Columbus Regional Airport Authority (Franklin County)

Last Updated: June 4, 2022, 1:54 pm

Also see the TRACON listings for FAA approach/departure frequencies common to the greater Columbus area.

www.radioreference.com/apps/db/

Aero Enroute frequencies are listed under the airport at which that airline operates.

Bolton Field is used by general aviation aircraft only.

Frequencies

John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH)

Airport Operations
Ohio MARCS-IP: Multi-Agency Radio Communications
Project 25 Phase I
All CRAA airport operations are on this system.
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
855.11250WPQI445 RM 023 DPL CMH 1 Backup terminal radio system FM Law Tac
858.71250WQHG497 RM 023 DPL CMH 2 Backup terminal radio system FM Fire-Tac
858.71250WQHG497 RM 025 DPL LCK 1 Rickenbacker alternate radio system FM Multi-Tac
Aviation - Air Traffic Control
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
118.20000 BM CMH FINAL Radar Approach AM Aircraft
353.90000 BM CMH FINAL Radar Approach AM Aircraft
132.70000 BM CMH TWR Tower VHF AM Aircraft
257.80000 BM CMH TWR Tower UHF AM Aircraft
127.52500 BM CMH TWR Tower VHF spare AM Aircraft
121.90000 BM CMH GND Ground VHF AM Aircraft
348.60000 BM CMH GND Ground UHF AM Aircraft
135.07500 BM CMH GND Ground VHF spare AM Aircraft
126.30000 BM CMH CLNC DEL Clearance Delivery AM Aircraft
124.60000 B CMH ATIS Automatic Terminal Information System (ATIS) AM Aircraft
135.92500WLB7 B CMH AWOS Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) AM Aircraft
122.95000 BM UNICOM Unicom AM Aircraft
Aviation - Aero Enroute (ARINC)
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
120.90000 BM Chautauqua Chautauqua maintenance AM Aircraft
129.20000KQM3 BM American American Airlines AM Aircraft
129.35000KRB9 BM ARINC ACARS ARINC Common (any airline may use) AM Aircraft
129.52500 BM SW Deice Southwest de-icing AM Aircraft
129.60000KRP6 BM Delta Delta CMH ops AM Aircraft
129.67500WHM9 BM Limited Limited Services (Limited Brands) CMH ops AM Aircraft
130.10000KRN7 BM US Airways US Airways CMH ops AM Aircraft
130.12500WDE7 BM Southwest Southwest CMH ops AM Aircraft
130.50000WPTU475 BM US Airways US Airways CMH ops AM Aircraft
130.52500KOR2 BM Continental Continental / Air Ontario CMH ops AM Aircraft
130.80000WPYU263 BM Natwd Ins Nationwide Insurance CMH ops AM Aircraft
130.82500WPSP339 BM AEP Air Ops American Electric Power CMH ops "Kilowatt Base" AM Aircraft
130.85000KVY2 BM 130.850 Unknown (also used by America West ops at Dayton) AM Aircraft
130.92500KCQ9 BM NW Airlink Northwest Airlink CMH ops AM Aircraft
131.07500KUE8 BM United United / United Express / Air Canada CMH ops AM Aircraft
131.15000WRK3 BM Amer Conn American Connection (Chautauqua) CMH ops AM Aircraft
131.25000WJB7 BM Northwest Northwest CMH Ops AM Aircraft
131.50000KGN6 BM Amer West America West/Midwest Connect CMH ops AM Aircraft
131.52500KKE4 BM Continental Continental CMH ops AM Aircraft
131.80000WXI8 BM Southwest Southwest (airport unknown) AM Aircraft
131.85000KZJ8 BM Delta Conn Delta Connection (Chautauqua) CMH ops AM Aircraft
Fixed Base Operators
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
122.77500 BM CMH DEICING CMH Deicing Pad Operations AM Aircraft
122.87500KET3 BM NETJETS Net Jets AM Aircraft
129.62500KXN63 BM MILLIONAIR Million Air AM Aircraft
131.35000WSH46 BM LANE AV Lane Aviation AM Aircraft
152.43500KB39842 RM CC 1
TG 150
SL 1
LANE OPS Lane Aviation operations DMR Business
460.65000WPWY235 M 71.9 PL NETJ OPS 1 NetJets operations primary FM Business
460.75000WPWY235 M NETJ OPS 2 NetJets operations FM Business
465.75000WPWY235 M NETJ OPS 3 NetJets operations FM Business
Airline Ground Operations
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
462.06250WQKX996 RM CC 1
TG 1001
SL 1
AA Ramp DMR American Airlines Ramp DMR Business
460.67500WNCA627 RM 516 DPL AA Ramp American Airlines Ramp FM Business
460.77500 RM 114.8 PL AA Ops American Airlines FM Business
462.50000WPQJ640 RM 203.5 PL AA Maint American Airlines Maintenance FM Business
935.15000WPMD318 RM 743 DPL USAir Ramp America West/US Airways Ramp FM Business
460.82500WRC376 RM 115 DPL DL Ramp Delta Airlines Ramp FM Business
460.80000WPGJ829 RM 162.2 PL NW Ramp Northwest Airlines Ramp FM Business
461.15000WPEE425 RM CC 7
TG 10
SL 1
SW Ramp Southwest Airlines Ramp DMR Business
460.72500WXJ533 RM CC 2
TG 101
SL 2
UAL Ramp United Airlines Ramp DMR Business

Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK)

Airport Operations

LCK Maintenance and Airport Operations can be heard on the County trunked system. Primary law enforcement duties are the responsibility of the CRAA Police Department, with most runs outside Airport property handled by Franklin Co SO as mutual aid. Fire/EMS runs outside the AOA are handled by Hamilton and Madison Townships, with LCK ARFF as first responder. Ohio Air National Guard security personnel patrol the Air Guard cantonment.

