Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)
History, Facts and Overview
(Cincinnati, Ohio - OH, USA)
Located on flat farmland in Boone County, Cincinnati's airport opened in 1944 at a cost of over $2 million. Complete with a single terminal and basic facilities, Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport was officially inaugurated in October 1946, attracting a crowd of more than 30,000.
Gradual growth was experienced over the next three decades until 1979, when passenger figures soared and Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) quickly became a major international hub, which today supports in excess of 50,000 Tri-State jobs and plays an important part of the local economy.
The main facilities at the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport include three Laptop Lane business centers with workstations and cubicles, wireless Internet access, branches of First Third Bank, a quiet chapel area, executive Delta Crown rooms and various US Portal Service mail boxes. Also onsite at Cincinnati Airport are lightweight luggage carts, smoking lounges, a soft-play CVG Kidsport area for children and around 80 different places to eat out and shop.
Amongst the most popular shops at Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport are Brooks Brothers, Creative Kidstuff, Hudson AeroMart, InMotion Entertainment, Toto, Travel Mart and the River's Edge Gallery, where artists from all over the Tri-State exhibit their work. Passengers is need of food and beverage will be able to head to Gas Light Baking, Moe's Grill & Bar, Peet's Coffee & Tea, Sbarro, Starbucks and Wolfgang Puck, amongst other eateries.