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Kent, OH

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The closest major airport is Akron-Canton Regional Airport, located in Akron/Canton, OH, approximately 17 miles from the city center of Kent, OH.


Getting around in Kent, OH

Public Transportation


The public transportation service, in Kent, OH, is provided by PARTA (Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority), which is headquartered just outside the city limits in Franklin Township, offering the Black Squirrel route along SR 59 during Kent State University's Fall and Spring semesters, the Dial-a-ride service, the Suburban and Kent Circulator routes, which run completely within the city limits, as well as the Campus Bus Service, which provides 3 fixed routes on Kent State’s campus, among several other services.


Major Highways and Roads


The major highways and roads, which serve Kent, include: State Route 59, which is the main east-west highway, State Route 43, State Route 261, I-76, I-890 and the Ohio Turnpike/Interstate 80.


How to get to Kent State University Campus?

Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!


From Akron-Canton Regional Airport: Head east, toward Lauby Road, and turn right at Lauby Road. Turn right at Mt Pleasant Road and continue onto Frank Ave NW. Turn left at West Blvd. and make a right turn. Kent State will be on the left.


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