Cincinnati N Kentucky Airport

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Airport Overview

Cincinnati CVG Airport is a public airport located in Hebron, Kentucky, United States. It’s referred to by its airport code CVG which comes from the nearest city at the time of its opening, Covington, Kentucky.

The airport serves the Greater Cincinnati metropolitan area and is owned and operated by the Kenton County Airport Board. CVG covers an area of 7,000 acres (2,800 ha).

Airport Stats & Facts

  • Cincinnati Airport offers non-stop passenger services to 63 destinations on 180-190 peak daily departures in North America and Europe.
  • Overall, the airport ranks 4th in North America for total cargo operations.
  • Until 2015, CVG consistently ranked among the most expensive major airports in the US.
  • In 2019, CVG served more than 9 million passengers.
  • A 2050 master plan is going on at Cincinnati Airport to prepare it for an increase in passenger and cargo activity.

Airport Traveling Tips

  • CVG Airport is busy during the morning hours between 4:00 am - 5:00 am.
  • Arrive 2 hours before a domestic flight departure and 3 hours before an international flight departure to account for TSA security wait times and any possible delays.
  • Take a few minutes to look at the Cincinnati Airport map before heading to the airport for a flight.

Flight Status

Airport Terminals

The airport has three terminal levels and two concourses - A and B. To see the terminal locations and for additional information, please refer to the Cincinnati Airport terminal map.

Main Terminal

The airport has one main terminal with three levels.

Level 1 - Meeting Point

Level 2 - Arrivals Level housing the baggage claim

Level 3 - Departure Level with ticketing/check-in facilities

Concourse A

This concourse is an island and is only reachable by an underground moving walkway or people mover. There are 22 gates on Concourse A and some of the KCAB airport board offices.

Concourse B

This concourse is also an island and is only reachable by an underground moving walkway or people mover. There are 28 gates on Concourse B and a Delta Sky Club.

Airlines Served

Cincinnati Kentucky Airport is a hub for Delta Air Lines. It also serves various other airlines including Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and more. View the full list of airlines served at CVG airport.

CVG Airport Parking

Short-term and Long-term Parking:

Parking at CVG Airport is available at the terminals. From hourly and daily parking to long-term parking, there are several parking options at Cincinnati Airport.

Off-site Parking:

Many parking lots offer affordable off-site parking near CVG Airport. Most of the off-site parking lots allow 24/7 access.

Ground Transportation

After arriving at the airport, passengers have several options for ground transport to their next destination. Some of the transportation options include airport shuttles, car rentals, and buses. In addition, many passengers also utilize ride services like Uber, Lyft, and taxis.

Airport Car Rental

Car Rentals are a breeze at CVG. There are multiple car rental agencies onsite at the airport. Hertz, Enterprise, National, and other well-known car rental providers offer airport travelers a large variety of vehicles to choose from.

Airport Shuttles

Airport Shuttle Services are a great way to travel from Cincinnati Airport. With the availability of various shuttle services, you can get a ride to almost any nearby location.

Buses & Trains

Public transportation is available from the airport to all major areas nearby. All means of transport are easily available outside the airport.

Amenities & Services at CVG Airport

To help you enjoy your stay, Cincinnati Airport provides visitors with many different amenities and services including:

  • Restaurants, cafes, and bars.
  • Stores, gift shops, and local souvenir shops.
  • Shoeshine stations and massage bars.
  • Multiple art installations and exhibits on display.
  • Free Wi-Fi internet throughout the entire airport.
  • Currency exchange.

Passenger Pickup and Drop-off

  • Regular passenger pick-up occurs on the outer curb. The parking garage is accessible from the baggage claim and ticketing levels.

  • Passengers can be dropped off outside the terminal.

Contact Information

Address: 2939 Terminal Dr, Hebron, KY 41048, USA


Contact: [email protected]

Phone: (859) 767 3151 /3230

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Cincinnati Kentucky Airport: A Brief History Timeline

  • On February 11, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt approved preliminary funds for the site development of the Greater Cincinnati Airport.
  • On August 12, 1944, the field was opened.
  • In 1946, a small wooden terminal building opened and the airport prepared for commercial service.
  • In 1971, a new east-west runway crossing the longer north-south runway was constructed.
  • In the mid-1980s, Delta created a hub in CVG and constructed Terminals C and D with 22 gates.
  • On May 1, 2010, Delta closed Concourse A in Terminal 3 and consolidated all operations into Concourse B.
  • In 2012, Concourse A was reopened after an extensive renovation.
  • In 2014, February, Allegiant Air began its service and since then added routes to 21 non-stop destinations.
  • In early 2017, Terminals 1 and 2 were torn down.
  • By 2021, the airport aims at increasing cargo activity, grow traffic, and construct a new consolidated rental car facility.
  • Currently, CVG is working on a 2050 master plan.

Maps, Airlines & Amenities

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Traveler Help

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Newest Questions

What restaurants are on Concourse B?

Asked by Christy - Thu, 28 April

I need to pick up my grandson tonight at 10:30pm and I am handicapped. He's on united airlines. Where do I go?

Asked by Jeff - Wed, 20 April

We suggest you pick him up curbside. He will be flying into Terminal 1, and you can meet him at the Arrivals level. 

Are Frontier and American Airlines on the same concourse at CVG?

Asked by marilyn Maegley - Sun, 17 April

Yes, both Frontier and American Airlines operate out of Terminal B. 

What shopping is open now?

Asked by Lydia Short - Fri, 25 March

There are a variety of shopping options with different hours. A full list of options can be found here

What terminal does Frontier fly out of?

Asked by BW - Fri, 25 March

Frontier operates out of Concourse A at this airport. 

How early do I need to be if flight leaves at 6:00am?

Asked by Barbara - Mon, 21 March

The airport suggests that you arrive at least two hours before your flight's departure. Fly safe! 

Is there a public phone available?

Asked by brian lynch - Fri, 18 March

No, there does not seem to be any public phones available at this airport. 

Do I need to wear a face mask?

Asked by Kea Paddy - Tue, 15 March

Yes, as of March 2022,  federal regulations require that everyone must wear a mask at the airport, in the terminals, and on the aircraft. These regulations can be changed at any time. 

How do I arrange for a ride from the ticketing area to the boarding gate?

Asked by Helen - Mon, 28 February

If you need wheelchair or other assistance to get around the airport, this is coordinated by the airline you are flying with. See CVG Airlines Served to find the contact info for your airline. 

What hours do the parking lot shuttles run?

Asked by Sharon - Sat, 19 February

The parking lot shuttle service operates approx. every 30 minutes throughout the week from 5:00 AM to 12.30 AM

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Cincinnati N Kentucky Airport Q&A

Yes. while the official name Charlotte International Airport, it is commonly referred to as Charlotte Airport, or just CLT.
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CLT serves as a secondary hub for American Airlines.
Passengers are permitted to sleep in the CLT Airport. It remains open 24 hours a day and visitors can stay airside overnight.
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