Visit the airport!
The Ohio State University has played an integral part in advancing the aviation field since 1917, while evolving into one of the nation’s premier aviation programs. Discover more about Ohio State’s aviation history on our centerpiece timeline wall, take in the buzz of activity from our comfy observation deck, explore unique aviation artwork in our gallery, be inspired by our vintage Piper Cub J-3, snap a photo with Barnstormer Brutus Buckeye and enjoy free popcorn and coffee in our vibrant, new terminal.
Plan your visit!
Location: The Ohio State University Airport 2160 West Case Road, Columbus, OH 43235
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 11 p.m., Saturday - Sunday 6:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Parking: Ample free parking is available in front of the airport terminal, with an adjacent overflow gravel lot for large events. A circle driveway allows for easy drop-offs at the front door.
Barnstormer Diner: On-site homestyle dining open until 2 p.m. daily. Click for more information and potential COVID-related schedule adjustments.
Facilities: A family/inclusive restroom and optional private lactation room are accessible on the first floor of the terminal.
Flight programs: Visit our Aviation Clubs webpage to click through club pages for various opportunities.
SELF-GUIDED TOUR OF THE KNOWLTON FLIGHT CENTER
Copies of this self-guided tour of the artwork, history and educational features of the Knowlton Flight Center are available in the NetJets Lobby. Or, click below to take a virtual tour.
Enjoy aviation-themed activity sheets!
- Scavenger hunt at the airport (print, then cut or fold in half for two sheets)
- Coloring page: aircraft with contrails (print, color, then tag us on social media!)
DON SCOTT TROT: 5K ON THE RUNWAY
The Don Scott Trot: 5K on the Runway is a signature event at The Ohio State University Airport. Participants enjoy the annual opportunity to be on grounds typically reserved for aircraft. This special event fosters awareness, unity and community pride in the airport. Read more about the exciting 2019 event and view photos here.