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Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

2939 Terminal Dr, Hebron, Kentucky 41048 USA

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“Connecting the world to the midwest”

CVG Airfield Layout Diagram (2016 - FAA) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is a public international airport located in Hebron, Kentucky, United States. It serves the Greater Cincinnati metropolitan area. The airport's code, CVG, comes from the nearest major city at the time of its opening, Covington, Kentucky. CVG covers an area of 7,000 acres (28.3 km2). It is the only airport in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio that features nonstop service to mainland Europe. The airport's international destinations include Cancún, Montego Bay, Paris, Punta Cana, Reykjavík–Keflavík, and Toronto. The airport is the busiest in Kentucky. Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport offers non-stop passenger service to 57 destinations with 195 peak daily departures. It is the second smallest domestic hub for Delta Air Lines and plays host to the headquarters and main maintenance base for Delta Private Jets. The airport is a focus city for Ultra Low Cost Carriers Allegiant Air and Frontier Airlines, as well as being the largest market for Vacation Express. In addition, CVG is the fastest-growing cargo airport in North America. The airport is the main global hub for Amazon Prime Air and is the largest global hub for DHL Aviation and DHL Express, handling numerous domestic and international cargo flights every day. Overall, CVG ranks 6th in North America and 34th in the world for total cargo operations. The airport is headquarters and hub for Southern Air, which operates flights around the world for DHL Aviation. As of 2017, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport has been rated by Skytrax as the 26th best airport in the world, making it the highest rated airport in the United States and second highest rated in North America, behind only Vancouver International Airport. Skytrax also named CVG as the best regional airport in North America, and the second best regional airport in the world.

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Reviewed by
Ken Valuska

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July 21, 2014
Rated 3.0

The pros - it's a nicer/newer/cleaner airport, with terminals that are easy to get to and easy to find. They have a pretty decent food selection, too, and quite a few Delta flights. Parking is convenient and relatively cheap, as well, which really helps.
The cons - the flights are typically really expensive, and it hardly ever flies direct to your destination (big delta hub cities, such as Detroit, Atlanta, Orlando, etc. not included). Given that is the most crucial part of any airport... this one is pretty bad.

Pro tip - Uber and Lyft both now operate to CVG, and in a lot of cases it can be cheaper than paying for parking

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Christopher Warren

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  • 134 Reviews
  • 9 Helpful
July 18, 2016
Rated 4.0

Nice airport. Easy to navigate due to it's smaller size. Flights tend to be pricey and you normally have a layover somewhere. However, if you do enough price hunting, you can find some bang for your buck usually.

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Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

2939 Terminal Dr
Hebron, Kentucky
41048 USA


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