The June 2019 meeting will be held at the Dayton Convention Center in downtown Dayton, Ohio. Discounted hotel rooms have been arranged for JANNAF attendees at the Crowne Plaza Dayton, located across the street from and connected via sky bridge to the Convention Center. For more about the hotel, see below.
The history of Dayton is one of groundbreaking invention and unsurpassed hospitality. You'll find multiple aviation-related attractions, fine dining, local breweries, and more during your time in Dayton. The Oregon Historic District's many restaurants is just a short walk from the convention center and hotel. And Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, where classified sessions will be held, is just a short 15 minute ride from as well.Use these links to jump to the information you're looking for:
Three airports serve the area, listed in order by distance from the hotel:
The Crowne Plaza Dayton offers complimentary airport shuttle service to/from the Dayton International Airport - please contact the hotel in advance to make a reservation. If flying into Cincinnati or Columbus, we recommend renting a car to get to Dayton.
More information about ground transportation options can be found on each airport's websites. If attending classified sessions at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, attendees will need to drive; carpooling with other attendees is encouraged.
If driving to to Dayton, downtown is located only about 8 miles from the I-70 and I-75 interchange, making the city very easy to get to by car. Overnight self-parking is free at the Oregon District Parking Garage (attached to the hotel by skywalk) for guests of the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Click here for additional parking information / instructions for hotel guests. For attendees who are local or are staying elsewhere, parking is a maximum of $6 per day at the Oregon District Parking Garage.
UPDATED 10 May 2019
The JANNAF room block at the Crowne Plaza Dayton is is the official hotel for the June 2019 JANNAF meeting. As of Thursday, 9 May, the JANNAF discounted room block is sold out on all nights of the meeting. However, as long as rooms are available (by way of reservation cancellations, for instance), until the official reservation cutoff date of Monday, 13 May, you MAY still be able to make a reservation at the JANNAF rate. To check availability at the Crowne Plaza Dayton for your desired length of stay, click HERE. After 13 May, please call 1-800-689-5586. Note that after 13 May, if any rooms are available, they may not be at the JANNAF rate.
If you are unable to reserve a room at the Crowne Plaza Dayton, discounted overflow rooms are now available at two nearby Dayton hotels:
PLEASE NOTE: Additional overflow hotels will be added if needed.
Please contact Shelley Cohen at (410) 992-7302 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Dayton is located in Western Ohio. In addition to being the site of of the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the area is rich with aviation history. Walk in the steps of the Wright Brothers at Carillon Historical Park, the National Museum of the United States Air Force (the world’s largest and oldest military aviation museum and the state’s most visited free tourist attraction), or the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. These are just three of the 16 sites included in the National Aviation Heritage Area in and around Dayton. Other nearby points of interest include the SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park, and America's Packard Museum.
Dayton's oldest neighborhood, the Oregon Historic District, lies just a couple of blocks east of the convention center and hotel. Restored historic buildings have been repurposed as an eclectic mix of coffee shops, restaurants, shops, art galleries, nightlife, and historic landmarks; this neighborhood is a must-see for visitors. The city's outdoor performance space, Levitt Pavilion, is adjacent to the hotel, with free concerts scheduled Thursday through Sunday from May to September.