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Getting Here

The John S. Knight Center is centrally located in the heart of downtown Akron, Ohio, within 500 miles of 50% of the U.S. population. 


Getting here is easy. The Center is located 11 miles away from Akron/Canton Airport and 30 miles from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. 


Interstate 77, I-76, and State Route 8 all run through downtown Akron, and are just blocks away from the Center. These major highways connect with other regional routes including I-71, I-271, and the Ohio Turnpike.

                                      The highway systems running through Greater    

                                      Akron are getting some great improvements    

                                      during the coming months. For a complete list 

                                      of closures and detours, click here.




                                                              For Akron specific info, click here.



                                            Be the first to know, before you go. With the OHGO                                                  app, drivers get real-time traffic updates,                                                                  personalized route notifications, can view live traffic                                              cameras and get accurate delay times. Click the                                                      image to download the app today!

Questions about parking? View parking map and rates here

Approximate mileages to the Center are as follows:

Atlanta - 637
Chicago - 370
Cincinnati - 238
Columbus - 127
Dayton - 200
Indianapolis - 259
Montreal - 596
Nashville - 478
New York City - 438
Pittsburgh - 110
St. Louis - 494
Toledo - 125
Toronto - 322
Washington, D.C. - 311

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