John Glenn Columbus Airport lies 6 miles outside of Columbus, Ohio. Called Port Columbus Airport until recently, it is the main passenger airport of central Ohio, a state located in the most eastern part of the Midwest and bordering Lake Erie.
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Best time to book a flight to Port Columbus Airport
Columbus boasts a temperate climate and has comfortable springs and falls. Summers can be hot, but there are a host of outdoor activities to enjoy in the area at this time. Winters can be cold and snowy.
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Airlines that fly to Port Columbus Airport
There are close to a dozen airlines that fly to and from John Glenn Airport. Here’s a few of the most popular:
- Southwest Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
- American Eagle
What to expect when arriving at Port Columbus Airport
Once you arrive at John Glenn Columbus Airport, you can take an AirConnect bus straight to the Greater Columbus Convention Center or one of several downtown hotels. There is also bus service via Line 7 to downtown and Line 23 to the Easton and Eastland Malls.
Taxis and car service are also available. Try renting a car from one of the many vendors on the ground floor of the airport parking garage.
Facilities at Port Columbus Airport
John Glenn Columbus Airport has a number of conveniences for the traveler on the go. A Brooks Brothers in Concourse B can help you recover from wardrobe mishaps, and The Scoreboard offers all manner of Ohio State merchandise for fans of the hometown Buckeyes. There are also a number of art displays, including the famous sculpture Brushstrokes in Flight by Roy Lichtenstein.
What to see and do in Columbus
This capital of Ohio is the largest city in the state and accordingly has much to offer to visitors. There are several festivals that occur throughout the year, such as the Ohio State Fair which is one of the largest of its kind in the country. Juneteenth Ohio, occurring over Father’s Day weekend, is one of the more notable African-American festivals of the United States. There are also dozens of conventions that meet in the expansive Greater Columbus Convention Center.
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