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CAE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CAE / KCAE
Airport Name: Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Location: West Columbia (near Columbia), South Carolina, United States
GPS Coordinates: 33°56'20"N by 81°7'9"W
Area Served: Columbia, South Carolina
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 236 feet (72 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE):

  • The airport was built in the 1940 as Lexington County Airport.
  • Columbia Metropolitan Airport is the main commercial airport for Columbia and the Midlands region of South Carolina.
  • Since 2000 the airport has tried to recruit low-cost carriers, but has been unable to maintain those services.
  • Because of Columbia Metropolitan Airport's relatively low elevation of 236 feet, planes can take off or land at Columbia Metropolitan Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) has 2 runways.
  • Passenger service was begun by Delta Air Lines which has served Columbia for over 70 years.
  • The furthest airport from Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,508 miles (18,520 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The closest airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is Jim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport (CUB), which is located only 7 miles (12 kilometers) ENE of CAE.
  • The airport is a hub for UPS Airlines and was a hub for Air South, a former low-cost carrier.
  • In 1941 the airport came under formal military control and an immediate program began to turn the civil airport into a military airfield.
  • Columbia Metropolitan Airport handled 1,027,699 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Columbia Metropolitan Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Columbia Metropolitan Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
17.44 miles (11.98 km) ENEJim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport (CUB)Columbia, South Carolina, United StatesView Jim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport on a map Set CUB as destination Airport Get more information about Jim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport
218.29 miles (29.44 km) EMcEntire Joint National Guard Base Marine Corps Auxiliary Airfield CongareeCongaree Army Airfield (MMT)Eastover, South Carolina, United StatesView McEntire Joint National Guard Base Marine Corps Auxiliary Airfield CongareeCongaree Army Airfield on a map Set MMT as destination Airport Get more information about McEntire Joint National Guard Base Marine Corps Auxiliary Airfield CongareeCongaree Army Airfield
336.50 miles (58.74 km) SSEOrangeburg Municipal Airport (OGB)Orangeburg, South Carolina, United StatesView Orangeburg Municipal Airport on a map Set OGB as destination Airport Get more information about Orangeburg Municipal Airport
437.14 miles (59.76 km) EShaw Air Force Base (SSC)Sumter, South Carolina, United StatesView Shaw Air Force Base on a map Set SSC as destination Airport Get more information about Shaw Air Force Base
538.14 miles (61.38 km) WSWAiken Municipal Airport (AIK)Aiken, South Carolina, United StatesView Aiken Municipal Airport on a map Set AIK as destination Airport Get more information about Aiken Municipal Airport
639.66 miles (63.83 km) NEWoodward Field (CDN)Camden, South Carolina, United StatesView Woodward Field on a map Set CDN as destination Airport Get more information about Woodward Field
743.61 miles (70.19 km) ESumter Airport (SUM)Sumter, South Carolina, United StatesView Sumter Airport on a map Set SUM as destination Airport Get more information about Sumter Airport
849.52 miles (79.69 km) SSWBarnwell Regional Airport (BNL)Barnwell, South Carolina, United StatesView Barnwell Regional Airport on a map Set BNL as destination Airport Get more information about Barnwell Regional Airport
962.15 miles (100.02 km) WSWDaniel Field (DNL)Augusta, Georgia, United StatesView Daniel Field on a map Set DNL as destination Airport Get more information about Daniel Field
1062.50 miles (100.59 km) SWAugusta Regional Airport at Bush Field (AGS)Augusta, Georgia, United StatesView Augusta Regional Airport at Bush Field on a map Set AGS as destination Airport Get more information about Augusta Regional Airport at Bush Field
1163.22 miles (101.75 km) WNWGreenwood County Airport (GRD)Greenwood, South Carolina, United StatesView Greenwood County Airport on a map Set GRD as destination Airport Get more information about Greenwood County Airport
1265.56 miles (105.51 km) ENEHartsville Regional Airport (HVS)Hartsville, South Carolina, United StatesView Hartsville Regional Airport on a map Set HVS as destination Airport Get more information about Hartsville Regional Airport
1375.55 miles (121.58 km) SSELowcountry Regional Airport (RBW)Walterboro, South Carolina, United StatesView Lowcountry Regional Airport on a map Set RBW as destination Airport Get more information about Lowcountry Regional Airport
1481.67 miles (131.44 km) ENEFlorence Regional Airport (FLO)Florence, South Carolina, United StatesView Florence Regional Airport on a map Set FLO as destination Airport Get more information about Florence Regional Airport
1582.65 miles (133.01 km) NWSpartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport (SPA)Spartanburg, South Carolina, United StatesView Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport on a map Set SPA as destination Airport Get more information about Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Columbia Metropolitan Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Columbia Metropolitan Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,507.99 miles (18,520.27 km) WMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,489.32 miles (18,490.22 km) WBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,471.13 miles (18,460.96 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
411,463.08 miles (18,448.00 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
511,458.75 miles (18,441.03 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
611,450.26 miles (18,427.36 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
711,444.86 miles (18,418.67 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
811,439.14 miles (18,409.46 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
911,437.64 miles (18,407.05 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,428.77 miles (18,392.77 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1111,397.57 miles (18,342.56 km) WSWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
1211,385.19 miles (18,322.65 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1311,377.54 miles (18,310.33 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1411,360.48 miles (18,282.87 km) WKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1511,357.61 miles (18,278.25 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport