Media Access to CMH

Media access


Media are welcome in public, pre-security areas of the airport terminal without prior authorization, as long as reporting does not interfere with normal airport operations. Requests for interviews with Airport Authority personnel should be directed to:

Communications & Public Affairs

Media Parking

South Pad Parking Area on Arrivals Level:

  • From International Gateway, follow signs for Arrivals (lower level)
  • Stay in right lane when approaching the terminal (height restriction 12 feet)
  • Turn right at first drive into the unmarked lot; right before the fenced pet area
  • Get vehicle inspected by traffic attendants by calling 614-239-4029 

Vehicle must be inspected upon arrival or be subject to towing if left unattended. In emergency situations, immediate vehicle inspections may not be available. If unable to wait for an inspection, use alternate parking.

Other media parking options

No vehicle inspection required. Exact locations and rates may be found on our Parking Options page.

Long-term garage
Height restrictions:
Level 6 = 9 feet
Levels 3, 4 & 5 = 8 feet

Short-term garage
Height restriction:
All levels = 7 feet

Blue, Red & Green shuttle lots
Height restriction:
11.5 feet