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Port Columbus (CMH) and Rickenbacker (LCK) International Airport Regulations

Lyft is available at Port Columbus (CMH) and Rickenbacker (LCK) International Airports. As long as you follow a few simple ground rules, you're in the clear for both pickups and drop-offs.


Review Airport Regulations Do’s & Don’ts

Drivers on the Lyft platform are responsible for knowing and following all airport regulations. As a driver, you must follow the rules listed below in order to avoid receiving administrative citations from CMH and LCK Airports.


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Port Columbus (CMH) Airport

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Pickups

  • Pick up passengers from the designated ride share pickup location at Arrivals. Use the 4th lane from the terminal.
  • Do not wait or circle back at the airport if the passenger is delayed.

Drop-offs

  • Drop off passengers at Departures at the passenger’s carrier of choice.
  • As soon as you've dropped off your passenger, press 'Tap to drop off' in your app and exit airport property. Wait to rate your passenger until you've left the airport.

Waiting for Requests

  • Wait for passenger requests at the TNC Staging area at the West Green Parking Lot.
  • Make sure you have your Lyft emblem displayed.
  • Address: 3156 E. 17th Avenue.
    • Traveling Eastbound on 670, take exit 9 for Johnstown Rd.
    • Traveling on 270 take exit 35 for US 62 toward 670/Airport/Gahanna.

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Rickenbacker (LCK) Airport

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Pickups

  • Pick up passengers from the curbside area on John Circle Drive.
  • Do not wait or circle back at the airport if the passenger is delayed.
  • Exit the airport via Alum Creek Drive.

Drop-offs

  • Drop off passengers along the curbside area on John Circle Drive, at the passenger’s carrier of choice.
  • As soon as you've dropped off your passenger, press 'Tap to drop off' in your app and exit airport property. Wait to rate your passenger until you've left the airport.
  • Exit the airport via 6th Street.

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Lyft Emblem

Keep your Lyft emblem displayed and visible at all times while giving Lyft rides.

If you are giving a non-Lyft ride at the airport, make sure to remove your emblem before entering airport property.

If you’ve been approved to drive, you should receive your Lyft emblem within a couple weeks. Didn't receive one? Let us know and we’ll look into it. In the mean time, you may print your own temporary emblem.

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If You're Approached by an Airport Authority

Authorities at the airport may approach you and ask you for a waybill.

The waybill allows law enforcement officials to see information about your current or most recent ride.

To access your waybill, follow these steps:

  1. Go to your Dashboard*.
  2. Tap Waybill in the left side menu.

*Access your Dashboard either through the left panel menu in the Lyft app, or by going to lyft.com/drive in a web browser.

Waybill

If you run into any trouble, reach out to our Support team. We're here to help 24/7.

CMH and LCK Airports will issue administrative citations to drivers who do not follow these rules. You are responsible for paying any tickets you receive for violating airport rules and regulations.

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