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Dayton International Airport remains open during COVID-19 emergency

Dayton International Airport remains open during COVID-19 emergency
3/25/2020

The Dayton International Airport (DAY) remains open and flights are operating, however airlines throughout the country are beginning to cancel flights due to low passenger loads.

Dayton International Airport remains open during COVID-19 emergency

Dayton International Airport remains open during COVID-19 emergency

The Dayton International Airport (DAY) remains open and flights are operating, however airlines throughout the country are beginning to cancel flights due to low passenger loads. Daily passenger traffic from DAY has drastically decreased, in line with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines.

The airport is taking extra steps to help keep travelers safe during the COVID-19 crisis, including increased cleaning and sanitizing procedures:

  • DAY uses the appropriate cleaning agents to kill germs.
  • Increased intensity and frequency of disinfecting hard surfaces and high-touch areas throughout the airport.
  • Increased cleaning efforts in the restrooms and other public areas.
  • Public restrooms are supplied with soap and towels.
  • Additional hand sanitizing stations are installed throughout the airport.
  • Staff has been reassigned as necessary to ensure key areas are continuously disinfected and properly maintained.
  • Employees are asked to work from home if their job allows. 
  • Essential personnel will continue to work from the airport to maintain a safe operation.
  • Employees are asked to stay at home if they do not feel well.

Following the direction of Gov. Mike DeWine to enforce social distancing and reduce the spread of COVID-19, the following DAY restaurants are temporarily out of service until further notice: MVP Sports Bar & Grill, Max & Erma's, Quiznos, illy Caffe, both Starbucks locations, and the 12th Fairway Bar and Grill. Heritage Booksellers and the CNBC Kiosk are closed as well. The Great American Bagel will remain open, although with no seating. March 13th marked the closing of all USO Airport Centers until further notice.

With changes related to COVID-19 occurring frequently, visit Public Health Dayton & Montgomery County, Ohio Department of Health and the CDC online for more information. For the most up-to-date information regarding flight status, please visit airline websites.

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    Dayton International Airport (DAY)

    Located 9 miles north of the City of Dayton downtown area and conveniently accessed from the designated Airport Access RoadĀ exit on Interstate 70.