The most popular airport for people traveling in and out of Athens is Port Columbus International Airport. However, there are smaller airports that are closer, as you will see listed below.

Transportation to and from Port Columbus International Airport:

Take GoBus – Athens new transportation initiative, operating twice daily round trips between Athens and Columbus for only $10 each way. Info and details.

Athens Airport Express offers daily shuttle service to and from Athens and Port Columbus by reservation. Check rates and make your reservation today .

Athens Airport Shuttle offers daily service to and from Athens and Port Columbus by reservation. Check rates and make your reservation today or call 740-592-0490.

Taxi Service:
TABS Taxi and Airport Services – 740-594-8294.
Athens Green Cab – 740-594-7336 or click HERE
Liberty Mobility Now – 1-888-78-LIBERTY (1-888-785-4237) or click
** At just $1.25/mile, plus $1.10 booking fee, our service is one of the most affordable you will find to the airport. Available on demand or booked ahead of time. **


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Port Columbus International Airport

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Location: 4600 International Gateway, Columbus

Phone: 614-239-4000

Centrally located in Ohio with a diverse mix of air carriers, Port Columbus International Airport is the airport of choice for millions of passengers each year.


Gallia-Meigs Regional Airport

Location: 200 Upper River Rd, Gallipolis, OH 45631

Phone: 740-446-9004

40 miles from Athens
50-min. drive to Athens


Jackson County Airport

Location: 1800 Keystone Station Rd, Jackson, OH 45640

Phone: 740-286-0137

44 miles from Athens
55-min. drive to Athens


Mason County Airport

Location: 1 Airport Rd, Point Pleasant, WV 25550

Phone: 304-675-7765

40 miles from Athens
50-min. drive to Athens


North Central West Virginia Airport

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Location: 2000 Aviation Way Bridgeport, WV

Phone: 304-842-3400

North Central West Virginia Airport is a joint-use public and military airport located one nautical mile northeast of the central business district of Bridgeport.

Expect great things at the North Central West Virginia Airport. Don’t be surprised to find quick check-ins, free accessible parking and convenient baggage claim. Business and leisure travelers alike appreciate the door-to-door air service which makes getting to your destination quicker and easier than ever before.


Vinton County Airport Flyers

Location: 66285 Airport R, New Plymouth, OH 45654

Phone: 740-596-2588

33 miles from Athens
45-min. drive to Athens


Yeager Airport

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Location: 100 Airport Road, Charleston, WV

Phone: 304-344-8033

With competitive airfares to destinations throughout the world and nonstop flights to ten major cities, Yeager Airport strives to make the travel experience convenient and hassle free. Convenient parking within walking distance of the terminal and security lines with short waiting times makes Yeager Airport one of the most passenger friendly airports in the nation. With service provided by American, Delta Air Lines, Spirit, United Airlines, and US Airways, you are just one stop from thousands of destinations worldwide.