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Jet into Columbus, Ohio

Located in the Midwest of the United States of America is the sprawling state of Ohio, with Columbus as its capital and largest city. Columbus ong of the biggest cities in the United States and is one of the most popular for business, technology, creativity and lifestyle in the country.


Youth and creativity

Columbus has one of the lowest average ages of any city in America, giving it a youthful, exuberant atmosphere. There is an energy and a buzz within the city, with plenty of events and festivals, a superb food scene and some great coffeehouses, bars and restaurants. You’ll love getting acquainted with Columbus and discovering all it has to offer.


Visit the North Market

Columbus’ North Market dates all the way back to 1876 and is the only public market in the city. There are more than 30 merchants here daily who offer a variety of fresh, local, authentic food and produce. This is where you can get a taste for some of the best street food Columbus has to offer.


Museums and more

Ohio’s capital is full of fascinating museums, galleries and other attractions, with activities perfect for families, couples, groups and solo travellers alike. First up should be a visit to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, voted as the number 1 place to visit by USA Travel Guide in 2009.

For art lovers, the Columbus Museum of Art has just added an extensive new wing and outdoor sculpture garden. Visit Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, a wonderful place where nature and art combine in their beautiful gardens with sculptures dotted throughout.


Delicious dining

There are plenty of fantastic restaurants serving up mouth-watering food in the heart of Columbus. Favourites include Mitchell’s Ocean Club, The Refectory Restaurant and Bistro, Lindey’s, The Melting Pot, The Guild House and Barcelona Restaurant.


Walk the Scioto Mile

The Scioto Mile is something of an oasis stretching along the riverfront and comprising of more than 170 acres of lush and gorgeous parkland in the centre of the city. It is made up of a system of parks, bikeways, pedestrian paths and boulevards and is the ideal place to escape the buzz of the city, especially in summer.

Within Scioto Mile visitors will find a massive 15,000 square foot interactive fountain, an outdoor climbing wall and the Scioto Audubon, an area that attracts many birds of prey. There are also a number of events that take place within the area throughout the year, including a jazz festival, festival of illuminations and more.


If you’re inspired to visit Columbus, let Chapman Freeborn handle your private jet charter requirements with safety, security and discretion. There are several airports close to Columbus – Bolton Field, Ohio State University Airport and John Glenn Columbus International Airport. We would be delighted to organise travel into or out of any of these airports according to your needs.