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Navigating Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Whether it’s your first time at Hopkins Airport or it has just been awhile, we have you covered when it comes to navigating your way-from arriving to ticketing! Michele Dynia, Communications Manager for Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, walks you through the process in the videos below.




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Farewell To Director Ricky Smith

City of Cleveland Director of Port Control, Ricky Smith has been a huge asset in the community. Below you can see an episode of “This Is How We Do It” with Director Smith detailing what his job has entailed. Director Smith is moving on to a new endeavor. TV20 wishes him all the best of luck in his new adventure:

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Cleveland Hopkins Unveils Final Terrazzo Floor Artwork Piece

By: Catrina Leone

Its emerald necklace covers the city with lush green foliage; its lake provides spectacular views with sailboats dotting the horizon while providing life-giving water for the city. Cleveland is literally green from all angels-this is how artist Mark Rook describes his terrazzo floor art piece, which was unveiled by Mayor Frank Jackson and Airport Director Ricky Smith.


This piece is entitled Green Utopia and is the last of seven terrazzo floor art pieces installed throughout the four concourses and main terminak at Hopkins Airport. It is located across from gate A5 in Concourse A.

Airport Director Ricky Smith stated, ” The unveiling of the final floor art piece brings an end to the terrazzo floor art project which has been a true labor of love. Each piece represents various elements of the city of Cleveland and we are proud of all the hard work that was put into this project by all the artists and contractors.”


Green Utopia artist Mark Rook was one of more than 25 Northeast Ohio artists that responded to the call for artists issued back in 2009. The first floor art piece was completed in May 2011.

“As a Cleveland artist/designer, I am honored to be a part of the revitalization of the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.”, Mark stated. His piece represents sustainability in such a great way! Mark has over 20 years of experience in the graphic design field, serving as a Graphic Designer and Creative Director for Cleveland-area publishing, health care and consumer products companies.

This is a great addition to Cleveland and are definitely sticking with the theme : GO GREEN! Stay tuned to TV20 foe more on this story and others in our area!

Hopkins Airport Director Responds To The Shooting At LAX

By: Catrina Leone, intern




Cleveland Hopkins Intermational Airport Director Ricky Smith responds to the tragic shooting at LAX. “We’re deeply saddened by the events that took place at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this morning. The safety and security of passengers as well as our employees is always a priority. We will continue to take appropriate security measures to sensure the safety of anyone in our terminal.”


Airport Director Ricky Smith
Airport Director Ricky Smith

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