Airport Maps & Terminal Guide
Getting Around the Airport
As you will notice on any CVG Terminal Map, Cincinnati Airport consists of one terminal building with three levels, where the ground level of the building leads to two concourses: Concourse A and Concourses B. Level 3 of the terminal building is the Ticketing Level with curbside check-ins and ticketing area on two sides of the floor. Level 2 is the Bag Claim area with passenger pickup and ground transportation options. There are four baggage claim carousels on this level, two on each side. You can also find an Information desk, currency exchange services, and a chapel. Level 1 is the Meet and Greet area, leading to the ticketing and baggage claim levels.
Concourse A has 23 gates labelled as A1-A23. Concourse A of the airport is served by Air Canada, Allegiant, Frontier, Southwest, United, and VivaAerobus.
There is a 5/3 ATM Machine, a Children’s Play Area, and a Mamava Pod Lactation Suite near Gate A4 of Concourse A. For relaxation a Be Relax Spa can be found near Gate A8. For animals there is a Service Animal Relief Area near Gate A11. You can also find ground transportation on opposite ends and an information point in the center. These can also be found on the CVG Map (see links on this page).
To get better oriented, see the Cincinnati Airport Map - Concourse A
Concourse B has 28 gates labelled as B1-28. Concourse B of the airport is served by American and Delta airlines.
There is a 5/3 ATM Machine, a Children’s Play Area and near Gate B13 of Concourse B, as well as a Mamava Pod Lactation Suite a little further off. You can also find the Fifth Third Bank near Gate B12 to meet your banking needs. For relaxation a Be Relax Spa can be found near Gate B16 and an Interfaith Meditation Room near Gate B14. This concourse also has a Jabbrrbox area at the center of Gates B7, 8, 9, and 10.
To get better oriented, see the Cincinnati Airport Map - Concourse B
Food, Shops & Amenities
There are many options for shopping and dining around the CVG airport. Some notable shops and restaurants include Subway, Blaze Pizza, and Natalie’s Candy Jar in Concourse A; and Brueggers Bagels, Gold Star Chili, and Crew Outfitters in Concourse B. The food court inside Concourse A is located at the centre of the entire area.
The security checkpoints at the CVG airport are monitored by the Federal TSA - Transportation Security Administration. Only passengers possessing tickets are allowed to proceed beyond any of the security checkpoints. All security checkpoints provide access to the concourses and airplane gates.
The hours and wait times estimates for each security checkpoint can be found on the Cincinnati Airport Security Wait Times Page.
There are airline lounges inside both terminals of the airport. Inside Concourse A, the USO Lounge is near Gate A11 which offers free WiFi access to all passengers. Inside Concourse B, there is a Delta Sky Club near Gate B14 along with a Delta Help Center near B12. There is another USO Lounge inside this concourse near Gate B23.
- One carry on bag within the weight restriction is permissible by most major airlines
- Arrive 90 minutes to 2 hours before flight time for domestic flights and 3 hours before flight time for international flights
- Most connecting flights have an interval of 20-30 minutes
- Check the CVG Airport Map prior to arriving at the airport
- International flights are catered to by Concourse B
- When travelling with children:
- Visit the play area inside both concourses: Near Gate A10 inside Concourse A and behind the food court inside Concourse B
- Consider children items available at most restaurants
- Family restrooms can be found inside Concourse A at Gate A11 and inside Concourse B at Gate B13