Columbus Airport Guide to John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH)

Columbus Airport Terminal

Currently, Columbus Airport consists of a Main Terminal formed by three Concourses: Concourse A, B and C

All inbound and outbound flights of Columbus Airport are located in the Concourses.


Present & future

There is a project to build a terminal with new facilities in the future, starting in 2018. It is planned to move all the operations to the new terminal once it is completed.

The new terminal is going to have a new Car Rental Facility, a Ground Transportation Center, a Cell Phone Lot to pick up and drop off passengers quickly, an Hotel adjacent to the Terminal and a Parking or Open Space.



Columbus Airport Main Terminal has the following levels:

Lower level: This is the International Arrivals and Baggage Claim level. Services: Information desk, meditation room, flight and hotel information.

The International Arrivals is located close to the meditation room.

Upper level: This is the Ticketing level. Find in this level the check-in desks, along with services such as ATMs, USO Lounge, information desk, among others.

Access to the Concourse area by the separate security checkpoints for each one.



Columbus Airport Main Terminal has three Concourses: A, B and C.

See more information about them below:

- Concourse A: Gates from A1 to A7. Passengers may access to it from the southeast of the upper level of the Main Terminal.

It only hosts Southwest Airlines flights. Concourse A is equipped with food and drinks establishments as well as shops and services.

- Concourse B: Gates from B19 to B36. Passengers may access to it from both north and center of the upper level.

Gates B15-B18, B33 are currently no accessible. Gate B36 recently had its jet bridge removed.

It hosts flights of Air Canada, American Airlines, Spirit and United.

It has food and drinks establishments as well as services and shops.

- Concourse C: Gates from C46 to C56. Passengers may access to it by the southwest area of the upper level.

Like Concourses A and B, Concourse C has as well food, drinks, shops and services among the facilities. Concourse C hosts flights of the following airlines: Delta, Frontier, OneJet and Vacation Express.

Gate C46 is used for the international arrivals and connects with the immigration and customs in the Main Terminal.

International flights are seasonal and only managed by some airlines to Punta Cana, Cancun, Freeport or Toronto.



Find the services attached below at Columbus Airport Main Terminal:

- Information desk
- Free WiFi
- Meditation room
- Flight and hotel information
- ATMs
- USO Lounge
- Nursing room
- Restrooms
- Smoking area
- Pet Rest Area
- Currency exchange
- Shoe shine
- Food, drink and retail concessions

See more Services here.


Airport lounges

Columbus Airport Main Terminal is equipped with the Jake Brewer USO Lounge.

Location: Main Terminal, upper level, near Concourse C exit lane by the security checkpoint.

Exclusively for military use and free of charge for members of US military and their families. Services: Wi-Fi, TV, food, drink and press.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, from 11:00 am to 04:00 pm.