EV Charging Stations in the Heritage Area

As of January 2023, there are several EV charging stations at or near National Aviation Heritage Area sites. While you charge, enjoy the attractions and amenities available. Check back here as you plan your trip to and through the Heritage Area. Additional EV charging stations are planned for installation this year.

Below are 4 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations located onsite or near of some of the top Heritage Area Historic Sites.

Airstream Heritage Center and Factory Tour

New in 2022, the Airstream Heritage Center and Factory Tour in Jackson Center, Ohio is located a few minutes off I-75. The EV charging station is located in the parking lot near the front door. Check their website for hours of operation and the factory tour schedule. Note there is a Starbucks open in the lobby with drinks and snacks. The site also features a sizable Airstream gift shop.

  • Address: 106 W Pike St, Jackson Center, OH 45334
  • Connector Type : J1772
  • Highest Charging Option – Level 2

Airstream Charging Station


National Museum of the United States Air Force

Your car will be charged and ready to roll before you finish your visit to the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The largest and oldest military aviation museum features multiple food options, an extensive retail shop, theater, and simulators. If you need more time, the outdoor park is an active Pokémon Go area.

  • Address: 1100 Spaatz St., Dayton, OH 45431
  • Pricing: Free
  • Connector Type : J1772
  • Highest Charging Option – Level 2

NMUSAF Charging Station


Carillon Historical Park

Enjoy strolling through the park’s 25 historical buildings including the Wright Brothers National Museum. This site has a restaurant, brewery, and large gift shop on site. Carillon Park is a 5-10 minute walk from the charging station.

  • Charging Station Located at the Marriott at the University of Dayton (1414 S Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409)
  • Pricing: Free
  • Connector Type : J1772 TESLA
  • Highest Charging Option – Level 2
Marriott Charging Station

Marriott EV Charging Station in Dayton


Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

The final resting place of the Wright brothers, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and a number of aviation leaders, Woodland Cemetery is a 10-15 minute walk from the University of Dayton Marriott EV charging station (see Carillon Historical Park). There are closer charging stations at the University of Dayton and Miami Valley Hospital, but proceed with caution. The University of Dayton stations require a visitor parking pass when school is in session. Weekends and summers are more relaxed. If you head to the University of Dayton, check in at the parking booth at the main entrance.

UD Parking Services Booth


The National Aviation Heritage Area boasts hundreds of EV charging stations in the 8-county region. To find more stations, check out these interactive maps for additional information: PlugShare and EVhype