Daytona Beach Airport is a county-based international airport. It is owned by the County of Volusia.
DAL airport is located three miles (5 km) southwest of Daytona Beach, next to Daytona International Speedway, in Volusia County, Florida, United States. DAB has 3 runways, a six-gate domestic terminal, and an international terminal.
Airport Stats & Facts
- Daytona Beach Airport DAB covers 1,800 acres (730 ha).
- The Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) 2019 economic impact study concluded that the airport generates $2.1 billion in economic impact for the region annually.
- More than a half-million travelers passed through DAB last year.
Airport Traveling Tips
- For an international flight, passengers are advised to arrive 3 hours before the departure time, and for a domestic flight, 2 hours before the departure to account for any possible delays.
- Before heading to the airport for a flight, please have a look at the DAB Airport map.
- To ensure a smooth check-in process, passengers should pack carry-on luggage in a suitable manner, have photo ID ready, and read all the airline guidelines properly prior to arriving at the airport.
Passenger Pickup and Drop-off
- Passengers can be picked up from the terminal curb.
- For waiting, the short-term parking area allows you to wait for your party to arrive at the terminal without using pay parking so you can connect via cell phone and pick when they’re ready.
- Passengers can be dropped off at the terminal curb.
- At the arrival flight status, you can find the arrival times, gate information, delays, and time to land for the Daytona Beach Airport.
- Departing flight status lists scheduled vs actual departure, gate information, map tracking, and flight delays.
- To get the best deals, book a flight at DAB here.
Daytona Beach Airport has a main terminal with First Level, Second Floor, and Second Level Concourse Building.
First Level Terminal Building
Curbside check-in, drop-off, and pickup lane, baggage claim lobby, etc. are on the first level terminal building.
Second Floor Terminal Building
The checkpoint queue, Java Moon Cafe, Grand Lobby, etc. are on the second-floor terminal building.
Second Level Concourse Building
The second level concourse building has gates numbered 1-6.
To see the terminal location, and for more information, please refer to the DAB Terminal Map.
The various airlines served at Daytona Beach International Airport include American Airlines, Sunwing Airlines, American Eagle, etc.
View the full list of airlines served at DAB Airport here.
Parking at Daytona Beach International Airport is well-planned, and you can park just steps from the terminal and your gate.
First 15 minutes: FREE
16-30 minutes: $1
Each additional half-hour: $1
Maximum each 24 hours: $15
Long Term Parking
First half-hour: $1
Each additional half-hour: $1
Maximum each 24 hours: $12
Passengers have a variety of options for ground transportation after arriving at Daytona Beach Airport. From rental cars to rideshare to public transportation, and more, they can choose according to their requirements.
Major rental car companies serve DAB with rental counters located right inside the main terminal on the first level directly across from the baggage claim areas.
Taxi and Limousine
Taxis are available at the east end of the terminal located just outside the bag claim area. Limousine service is available on-demand with several services on-call and located near the airport.
Buses are a great option to travel from Daytona Airport. Votran is the Volusia Transit System, which offers transportation throughout Volusia County. Votran picks up at DAB on the hour and the half-hour.
Amenities & Services
For visitors to have a great stay, Daytona Beach Airport provides plenty of amenities and services including:
- Store, gift shops, and local souvenir shops.
- Restaurants, bars, and cafes.
- Shoeshine stations, and massage bars.
- Free Wi-Fi internet throughout the airport.
- Multiple art installations and exhibits on display.
- Vending machines, and banks/ATMs.
Address: 700 Catalina Drive, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, USA
Phone: (386) 248-8030
Daytona Beach Airport: A Brief History Timeline
- The first name given to the airport was Sholtz Field, after the then Governor of Florida, who was from Daytona Beach.
- The airport began with two gravel runways.
- In 1946, the ownership was reverted to the city of Daytona Beach.
- In 1958, a new passenger terminal was completed along with a control tower.
- In 1969, Volusia County took over management of the airport from the City of Daytona Beach and renamed it Daytona Beach Regional Airport.
- By the mid-1980s, a midfield control tower had been completed and the airport was being served by Eastern, Delta Air Lines and Continental Airlines.
- In 1992, a larger two-level terminal opened and the previous terminal was converted to an international arrivals facility.
- In 1992, the airport was named Daytona Beach International Airport.
- In 1996, German air carrier LTU International provided international service.
- On January 17, 2019, Silver Airways began nonstop daily service to Fort Lauderdale Airport.