Columbus is the fifteenth largest city in the United States, the largest city in Ohio and the states’ capital. Columbus is a city of varied cultures and rich history and is home to Battelle Memorial Institute, the world’s largest private research and development foundation as well as the Ohio State University.
Private Aircraft Accessibility to Airports in Columbus
Columbus is served by 25 individual airports within a 50 mile radius of the city. The most commonly used are the Port Columbus International Airport (CMH), the Bolton Field Airport (TRZ) and the Ohio State University Airport (OSU), all within a 10 mile radius.
Private Planes Available in Columbus
Our ever-growing fleet of charter aircraft currently includes a variety of luxurious and well-appointed private jets, including Bombardier, Challenger, Citation, Dassault and Gulfstream.
Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc. has a diverse selection of private charter jets that can accommodate anything from short flights with limited passengers to long range jets and up to 18 passengers.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Columbus
The city offers a variety of tours to suit any level of adventure. Some include a stroll through the Short North or the German Village, sightseeing tours of the Ohio Statehouse, Ohio Expo Center, Wexner Center for the Arts, the Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus Museum of Arts, Hocking Valley Scenic Railway and the Ohio State University Campus exhibits. For the genuinely adventurous, don’t miss the caving tour of the Olentangy Indian Caverns or the Columbus Zoo.
Columbus leaves little to be desired by outdoor enthusiasts. Surrounded by more than 15 parks, lakes and streams and teeming with wildlife, Columbus is the perfect location for any avid hunter or fisherman. Columbus offers a wide variety of outdoor sports including whitewater rafting, boating, kayaking, biking, and golfing.
With more than 1.7 million square feet of space, the Greater Columbus Convention Center can accommodate any size meeting, convention or trade show. The facility features the Battelle Grand, the largest multi-purpose ballroom in the state. The main floor has approximately 50,000 square feet with approximately 24,000 square feet on the mezzanine level and the option of five different configurations.
Tourists are entertained nightly with live music of all genres at various venues around town including Nationwide Arena, Huntington Park, The Basement, Southern Theatre, Newport Music Hall, Skully’s Music Diner, Columbus Commons and Lifestyle Communities Pavilion.
Although Columbus is not known for any specific cuisine, variety is abundant. German cuisine is served in the German Village; Somali restaurants can be found in the Cleveland Avenue area and seasonal and organic foods are more prevalent in the Short North Area. Restaurants favored by locals include Cap City, Spagio, SasiItalia, Northstar Café, Jack & Benny’s, Due Amici and Latitude 41.
Air charter transportation services are provided by Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc., a U.S. FAR Part 135 on-demand air carrier, or by other U.S. FAR Part 135 certificated on-demand air carriers arranged by Pentastar Aviation, LLC.