|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|
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.
Can I use the Wi-Fi facility at the airport?Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
What facilities are available at the airport for me?The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
Which department should I get in touch with at the airport to report the loss of articles?You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
Do I need to carry something to claim the lost property?Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
Can I avail medical facilities at the airport?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.
Who should I contact if my baggage is missing at the destination airport?Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
Can I carry medicines to the airport?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.
Who should I contact if I found any unattended item at the airport?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.