Port Columbus

A newly released study says changing Port Columbus' name to John Glenn Columbus International Airport will cost an estimated 775 thousand dollars in new signs.

In-flight instructions used by astronaut John Glenn during his historic 1962 Mercury 6 spaceflight have been sold at auction.

The Columbus Regional Airport Authority is considering adding more parking at Port Columbus to handle a near-record number of passengers.

A commuter airline says it will lay off 161 workers at Port Columbus and close the airport maintenance facility.

State lawmakers are considering a bill changing the name of  Port Columbus to John Glenn International Airport.

A historic preservation group has named 16 sites in a dozen counties that are most endangered for reasons such as demolition, abandonment and neglect.

Mike Foley

The Central Ohio Transit Authority this week opened a new bus line that provides direct service to Port Columbus from the downtown area. 

Authorities are investigating a near miss between a passenger jet and a model airplane near Port Columbus last night.

The Columbus Regional Airport Authority says passenger traffic at Port Columbus rose in February as compared with the same month a year ago.

Ohio Public Radio

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made a brief campaign stop at Port Columbus yesterday.

Plans are in the works for a new bus route between Port Columbus and downtown.


Discount carrier Frontier Airlines plans to launch direct flights in from Port Columbus to Orlando, Las Vegas, Philadelphia and Denver in May and June.

Historic preservation groups and the Columbus Foundation are teaming up to repair the roof of the original Port Columbus terminal and control tower.

The U.S. Department of Transportation says the average airfare at Port Columbus was over 411 dollars in the fourth quarter, a 4.1 percent increase from the same period a year ago.

Renovations to the terminal at Port Columbus are wrapping up as officials plan for a major expansion project.

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's economic development task force has released a report with proposals aimed at making Port Columbus a centerpiece of future regional growth.

More people flew out of Port Columbus last year. 

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police say the officers who shot and killed a knife-wielding attacker at Port Columbus last week may have stopped a hijacking.

Records show police responded frequently to disturbances in the past year at the local apartment complex of the man shot by officers at Port Columbus Wednesday after he lunged at an officer with a knife.

Columbus police have identified the knife-wielding man shot and killed by airport police at Port Columbus yesterday as 41-year-old Hashim Hanif Ibn Abdul-Rasheed.

Columbus police have yet to release the identity of the knife-wielding local man shot and killed by two officers at Port Columbus Wednesday afternoon.

Transportation Security Administration officials at Port Columbus say they found a loaded handgun in a passenger's carry-on luggage yesterday.

United Airlines says it will lay off 100 workers at Port Columbus on October 1st.

Bomb Threat Found On Plane At Port Columbus

Nov 19, 2013

A threatening note found in the restroom of an at Port Columbus led to the evacuation of the plane yesterday.

Travelers will see a new look at Port Columbus.

Columbus Regional Airport Authority officials report a decline in passenger traffic last month at Port Columbus.

Port Columbus officials will open a new south runway today.

Passenger traffic at Port Columbus fell by 1.6 percent in April, the eighth consecutive monthly decline.

A Franklin County judge has ruled Dallas-based Capital Partners may purchase the Hampton Inn and Hilton Garden Inn hotels near Port Columbus for nearly 17 million dollars.

The Transportation Security Administration says full-body scanners will be removed from Port Columbus by the end of March.