Owned and operated by the Capital Region Airport Commission since 1975, Richmond International Airport has evolved into one of the most modern and well-equipped airports in the eastern United States. Located seven miles southeast of Richmond's central business district, within an hour drive of historic Williamsburg and a two hour drive from Washington, D.C., the Blue Ridge Mountains, and Virginia Beach, Richmond International Airport is the main hub to tourist attractions across Virginia.
Eight air carriers currently serve RIC offering nonstop flights to major domestic destinations and connecting service to points around the globe. More than 3.3 million travelers utilize RIC annually and that number continues to grow. In addition, RIC handles approximately 85 million pounds of cargo annually, utilizing its more than 100,000 square feet of warehouse/office space and 1,000,000 square feet of ramp space.