Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport


Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Alternate name
Greater Cincinnati Airport
Greater Cincinnati International Airport
Built during WWII as a practice field for B-17 Bombers, the Greater Cincinnati Airport was first used commercially in January of 1947. American Airlines, Delta and Trans World Airlines (TWA) were the first commercial carriers to fly out of the Greater Cincinnati Airport. (Salmons, Stephanie)
Although the airport is located in the Hebron area of Boone County, Nathaniel Riddell agreed to sponsor the airport as long as Kenton County provided the funding. (Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky)
Has beginning
Jan 1947
Bibliographic citation
Salmons, Stephanie. "CVG was originally military training field," Boone County Recorder, January 10, 2013, page A1.

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