Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport Arrivals CVG

Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport

Airport Codes
IATA code: CVG

PO Box 752000, Cincinnati,
OH 45275-2000, USA

Tel: +1 (0) 859 7673151
Fax: +1 (1) 859 7673080

CVG Arrivals today

Take note on Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Arrivals

The city is served by Cincinnati / North Kentucky International Airport. It is the hub for Delta Airlines and DHL Aviation but also the headquarters Frontier Airlines. The airport remained one of the largest airports in the United States until 2008. Delta Air Lines operated over 75 percent of Cincinnati airport arrivals. Some nearby airports are Covington and KY.


The CVG airport arrivals are made by:

  • American Eagle
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Air Canada
  • Branson Air Express
  • Allegiant Air
  • Frontier Airlines
  • United Express
  • Breeze Airways

The main charter CVG flight arrivals operating are currently Bahamasair, Ultimate Air Shuttle, Apple Vacation, and Vacation Express.

Destinations at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport

The busiest domestic Cincinnati arrivals currently include:

The major international Kentucky flight arrivals that are directly in connection are the following:

Terminal CVG Airport

There is a single terminal and two Concourses at the airport, with 50 gates in total for all Cincinnati flight arrivals. Both are islands and can be reached only by underground movement. Concourse A consists of 22 gates and Concourse B consists of 28 gates. All international visits without prior permission are handled at Concourse B for CVG arrivals. The Delta Sky Club is also available.

Terminal map


When you experience arrivals at the airport you will collect your luggage at Mid-Level. After baggage claim you could walk directly to Ground Transport East or West. Another option is the Rental Car Center.


Cincinnati Airport General Arrival Procedure


Mobile check-in, web check-in and counter-check-in options can be provided to passengers travelling with Cincinnati airport arrivals. At each terminal, self-test check-in counters are available with some airlines offering to reduce airport counter traffic.

Ground Transportation at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport
  • Directions to Oxford Ohio: Get onto I-275 W. Continue on I-275 W to Harrison. Take Exit 1 from I-74/US-52 W. Take California Rd and OH-732 N to your destination in Oxford.
  • Directions to downtown Cincinnati: Get on I-275 E and continue on I-275 E. Take I-71 N to Second St W in Cincinnati. Take the I-71 N exit. Take Elm St to W 4th St to arrive downtown.

Many ways to reach Cincinnati and other parts of the larger Metro region are available after CVG airport arrivals.

Taxis and Ride Share: Taxis are provided for the transport of passengers from the Door 5 near baggage claim with a 24-hour service. You must be careful to book cars that are accessible to the disabled beforehand. Lyft and Uber are currently licensed two right-of-way operations with Kentucky airport arrivals.

Public Transportation: Buses run from the east side of the baggage compartment to North Kentucky International Airport from Cincinnati and Kentucky cities. North Kentucky Bus services operate from the east and run from Kentucky towns with Cincinnati arrivals. The service is offered daily at one-way rides from 5 am to midnight for $1.50.

Whenever visitors go into the high metro area, there are additional ways once in the city. Another option to get between downtown Cincinnati Riverside and the historic Over-the-Rhein District is on the Cincinnati Bell Connector Streetcar.

Car Rental: Where in the past you had to take a shuttle bus to the CVG Rental Car Center, this is now part of the terminal. The pick up and drop off is now also within walking distance. After arrival you can now travel much faster after baggage claim. The Car Rental Center is located at Ground Transport West. All counters for registration or administration are on the first floor. All rental cars are spread over different floors, depending on which agency you book a car determines where you need to be. Some car rental companies: Hertz, Alamo, Sixt, Budget, Thrifty, Enterprise, Avis and a few others.


As you can see in the picture, there are several options for parking your car. Please note that you can only pay by credit card.

  • Valet Parking: leave the car near the terminal. This costs $30 per day.
  • Premium Reserved Parking: this is possible in the large garage in front of the terminal. With a daily rate of $22 you can park on C level at rows 28-29. Walk quickly into the terminal where you are directly at ticketing level.
  • General Parking: this is also in the garage but on all other floors/locations. This is slightly cheaper at $18 per day. This is a perfect short term parking option.
  • ValuPark: a little further afield with a daily rate of $11. There is a shuttle to/from Ground Transport West.
  • Economy Lot: This long term parking is the cheapest option at $9. A free shuttle is also offered here. See the location in the image below.

CVG Arrivals parking map

Other Facilities

The Cincinnati / North Kentucky International Airport (CVG) has many amazing facilities when having CVG flight arrivals:

  • The collection of CVG sky shops contains everything that is important to travelers, then something like aircraft items, books, magazines, snacks, donations, sundry and Cincinnati souvenirs.
  • Visitors at Cincinnati, North Kentucky International Airport are not hungry or thirsty for one of the best food and beverage vendors to consider. There are many places after your Kentucky flight arrivals to choose from.
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access is available in all gates and in the ticket area and package claim area.
  • There is a CVG Airplane Viewing Area (AVA) off Donaldson Road east of the airport. This space is open from 8 in the morning until 10 in the evening. There are picnic tables and a play area for small children.

The Airport supports more than 47,000 jobs directly and indirectly. The on-site 5/3 bank branch offers complete banking services including currency exchange to dozens of different countries.

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport passenger statistics

In 2005 there were still more than 22 million passengers. After the bankruptcy of Delta, many flights were canceled in the following years. In 2019 there were still 9 million passengers, but in the pandemic this has fallen even further in 2020 to 3.6 million CVG arrivals. Last year were 6,3 million passengers at the airport.


The hotel just in front of the Cincinnati Airport terminal is DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. This 3-star hotel not only has an excellent location but also facilities such as a swimming pool, fitness and bar. A free airport shuttle is also available. The hotel also gets very good reviews in Google and on Another option is to stay just north of the airport in a hotel around Petersburg Rd near Comfort Suites Cincinnati Airport or Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Cincinnati Airport, KY. East there are also a few options and many more in Cincinnati South area.