Columbus airport (CMH)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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John Glenn Columbus International Airport, opened on July 8, 1929, serves the metropolitan area of Columbus and most of the state of Ohio. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in Mexico, Canada and the Dominican Republic.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 8.6 million passengers went through it in 2019.
Tel: +1 614 239 4000. There are information centres on the baggage reclaim and ticketing levels, and volunteers in blue uniforms that provide information and assistance.


The airport is located 10 km (6 miles) to the east of the business district of Columbus.

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What services does Columbus airport (CMH) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, mailboxes, plugs for electronic devices and Wi-Fi access free of charge. In Concourse C, there is a business centre with fax, photocopying and internet services and conference rooms. The Jake Brewer USO Lounge is located next to the entrance to concourse C and opens Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm and weekends from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; it provides computers, TV, refreshments, drinks, plugs for electric devices (accessible for military and their families).

Food and Drinks- Throughout the enclosure, there are several restaurants, bars, coffee shops and fast-food outlets.
Shopping- Options include souvenirs, accessories, clothing, sweets, books, sports goods, electronics, jewellery.
Baggage- Carts available in the terminal and the parking areas for USD4.00. For enquiries about property lost inside the terminal, fill the following online form.
Other Services- Lotteries, meditation room, shoeshine, massage room, nursing stations, art displays.


Car rental agencies

There are car hire desks on the ground floor of the parking garage.

Alamo (Tel +1 800 462 5266 - Monday to Saturday from 5:00 am to 1:30 am, Sunday from 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Avis (Tel +1 800 331 1212 - 5:00 am to 2:00 am)
Budget (Tel +1 800 527 0700 - 5:00 am to 2:00 am)
Dollar (Tel +1 800 800 4000 - 5:00 am to 2:00 am)
Enterprise (Tel +1 800 325 8007 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 9:00 am to 7:30 pm, Sundays from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +1 800 654 3131 - Sunday to Friday from 5:00 am to 2:00 am, Saturday from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm)
National (Tel +1 800 227 7368 - Monday to Saturday from 5:00 am to 1:30 am, Sunday from 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Thrifty (Tel +1 800 367 2277 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)


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Parking services at Columbus airport (CMH)

There are several parking options. Valet parking service on the ticketing level. There is also a free passenger pick-up zone (Cell Phone Waiting Lot) and bicycle racks. Fees

Garage - Six-storey facility attached to the terminal through walkways. Short-term spaces on level 4 and for long stays on levels 3 to 6. Charging stations for electric vehicles on level 5.
Walking Lot - Behind the previous facility.
Green, Red & Blue Shuttle Lots - Covered and uncovered bays for long stays. Connected to the main building via a 24-hour shuttle service.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

The enclosure has designated parking spaces, adapted restrooms and telephones, Braille signage and elevators. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline in advance. More information: Tel +1 614 554 6027 / 207 9845.

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Latest updates: March 26, 2020