Richmond International Airport

Richmond International Airport (RIC)


Richmond International Airport is a reasonably sized airport just a few minutes east of Richmond. It handles almost 200 flights each day and is the main airport used by passengers flying to central Virginia.

Richmond International Airport is a very user-friendly airport as it is easy to navigate and a friendly airport to fly through. It has a beautiful glass roof allowing passengers great views of the aircraft as they fly over, and also giving the airport an airy feeling.


The airport is situated seven miles (11km) southeast of Richmond.

Getting to the city

The Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) offers public buses to Richmond. Taxi, shuttle and limousine services are also available outside the baggage reclaim area.


GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).


Tel: +1 804 226 3000.

Car rental

Desks for rental car agencies are situated on the lower level of the terminal building. Represented are Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, National, Dollar, Thrifty and Hertz.

Airport Taxis

Airport Taxi, Galaxy Cab Co. and Richmond Flyer Taxi all operate at the airport and taxis are available from the first flight departure to the last flight arrival every day. Rates vary according to destination and taxi company.


A bank located in the main lobby on the ground floor offers full service banking including foreign currency exchange. Airport facilities also include ATMs, several bars, cafes and restaurants, shops, wifi, conference rooms, and a Visitor's Information Center.


The hourly lot charges $2 per hour, after the first hour which is free; the daily rate is $24. The daily lot charges $3 per hour, up to a daily maximum of $12. The economy lot is connected to the terminal via a free shuttle service and charges $1 per hour, up to a daily maximum of $7.

Departure Tax





Flights to Richmond International Airport can be booked on AirTran, American Airlines, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, United, US Airways and Air Canada.


Free wifi is available throughout the terminal.

Business Lounges

Open from 5am to 10pm, the business centre is the best place to go for all your business needs. It is fully equipped with workstations, meeting rooms, wifi and LAN connections.

Richmond International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.