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Akron Canton Airport Mini Guide
How do I get to Akron?
With internal flights, Akron is easily reached from America’s major airports. Flights arrive daily from Boston
, New York
and many of these airports can be accessed by direct flights from Europe including the UK
. Cleveland Hopkins airport
, an hour away, offers even more routes from mainland airports. Bus transfers are available from both airports or simpler still is to collect a pre-booked hire car from either airport which you can then use for the duration of your stay.
What is There to do in Akron?
Many of Akron’s attractions are low key but nonetheless very interesting. Many of the museums are dedicated to the city’s industrial past including two homes of former rubber industry proprietors with Stan Hywet Hall being the former home of the chief executive of the Goodyear Tyre Company. The house, dating from the early 20th century, has 65 rooms set out as they would have been in F.A. Sieberling’s day and visitors are welcome to explore the house and gardens. Elsewhere, children will enjoy Akron’s Zoo which has some rare animals on display and tries to be as family friendly as it can, allowing petting access to the safer creatures. Hale Farm, just outside Akron is set up as a living history museum with many old crafts still practised there including basket making, glass blowing, candle making and more.
You can book car hire Akron - Canton Airport in seconds thanks to our new website. Akron - Canton Airport is in the American state of Ohio and it hs the airport code CAK. It is located at 5400 Lauby Road, North Canton, OH 44720-1598 and you can call the airport for flight information on 330 896-2385. The airport is to the southeast of the town of Akron in Ohio
Near to Akron - Canton Airport is a Hilton Garden Hotel which is very convenient for customers who have to stay overnight while in transit. Near to the airport is a Vietnam veterans memorial and it is also easily accessible by being close to the highway 77. Akron-Canton Regional Airport is operated by Akron Canton Regional Airport Authority as well as Clark County and Summit County. During World War II money was to be allocated to Akron-Canton Airport for the purpose of defense but this stalled due to differing public opinion. It was not until 1955 that the airport was fully constructed. By 2005 more than one million passengers were using Akron-Canton Regional Airport on a regular yearly basis.
Air Tran Airways is the most used airline to operate from Akron-Canton Airport and it has flights to Atlanta, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, New York LaGuardia, Orlando
and Tampa. It also has seasonal routes to Fort Myers
. With Rhino car hire Akron - Canton Airport there are not even any one way charges payable locally. Book now and you could save money.
- A huge ten year expansion plan will see the airport able to take bigger aircraft and become an international airport. Due for completion in 2018, additional facilities will come on line as they are completed including longer runways and expanded concourses.