• Location

    Latitude: 
    33-56-19.8000N (33.938833)
    Longitude: 
    081-07-10.3000W (-81.119528)
    Elevation: 
    236.0 feet MSL (72 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    7.4 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    5 N.M. SW of Columbia, South Carolina
    Found On: 
    Charlotte Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASO
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    06/1942
    Control tower: 
    Yes
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/ALL/ALL
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZJX (Jacksonville)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SS-SR
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1236 feet (377 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    CAE
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Military Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No
    Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
    Class I
    ARFF Index: B
    Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
    Certification Date: 05/1973

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  47
    Multi Engine:  9
    Jet Engine:  28
    GA Helicopters:  1
    Gliders:  2

    Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2017)

    Total Operations:  53750
    Commercial:  11969 22.3%
    Air Taxi:  19651 36.6%
    GA Local:  4049 7.5%
    GA Itinerant:  16251 30.2%
    Military Aircraft:  1830 3.4%
  • Communications

    Unicom:  122.950
    Tower:  COLUMBIA
    119.5
    257.8
    Hrs: 24
    Clearance Del.:  119.75
    Ground:  121.9
    348.6
    Approach:  COLUMBIA
    124.15(110-289)
    133.4(290-109)
    285.6(290-109)
    338.2(110-289)
    Hrs: 24
    Departure:  COLUMBIA
    124.15(110-289)
    133.4(290-109)
    285.6(290-109)
    338.2(110-289)
    Hrs: 24
    ATIS:  120.15
    Hrs: 24
    ASOS:  (803-822-4168)
    EMERG:  121.5
    EMERG:  243.0

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Publicly owned: 
      MICHEAL GULA
      3250 AIRPORT BLVD, SUITE 10
      WEST COLUMBIA, SC 29170
      (803) 822-5017
      RICHLAND LEXINGTON
      3250 AIRPORT BLVD, SUITE 10
      WEST COLUMBIA, SC 29170
      803-822-5050
    • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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      Area Code: 803

      Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
      Columbia Aviation, Inc.
        
      822-8332, 800-321-3966 100LL, Jet A
      Eagle Aviation
        
      822-5583, 822-5564 maintenance
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    • Flight Service Stations

      Primary Alternate
      FSS on Field:  N
      FSS Name (ID):  Anderson(AND)
      Frequency: 
      Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
         
    • Instrument Procedures / Charts


      FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/24/18 to 0901Z 06/21/18.

      There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

      APD - Airport Diagram
      DP - Departure Procedure Charts
      HOT - Hot Spots
      IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
      MIN - Minimums
      STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
      Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
      Last Cycle
      APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SE-2
      HOT HOT SPOT SE-2
      IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 05 SE-2
      IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 11 SE-2
      IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 29 SE-2
      IAP ILS RWY 11 (CAT II - III) SE-2
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 SE-2
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 11 SE-2
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 SE-2
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 29 SE-2
      IAP VOR-A SE-2
      MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-2
      MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-2
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    • Maps

      Columbia - Columbia Metropolitan (CAE) Airport Terminal Map

      Columbia - Columbia Metropolitan (CAE) Airport Terminal Map - Overview
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      CAE Airport Sectional

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      CAE Airport Diagram

      Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) Diagram
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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near CAE

      Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
    • Nearby Airports with Fuel

      Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
      6.5 Jim Hamilton L B Owens Airport
      (CUB KCUB CUB)
      72 80 100LL, Jet A
      10.7 Lexington County At Pelion Airport
      (6J0)
      216 223 100LL
      22.6 Fairfield County Airport
      (KFDW FDW)
      1 9 100LL, Jet A
      31.7 Orangeburg Municipal Airport
      (OGB KOGB OGB)
      155 163 100LL, Jet A
      33.1 Aiken Regional Airport
      (AIK KAIK AIK)
      238 245 100LL, Jet A
      33.6 Saluda County Airport
      (6J4)
      268 275 100LL
      34.1 Newberry County Airport
      (KEOE EOE)
      310 317 100LL
      34.5 Woodward Field Airport
      (CDN KCDN CDN)
      52 60 100LL, Jet A
      38.1 Bamberg County Airport
      (99N)
      179 186 100LL
      48.8 Lancaster County-Mc Whirter Field Airport
      (KLKR LKR)
      15 23 100LL, Jet A
      49.2 Kirk Air Base Airport
      (T73)
      26 34 100LL
      50.1 Santee Cooper Regional Airport
      (KMNI MNI)
      114 122 100LL
      51.8 Union County, Troy Shelton Field Airport
      (USC 35A)
      330 337 100LL
      53.4 Laurens County Airport
      (KLUX LUX)
      309 316 100LL
      54.0 Daniel Field Airport
      (DNL KDNL DNL)
      238 245 100LL, Jet A-1+, MOGAS
      54.3 Augusta Regional At Bush Field Airport
      (AGS KAGS AGS)
      231 238 100LL, Jet A
      56.9 Hartsville Regional Airport
      (HVS KHVS HVS)
      60 68 100LL, Jet A
      57.1 Allendale County Airport
      (KAQX AQX)
      187 194 100LL, Jet A
      58.5 Jaars-Townsend Airport
      (N52)
      18 26 100LL
      60.7 Huggins Memorial Airport
      (58J)
      78 86 100LL
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL CAE NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of CAE

      NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

      Locations (ICAO):
      Buffer (Both Sides):
      NM
      Include:
    • Ratings & Reviews

      Columbia Metropolitan Airport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Columbia Metropolitan Airport
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      International Routes Served
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      On-time Performance
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Centers
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Airport Website (information & tools)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Availability of Internet Connectivity
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Wireless Internet Access
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      General Facilities ATM Locations
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Public Telephones
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restrooms
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Architecture
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Terminal Layout
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Seating Areas
      • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Children Play Areas
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Geographic Location
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Claim Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Handling
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Comfort
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Security Lines
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Parking Pricing
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Public Transport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Car Rental
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Taxis
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    • Remarks

      A33-14/32 STANDING WATER AFTER HEAVY RAIN.
      A81-APT ACTVT LIRL RY 14/32 - CTAF.
      A81-BCN ACTVT ROTG BCN - CTAF.
      E111 ARPT EXISTED PRIOR TO 1958

    • Runways

      CAE Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 14/32 is 3090 ft (942 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach:

      CAE Airport Runway Details

      Runway 14/32  3090 ft x 150 ft (942 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Turf - Excellent condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Low Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 14

      Runway 32

      Elevation: 
      0 0
      Latitude: 
      34-08-20.2139N 34-07-55.9311N
      Longitude: 
      079-55-28.2457W 079-55-05.9038W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      142 322
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      None None
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREES TREES
      Object Height: 
      82 66
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      258 158
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      125 ft. right of centerline 136 ft. right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      No No
      Touchdown Lights: 
      No No
      Centerline Lights: 
      No No
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 14/32  3090 ft x 150 ft (942 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Turf/G -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 14

      Runway 32

      Elevation: 
      0 0
      Latitude: 
      Longitude: 
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      0 357
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

    • Services

      Airframe Repair: 
      None
      Powerplant Repair: 
      None
      Bottled Oxygen: 
      None
      Bulk Oxygen: 
      None
      Fuel Available: 
      100LL
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Hangars and tiedowns available

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