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 demand during the pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, passenger aircraft served as a critical component of the air freight system, ... [+]

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 ... [+]

New Air Traffic Control Tower for Rickenbacker

Air cargo, passenger and military flights are now taxiing down Rickenbacker International Airport’s runways under the guidance of air traffic controllers operating out of the industry’s newest air traffic control tower. “After more than eight years of planning and a year of construction, the state-of-the-art structure is helping Rickenbacker keep up ... [+]

Rickenbacker Sees Significant Success in 2015

Rickenbacker International Airport enjoyed strong success in 2015 and is poised for even greater things in 2016, reports officials at Columbus Regional Airport Authority. “Significant increases in cargo activity, a new international market and new facilities to accommodate growth will only add to the impressive economic impact cargo and logistics already ... [+]

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