Infant formula lands at Rickenbacker

An air shipment containing 85,000 tins or approximately 1.85 million 8-ounce bottle equivalents of Bubs Australia infant formula was flown into Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) from Melbourne, Australia as part of Operation Fly Formula.Offering a geographic advantage and speed to market, Rickenbacker has proven to be a vital global gateway for goods when they are needed most.With this shipment, Rickenbacker upholds its reputation as an important national asset, having also ... [+]

Improved runway at LCK opens amid global supply chain crunch

The primary runway at Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) is now open after completing upgrades that will better serve the expanded operations of the world's largest freighter aircraft, such as the Boeing 747-8F regularly flown by Cathay Pacific, Cargolux and other air carriers.At over 12,000 feet in length, Runway 5R-23L is ... [+]

LCK welcomes 500th passenger-freighter since start of pandemic

In a feat of innovation, strength and flexibility, the team at Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) welcomed its 500th passenger-freighter on April 1. Rickenbacker is one of the few non-passenger hub airports to accommodate these unique cargo-only flights, which began as a solution to decreased travel and increased air freight ... [+]

New Rickenbacker pharmaceutical facility

The Columbus Regional Airport Authority (CRAA) has announced plans to develop a new air cargo pharmaceutical handling facility at Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK). The roughly $1.5 million project is being assisted with a $600,000 JobsOhio grant as part of the Ohio Site Inventory Program. "With the addition of this specialized product ... [+]

Rickenbacker and Korean Air Partnership

In partnership with global airfreight forwarders and Korean Air Cargo, Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) recently became the world’s only airport serving Korean Air Cargo’s new fleet of cargo-converted passenger aircraft. In these uncharted times, Korean Air Cargo has boldly initiated new nonstop cargo service between Seoul, Korea and Columbus, Ohio. The passenger ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo marks five years of cargo flights to Columbus

Emirates SkyCargo has completed five years of cargo flights to Rickenbacker International Airport, Columbus, successfully connecting businesses and facilitating trade from the US mid-west region to the rest of the world. The air cargo carrier originally commenced freighter flights to Columbus in May 2015 with a once weekly service which was ... [+]

Rickenbacker’s Upgraded Animal Transport Facility Benefits Livestock Industry Logistics

Rickenbacker International Airport's recently renovated animal transport facility enhances the convenience and personal service offered to the logistics and agricultural industries. The extensive project included a wide range of upgrades to maximize operational efficiency and ensure animal safety. The facility recently earned U.S. Department of Agriculture status as both a certified ... [+]

John Glenn International, Rickenbacker experience success, strong growth in 1st half 2017

Supported by a thriving regional economy, new air service announcements and airport developments, passenger and cargo volumes at John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) increased significantly year-to-date over 2016. “Passenger and air freight carriers are capitalizing on the dynamic opportunities that continue to arise in the ... [+]

Columbus cargo services thrive in 2016

International cargo traveling through Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) increased 16% over 2015. “Thanks to the thriving Columbus Region economy and numerous collaborative partners, including our dynamic air carriers, we’re connecting Ohio with the world in more ways than ever before,” said President & CEO Elaine Roberts, A.A.E. Cargo represents Rickenbacker’s ... [+]

Morrison Express Launches Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) Service Offering

Morrison Express has launched a new service at the cargo-only Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Lockbourne, Ohio. Located just 10 miles from downtown Columbus, the LCK facility serves as a central hub for many of fashion, electronics, and retail's biggest names. LCK’s strategic location allows for more timely and cost-effective ... [+]

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