Potential Supplier Info
To register as a vendor to do business with the Columbus Regional Airport Authority, please follow this link.
How We Buy
The Authority solicits quotes, or informal and formal bids, proposals and statements of qualifications for goods and services needed on a regular basis. There may be one or multiple deliveries required. The notice of solicitation may be posted on the Authority website or the appropriate Authority department may perform the solicitation.
The solicitation notices for formally advertised construction design projects and construction projects exceeding the bid threshold adjusted on January 1 of every even numbered year by the Ohio Department of Commerce (as of January 1, 2016 bid threshold is $114,779), are posted on the Authority’s website. In addition construction solicitation notices may also be published in the Columbus Dispatch.
The Authority also purchases directly from State of Ohio, City of Columbus, Franklin County and other cooperative contracts.
The Authority also purchases directly from a variety of State of Ohio and other cooperative contracts.
Listed below are public procurement organizations the Columbus Regional Airport Authority participates:
- National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP)
- Central Ohio Organization of Public Purchasers
- Airport Purchasing Group
Invoice Payment Procedures
The Authority has an invoice approval process that provides appropriate accountability with a minimal number of required approvers to generate payments quickly and efficiently. Absent any other terms and with an accurate invoice, the Authority typically provides payment within 30 days.
View the matrix of contact information here
Visit the business diversity page.
The CRAA has partnered with Prism Compliance to create a database of vendors who would like to do business with the Columbus Regional Airport Authority. The primary goal of this program is to create an elevated familiarity with a diverse base of local businesses, including small and minority owned firms. If you would like to register to do business with the CRAA, please follow this link.
If your firm’s discipline falls under architectural/engineering services, a Supplier & Consultant Information form should be completed in place of registering above. Please click here for the Supplier & Consultant Information form.