with ADA guidelines.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +1 888 433 2359
Akron Canton Airport is a small facility that has recently been upgraded and modernized. The result is a user-friendly terminal, with Arrivals and most of the departures concourses accessible from the same level; only the new departures concourse requires passengers to take an escalator or elevator to the second floor. The terminal has an ATM machine, Traveline travel agency, airport information desk, gift shop and four combination restaurants/bars. Information, security and medical staff at Akron Canton Airport are consistently given praise for their helpfulness. Some useful numbers include:
Airport Main Switchboard - +1 888 433 2359
Airport Lost and Found - +1 888 433 2359
Airport Police - +1 330 896 6390
Tourist Information Desk - +1 888 433 2359
Shopping Information - +1 888 433 2359
Paging - +1 888 433 2359
Airport Shuttle - +1 888 433 2359
Parking Information - +1 888 433 2359
Airport Restaurants - +1 888 433 2359
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
Shopping options are in short supply at Akron Canton, so pick up whatever you need before going to the airport. The only shop is a gift store that offers a good range of quality souvenirs. There is no duty-free shopping at the airport.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
Akron Canton has four eateries located in the atrium food court. There's a Subway and Grill for those wanting something substantial, while a sports bar, coffee shop and snack bar offer light meals and refreshments.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
Akron Canton Airport has limited financial services, with only a single ATM machine, located next to the gift shop opposite the Traveline travel office. The Traveline office has limited telecommunications facilities, although it does have several pay-per-use computer terminals. Free wireless Internet access is provided throughout the terminal.
Business and Conference Facilities
The airport has very limited business facilities, with some services available at the Traveline travel agency. If you require extensive business and conference facilities, you should contact one of the nearby hotels such as the Marriot, Sheraton, Holiday Inn or Quality Inn, each of which can arrange complimentary transfers for guests.
Akron Canton Airport is easy to use for disabled visitors and most facilities are located on one level. Skycaps assistants can help disabled people from their vehicles to the terminal, while airlines have wheelchairs available. The free airport parking shuttle is lift-equipped and disabled parking is located right next to the shuttle stops in the long-term and economy lots. There are modified toilets, telephones and elevators throughout the terminal and the airport information desk offers paging services for the hearing impaired.