Richmond International Airport (RIC)
Facilities and Services
(Richmond, Virginia - VA, USA)
Richmond International Airport (RIC) is a gateway to Virginia, handling millions of arriving and departing passengers every year.
It is a modern facility that is continually being improved upon and is now the busiest airport in the state. The single terminal building serves eight major American carriers and is easy to navigate.
There are cash machines on both floors of the terminal as well as a lost and found service and a selection of shops and restaurants.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +1 804 236 3260
The Richmond Metropolitan Convention and Visitor's Bureau is located on the upper level of the terminal building and staff here can provide information on Richmond and its surroundings during office hours. There is also an airport information desk. Some useful numbers include:
Main Switchboard - +1 804 226 3000
Emergency - +1 804 226 0001
Airport Paging - +1 804 226 3056
Lost and Found - +1 804 226 3056
TDD - +1 804 226 3056
Teleconferencing Center - +1 804 222 1227, ext. 11
Parking Services - +1 804 236 4030
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
Richmond International Airport (RIC) is not overrun with shopping options yet it has a good choice nonetheless. You will find a Hudson News store in the central Departures atrium on the upper level as well as in each of the Departures concourses. There is also confectionery stores dotted around the terminal, but there are no duty-free options.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
Options for eating at Richmond International Airport are in the form of cafés and snack bars, which are all located on the upper level. The excellent Richmond Café Bar can be found on the upper level atrium area along with Jake's Coffeehouse, while various snack bars are available on both concourses.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
Full banking services are available at the BB&T branch of Virginia Bank, which is located in the main atrium on the ground level, while ATM machines are situated on both levels and in the lobbies of the parking garages.
Business and Conference Facilities
Richmond International Airport (RIC) comes equipped with a teleconferencing center, which has commendable business facilities including telephones, fax machines and free Internet access. The center is located on the lower level of the terminal building and comes complete with a conference room. In addition, Wi-Fi Internet access is available on the upper level to those with enabled laptop computers.
Essential passenger facilities are also in place for passengers who are physically disabled, wheelchair-bound or hard of hearing. Ramps and elevators are conveniently located and restrooms have been adapted, along with telephones; porter assistance can also be requested.