Tips & FAQs

 

Accessibility

CVG is set up to serve the needs of all travelers. All areas of the airport are handicap accessible. Skycaps and airline personnel are available to for assistance. Learn more.

Baggage Rules

Most major airlines allow one free carry-on bag per passenger and typically charge fees for additional bags. All items are subject to size and weight restrictions as well. Because rules can vary by airline and even by flight, check with your carrier for specific guidelines.

Children's Activities

Visit the play areas in Concourse A near Gate A-10 or in Concourse B behind the Food Court. Creative Kidstuff in Concourse B is a store that caters specifically to kids. Most restaurants feature children's items. Family restrooms are located near Gates A-11 and B-13.

Connect Times

CVG is one of the easiest airports to navigate thanks to its modern design and lack of congestion. Usually, 20 to 30 minutes is more than enough time to connect between flights.

International Flights

International arrivals and departures, as well as most connecting flights, are located in Concourse B. Delta's Sky Club allows members and international business-class passengers to relax in comfort. For more information, read about our immigration and customs facility.

Internet Access

Free high-speed Wi-Fi is available in the ticketing and bag claim areas, as well as at all gates.

Lost and Found

To locate items left at security checkpoints, contact the Transportation Security Administration or call (859) 372-9800. For items left on an aircraft or in a gate area, please check with your airline. For items left in all other areas, fill out a Lost & Found Form.

Meeting Someone

The lower level of the Terminal offers a comfortable Meeting Point for greeting passengers. Normally only ticketed passengers are allowed beyond security. Check with your airline for exceptions.

Security Issues

The security checkpoint is open from 3:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. We recommend allowing up to 30 minutes for screening. Learn more about special needs, prohibited items, proper IDs and TSA Pre-Check.

Smoking

Smoking (including electronic cigarettes) is only permitted at the Graycliff location in Concourse B. 

Wait Times

Most carriers recommend that passengers arrive between 90 minutes and 2 hours before their flights, although actual wait times vary by carrier and time of day, so check with your airline. Carriers recommend that passengers traveling internationally arrive 3 hours before their flights.

Zika Virus

If you’re traveling to an area affected by the Zika virus, take precaution to avoid bug bites. Here are some helpful tips from the Centers for Disease Control.