Air Freight Carriers

International, domestic and charter carriers

Whether you're moving goods across the country or around the world, Rickenbacker International Airport offers scheduled international and domestic freight service in partnership with the world’s premier carriers.

Scheduled international service

The most premier international carriers in the industry provide scheduled import and export services at Rickenbacker — offering you worldwide access through their extensive global networks and freight hubs in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


Scheduled frequency




3x weekly
Thursday, Friday

From HKG with outbound service to Europe through LUX



Cathay Pacific

4x weekly
Sunday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, Friday

To and from HKG

Cathay Pacific Cargo


Emirates Sky Cargo

3x weekly
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

To and from Dubai with European traffic rights (BRU)

Emirates Sky Cargo


3x weekly
Tuesday (2x), Saturday

From Colombo, Sri Lanka (CMB) to LCK and back through the UK (EMA) and the Middle East (AUH)

Trinity Logistics
to EMA, UK, Germany

Etihad Cargo
to AUH and Etihad/IAH

Scheduled domestic service

FedEx and UPS have been fueling the growth of the air freight industry in the Columbus Region for decades, offering several flights daily from Rickenbacker International Airport to optimize supply chain capabilities.

The FedEx and UPS Rickenbacker advantage:

  • Combined total of 46 scheduled, weekly frequencies
  • Service to U.S. hubs in Memphis, Newark, Indianapolis, Louisville and Chicago
  • Support for the retail distribution and express package market in Central Ohio
  • Cut-off times up to 11 p.m. for area shippers make the overnight network 

UPS air cargo 
Tracy Smith, North Central Account Manager

FedEx air cargo

Charter service

Because Rickenbacker's location is within a one-day truck drive to nearly half of the U.S. population and one-third of Canada's, shippers can meet the speed of business by capitalizing on our ability to handle charter flights with virtually any aircraft. 

Antonov Airlines
Atlas Air
Centurion Cargo
Ethiopian Cargo Airlines
IFL Group
Interjet West (no website available)
Kalitta Air
Kalitta Charters
Lynden Air Cargo
Magma Aviation
National Air Cargo
Qatar Cargo
Singapore Cargo Airlines
USA Jet Airlines
Volga-Dnepr Airlines