Ranked #2 in the world for airports serving 5 to 10 million passengers per year
ERLANGER, Ky. (March 18, 2016) — The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport continued its strong performance in the annual SkyTrax World Airport Awards. The 2016 awards conference was held this week in Cologne, Germany. The World Airport Awards are a global benchmark of airport excellence, and widely known as the Passengers Choice Awards.
CVG is the 2nd highest rated airport in the United States and placed 32nd among the World’s Top 100 Airports. CVG was also recognized in six other categories including:
– Ranked #2 for Best World Airport Serving 5 – 10 Million Passengers Per Year
– Ranked #2 for Best Regional Airport in North America
– Ranked #3 for Best Airport (Overall) in North America
– Ranked #3 for World’s Best Domestic Airport
– Ranked #4 for World’s Best Regional Airport
– Ranked #5 for Best Airport Staff in North America
“We are honored to be placed among the world’s best airports,” said Candace McGraw chief executive officer, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. “This type of recognition validates the hard work and dedication to customer service the employees at CVG strive to deliver every day.”
“For the sixth consecutive year, CVG has proven itself to be a top-performing global airport,” said J. Michael Schlotman, Kenton County Airport Board Chairman. “Providing high quality customer service along with a consistently safe and positive travel experience are our top priorities. The recognition received from the World Airport Awards is a tribute to the men and women of CVG who work to make this happen every day.”
Skytrax’ awards are based on 13.2 million passenger surveys conducted in 555 airports around the world. The survey measures 39 elements in the airport travel experience including check-in, security, border clearance processes, comfort, efficiency, signage, transportation availability, passenger amenities and friendliness. It is the world’s largest independent, airport-customer satisfaction survey.
CVG offers more nonstop flights than any airport in the region, including direct international service to Paris, Toronto, Cancun, Montego Bay and Punta Cana. CVGairport.com is your travel planning resource with flight status, security wait times, parking availability and weather. CVG is one of three global super-hubs for DHL, and a top 10 cargo airport in North America. CVG is the only airport in the country to receive Safety Act Designation and Certification from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), giving the airport the highest level of protections under the Act.