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Columbia Metropolitan Airport Code CAE

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 29170

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 33°56'19"N / -81°-7'-10"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: KCAE
Observation Time: 30/04/2021 3:28 am

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About Columbia Metropolitan Airport Code

Columbia Metropolitan Airport code is CAE. Located at a height of 72 meters above sea level, Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is a public airport that serves the Columbia and Midlands region. 

About Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

Nestled in the heart of the city of Cayce like a glowing star, Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is a hub of cultural confluence and economic development. It serves as a regional cargo hub for UPS Airlines as well. 

Before being a cargo hub for UPS Airlines, this facility also served Air South. It is one of the busiest airports in the country with more than 57,284 aircraft operations. Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) started operations way back in 1965 and was designed by Heyward, Woodrum, Fant & Associates Ltd. 

The airport has undergone many renovations ever since. It attracts tourists from all over the world and its competitive airfare ensures its fans the smartest travel choice they can ever think of. 

Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) Runways

Spread across an area of 2,600 acres, this facility is flanked by two world-class runways and a helipad. 

Runways: 5/23 (asphalt/concrete), 11/29 (asphalt)

Helipad: H1 (Concrete)/50 meters in length

Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) Terminal

Designed by Heyward, Woodrum, Fant & Associates Ltd., Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) has undergone renovations several times. As a result, this facility has now evolved into a state-of-the-art facility featuring gift shops, restaurants, bars, wireless internet, and several other offices. 

Nearest Airports to Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

Augusta Regional Airport at Bush Field: 74 miles

Florence Regional Airport: 96 miles 

Charleston International Airport: 102 miles 

Charlotte Douglas International Airport: 103 miles

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport: 107 miles 

Major Airports Operating from Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

American Airlines 

American Eagle 

Delta Air Lines 

Delta Connection 

Silver Airways 

United Express

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
05-23 8,001 ft 150 ft Partially concrete, asphalt or bitumen-bound macadam Yes
11-29 8,601 ft 150 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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