Ohio MARCS-IP: Multi-Agency Radio Communications
Project 25 Phase I
Airport Operations and RANGB Fire/Crash use Ohio MARCS-IP for most communications.
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
413.40000Federal RM 127.3 PL 121 FIRE Fire/Crash primary FM Fire Dispatch
413.32500Federal RM 97.4 PL 121 ADMIN Fire/Crash secondary/admin FM Fire-Tac
413.25000Federal RM 88.5 PL 121 GRND Fire/Crash to ground control FM Military
858.71250WQHG497 RM 025 DPL LCK ALT Airport maintenance/operations FM Public Works
Aviation - Air Traffic Control
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
120.05000KEI7 BM LCK TWR Tower VHF AM Aircraft
348.40000 BM LCK TWR Tower UHF AM Aircraft
125.27500KEI7 BM LCK GND Ground VHF AM Aircraft
275.80000 BM LCK GND Ground UHF AM Aircraft
132.75000KDN7 B LCK AWOS Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) AM Aircraft
273.50000 B LCK AWOS Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) AM Aircraft
Aviation - Aero Enroute (ARINC)
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
128.85000KBO5 RM DHL Enroute DHL Enroute AM Business
129.10000WQBC289 RM ACARS ARINC ACARS data AM Data
129.42500KME4 RM UPS Ops United Parcel Service AM Business
129.82500WWU6 RM Lane Av? Probably Lane Aviation AM Business
131.92500KKJ5 RM FedEx Ops Federal Express AM Business
Fixed Base Operators
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
122.95000 UNICOM Lane Aviation (Unicom) AM Aircraft
Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base

Base Fire/Crash and Security use UHF government frequencies, although Fire/Crash now operate on the Franklin County 800 MHz public safety system.

The home unit at Rickenbacker is the 121st Air Refueling Wing (ARW) of the Ohio Air National Guard. There are two sub Air Refueling Squadrons (ARS) of the 12st ARW, both of which fly the KC-135R "Stratotanker":

145th Air Refueling Squadron "TAZZ"
166th Air Refueling Squadron "SLUFF"

The base also hosts various Ohio Army National Guard units.

FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
34.15000 BM Oh ANG Tac Ohio ANG Tactical FM Military
34.20000 BM Oh ANG Tac Ohio ANG Tactical FM Military
36.70000 BM Fox Mike Army National Guard Helicopters FM Military
41.00000 BM Oh ANG Tac Ohio ANG Tactical FM Military
46.75000 BM Nat Guard Tac National Guard Tactical FM Military
49.00000 BM Nat Guard Tac National Guard Tactical FM Military
56.80000 BM 121 ARW TAC 121st ARW Tactical FM Military
123.07500 BM NGuard Helo National Guard Helo Ops AM Military
123.09000 BM 121st ARW Op 121st ARW Ops AM Military
142.60000 BM 121st ARW Op 121st ARW Ops AM Military
228.80000 BM ARNG 228.8 National Guard Helo Ops AM Military
238.80000 BM CARDCALL 121st ARW Command Post "CARD CALL" AM Military
240.90000 BM OANG Ops National Guard Ops AM Military
252.10000 BM 121stARWRefu 121st ARW Refueling Ops AM Military
286.20000 BM RICK OPS 121st ARW Aircraft Ops AM Military
295.40000 BM Base Ops Base Operations AM Military
311.00000 BM ACC CP NGard ACC CP Primary AM Military
311.30000 BM PUSH 4 National Guard Ops AM Military
321.00000 BM ACC CP Sec ACC CP Secondary AM Military
406.36250Federal RM 100.0 PL 121 CMND Command post FMN Military
407.16250Federal RM 103.5 PL 121 OPS Maintenance and Base Ops FMN Military
407.26250Federal RM CSQ Base Ops Unknown FMN Military
407.50000Federal RM 103.5 PL 121 SEC2 RANGB Security secondary FMN Security
407.73750Federal RM CSQ Unknown Unknown FMN Military
411.73750Federal RM 71.9 PL 121 SEC1 RANGB Security primary FMN Security
413.22500Federal RM 77.0 PL 121 AMXS 121st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron FMN Military
419.55000Federal RM 179.9 PL Military Unknown FMN Military

Bolton Field (TZR)

Aviation - Air Traffic Control
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
128.10000KQO7 BM CSQ TZR TWR Tower/CTAF AM Aircraft
121.80000KQO7 BM CSQ TZR GND Ground AM Aircraft
122.95000 BM CSQ UNICOM Unicom AM Aircraft
135.92500WLB7 B CSQ TZR AWOS Automatic Weather Observation Service AM Aircraft
Fixed Base Operators
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
123.30000WZL6 BM BOLTON FS Bolton Flying Service AM Aircraft