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Hopkins International Airport

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Hopkins International Airport is an airport located approximately ten miles southwest of Cleveland, Ohio.

Named after former City Manager William Hopkins, it was founded in 1925 - the first municipally owned airport in the United States. The airport has been the site of many airport firsts - the first airfield lighting system and the first air traffic control tower - both in 1930 - and the first U.S. airport to be connected to a rail mass transit system - in 1968.

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport handled 10,555,387 passengers in 2003. The airport is hub to Continental Airlines and has the IATA Airport Code CLE.

It is a major hub for both Continental Airlines and its regional carrier Continental Express.

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Terminal and Layout

The airport has one main terminal which is divided into Concourses A, B, C, D. Concourse D is a separate terminal that is connected from the main terminal by an underground tunnel. Concourse D is mainly occupied by Continental Express.

Concourse A

Concourse B

Concourse C

  • Continental Airlines (Baltimore/Washington, Boston, Denver, Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood, Ft. Myers, Houston/Intercontinental, Las Vegas, London/Gatwick, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, New York/LaGuardia, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, San Juan, Seattle/Tacoma, Tampa, and Washington/Reagan)
  • Continental Express (Albany, Albuquerque, Allentown/Bethlehem, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore/Washington, Boston, Buffalo, Burlington, Charlotte, Chicago/Midway, Chicago/O'Hare, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky (Covington, KY), Columbus, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Dayton, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Harrisburg, Hartford, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Knoxville, Lexington, Long Island/Islip, Louisville, Madison, Manchester, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Montreal, Nashville, New York/Kennedy, Norfolk/Southern Virginia, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Providence, Raleigh/Durham, Richmond, Rochester, San Antonio, St. Louis, Syracuse, Toronto, Washington/Dulles, and White Plains)
  • Northwest Airlines (Detroit and Minneapolis/St. Paul)
  • Pinnacle Airlines dba Northwest Airlink

Concourse D

Transit connections

As noted above, Hopkins International Airport is connected to Cleveland's mass transit system. Passengers can board Red Line trains at the airport terminal.

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