Transportation & Engineering

Transportation & Engineering

Lunken Airport

About Lunken Airport

Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport is a City-owned airport with three runways on the eastern side of Cincinnati.

Lunken Airport was permanently established in 1925 and formally dedicated in 1930.

Several corporations in the Cincinnati area use Lunken Airport for their corporate flights. Charter flights and sightseeing tours are also available.

Airport features include:

  • Full-service maintenance facility
  • Parallel runways
  • No queues
  • Rapid turnaround
  • Plane-side ground transportation
  • Rental cars and taxicabs
  • Full-service restaurant
  • Catering service
  • Pilot lounges
  • Meeting rooms
  • Major maintenance
  • Avionics
  • Airframe
  • Interiors
  • Paint shop
  • Power plant maintenance

Find out how to get to historic Lunken Airport from anywhere in the Greater Cincinnati area.


Lunken Airport is at the site of the first settlement in the Cincinnati area and went on to become the birthplace of American Airlines.

Charter Flights, Sightseeing Tours & Businesses

Lunken Airport is home to a variety of businesses, including sightseeing tours, charter flights and aircraft services.

Pilot Information

This page contains technical and operational data for pilots using Lunken Airport.

Noise Abatement
Noise Compatibility

Welcome to the Flying Neighborly, the official newsletter of the Cincinnati Municipal-Lunken Airport Noise Compatibility Study.

Flood Control Plan

The purpose of this procedure is to communicate to Lunken Airport staff, tenants, operators, and community members what actions need to be taken to protect health, safety, and property in the event of flooding from either the waters of the Ohio River or the Little Miami River.


Airport Administration Offices & Staff Contacts

Master Plan

Lunken Airport Master Plan Update

Lunken Airport Boards

Lunken Airport Oversight Advisory Board (LAOAB)
Lunken Airport Advisory and Users Committee (LAAUC)