Air Service

Despite the pandemic, CVG Airport remains committed to keeping airport costs competitive and forging ahead on its bold strategic plan, New Heights

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) has been serving passengers since 1947. CVG welcomed more than 9.1 million passengers in 2019, serving a record number of local passengers. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, CVG still offers the most nonstop destinations and the lowest average airfares in the region

CVG Numbers at a Glance - Feb 2021

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Future Opportunities and Milestones Ahead

  • Opening of new CONRAC/Consolidated Rental Car Facility, directly connected to the Terminal, in 2021
  • Anticipated completion of Amazon, Phase 1, late 2021
  • Continued DHL growth at CVG Airport

Airport Operating Costs

CVG Airport is committed to keeping costs low for carriers in order to grow business in a diverse, multi-carrier environment. For passenger service, the market opportunity for the Cincinnati region is detailed below. Cargo growth remains a priority and reality as North America’s 7th largest cargo airport.

For 2021, landing fee rates are as follows.

  • Signatory carriers: $2.18 per 1,000 lbs. of landed weight
  • Non-signatory carriers: $2.50 per 1,000 lbs. of landed weight

Cincinnati Region

On the banks of the Ohio River -where Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana meet - is a place with a view and a vibe unmistakably its own.  A kaleidoscope of tradition, reinvention and celebration.  

  • Home to 2.2 million people
  • Educated workforce — 300 colleges & universities within 200 miles
  • Labor force of 1.3+ million diverse workforce within 50 miles
  • Corporate diversity — 450 foreign-owned firms employ more than 40,000
  • Lowest cost of living, major metros (Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2019)

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Home to Leading Global Brands

8 Fortune 1000 headquarters headquarters specializing in:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Chemistry/Plastics
  • Financial Services
  • Advanced Energy
  • Consumer Products
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences


Carrier Incentives and Airport Opportunities 

CVG offers an Air Service Incentive Program to support the goals of stimulating domestic and international air service, promoting competition, and growing non-aeronautical revenues through increased passenger demand. Details Here 

CVG’s 2021-2025 strategic plan, New Heights, prioritizes continued aeronautical and non-aeronautical development on the airport’s 7,700-acre campus. A key focus is the development of new MRO hangars and aircraft servicing facilities. Contact Paul Hegedus for more information about these opportunities.


CVG Airport Contacts:

  • Air Service development and related opportunities
  • Commercial development or questions about airline leased premises
  • Carrier invoicing or accounts receivable