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Flying in and out of Cleveland Hopkins Airport


Cleveland Hopkins Airport is located about 30 minutes outside of downtown Cleveland, on the city's southwest side.
Cleveland Hopkins Airport, Cleveland Ohio

Arriving at Cleveland Hopkins Airport

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Established in 1925, Cleveland's airport was the first municipally-owned airport in the United States. Still owned by the city, it is the 34th busiest airport in the country and serves over 12 million passengers each year with 320 flights to 80 destinations.

Among the airlines serving Cleveland Hopkins Airport are: (Click on the links for reservations and flight information.)Parking:
Cleveland Hopkins Airport operates short-term and long-term parking lots on the airport grounds. In addition, there are several parking companies located withing a couple miles of the airport, which operate 24-hour shuttles to and from the airport. Learn more about Cleveland airport parking.

Airport Security
All passengers departing Cleveland Hopkins Airport must be screened by security personnel. The function is handled by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The airport advises passengers to leave their luggage unlocked (so it may be searched) and to arrive at least 90 minutes in advance of their flight. Extra time may be needed for passengers using a wheelchair or those with small children. For more information on security and wait times, see www.tsa.gov.

Customs Information:
All passengers arriving from outside of the United States must pass through US Customs and Border Patrol. For more information on current customs regulations, see www.cbp.gov.

Ground Transportation
Taxis, limousines, airport hotel shuttles, and shuttles to rental car agencies are located outside of the baggage claim area in the lower level of Cleveland Hopkins Airport. Rental car agencies include: Avis, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty, and Dollar.

In addition, Cleveland Hopkins Airport is connected to the red line of the RTA mass transit system, which connects the airport with downtown and University Circle.

Airport Information:
For information on flight on-time arrival and departure times, visit the Cleveland airport flight information guide.
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