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Columbus Airport

Columbus Airport (IATA code: CSG), serves Columbus, the third largest city in Georgia. Columbus Airport is a small airport and is owned and operated by the Columbus Airport Commission and was formally known as Columbus Metropolitan Airport.

The airport originally opened as a facility to provide a airmail service the Columbus area. A modern two-story terminal was completed in 1991 to enable commercial operations.

Today, one carrier, Delta Connection/ ExpressJet, provides commercial routes to the city.


The Airport just 3 miles from downtown Columbus.


Facilities Include:

Food and Shopping: The airport is home to an array of eating options, from full-service restaurants to coffee shops and food takeaway outlets. There is also a gift shop for picking up last-minute gifts and tax-free shopping.

Additional amenities and services include free WiFi access throughout the airport terminal, ATM machines. There is also a Columbus Convention & Visitor Center, and Conference Room.

TSA PreCheck is available at the airport. Find out more about fast-tracking through security with TSA PreCheck here.

Lounges Include:

There are no lounges available at Georgia's Columbus Airport.


The airport has two asphalt runways: 6/24 is 6,997 by 150 feet (2,133 x 46 m) and 13/31 is 3,997 by 150 feet (1,218 x 46 m).


delta connection plane in sky

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The airport has a passenger terminal complex which consists of two buildings. The airport has seven airline gates.

Where do I check-in?

Passengers should check-in at the terminal ticket counters. There are also two self-service kiosks. A boarding pass or an e-ticket receipt is required to pass through security screening.

Airlines that fly to Columbus

Only one carrier, Delta Connection, currently offers commercial flights to/from the airport. The airline currently provides one regional route, flying to Atlanta, which is also in Georgia. For more information, including Delta's check-in times and baggage allowance, follow the link below:

Airline Destinations About
Delta Connection Atlanta Intentional Airport, Georgia Delta Connection is the regional airline brand name for Delta Airlines.

Delta flies from Columbus to Atlanta, where it has its largest Hub.

The flight between Columbus and Atlanta takes about 50 minutes. From Atlanta, connections can be made onwards to destinations across America.

How to get to Columbus Airport

By Car

Columbus Airport offers two on-site parking options. The short-term parking is located adjacent to the terminal and enables passenger pick-ups, departures and arrivals centralized in one located conveniently located near to the airport. The long-term parking offers easy accessibility for travelers, there's no need to catch a shuttle service to access the terminal building.

By Car Rental

Columbus Airport has on-site car rental companies, with counters located on the ground level across from the Baggage Claim. Rental car return is located on the west side of the terminal.

By Bus

The Metra city bus route is located across from the Northwest corner of the Airport on Airport Thruway with the pickup outside Wal-Mart.

By Taxi

Taxi services are available 24 hours at the east end of the terminal past baggage claim area.