|WORLD AREA CODE||37|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||CAE|
LAT / LON 33°56'19"N / -81°-7'-10"W
Station ID: KCAE
Observation Time: 19/03/2021 8:20 am
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About Columbus Air Force Base Airport Code
Columbus Air Force Base code is CBM. This three-letter IATA code has been derived from the name of the base itself. Located at a height of 66 meters above sea level, Columbus Air Force Base (CBM) is operated by the US Air Force.
About Columbus Air Force Base (CBM)
Columbus Air Force Base (CBM) is nestled in the heart of Mississipi. Established in 1944, it is home to the 14th Flying Training Wing, which is an essential part of Air Education and Training Command (AETC).
It was previously known as Kaye Field. However, people would often confuse it with Kay Field nearby so the authorities renamed it Columbus Air Force Base. The base has undergone many renovations ever since and has eventually evolved into an important facility from the country’s defence point of view. After a short spell of deactivation post World War II, the base got back to regular operations during the Korean War.
Columbus Air Force Base (CBM) Runways
Columbus Air Force Base (CBM) is serviced by three runways:
13C/31C : 3,659 m concrete
13L/31R: 2,439 m concrete
13R/31L : 1,930 m concrete
Nearest Airports Columbus Air Force Base (CBM)
Golden Triangle Regional Airport: 25 miles
Tupelo Regional Airport: 57 miles
Meridian Regional Airport: 109 miles
Northwest Alabama Regional Airport: 115 miles
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport: 132 miles
Units based at the Columbus Air Force Base (CBM)
Nineteenth Air Force
14th Comptroller Squadron
14th Operations Group
14th Operations Support Squadron
14th Student Squadron
|05-23||8,001 ft||150 ft||Partially concrete, asphalt or bitumen-bound macadam||Yes|
|11-29||8,601 ft||150 ft||Asphalt||Yes|