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Airport Details

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  • 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 September 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

    Airport Status: 
    Operational
    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 09/13/18 to 0901Z 10/11/18.

      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 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 KCAE NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of KCAE

      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

      A11 AIRPORT DISTRICT.
      A110-1 FEE FOR COMMERCIAL ACFT OVER 15000 LBS.
      A110-12 HELIPAD H1 LOCATED NORTH OF TAXILANE E, EAST OF TWY E3.
      A110-13 DUE TO PROXIMITY AND RY ALIGNMENT AIRCREWS HAVE MISTAKEN CUB (RY 13/31) FOR CAE (RY 11/29) WHICH IS 6 MILES NE.
      A110-2 OPERATION OF ULTRALIGHT VEHICLES PROHIBITED.
      A110-5 SPORTS COMPLEX WITH NUMEROUS FLOOD LGTS APRXLY 6500 FT FROM APCH END RY 11.
      A110-6 NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE: NO TURNS BLO 1000 FT FOR TURBINE ENGINE ACFT UNLESS DIRECTED BY ATC.
      A110-9 ACFT LNDG WITH EXPLOSIVES OBTAIN PPR FM ARPT OPS 803-822-5050.
      A31-05/23 RY 5 200 FT BY 200 FT BLAST PAD.
      A31-11/29 RY 11 220 FT BY 400 FT BLAST PAD; RY 29 220 FT BY 400 FT BLAST PAD.
      A33-05/23 RY 05/23 CENTER 75 FT IS CONCRETE, ENTIRE LENGTH OF RY.
      A49-11 ALSF2 ALSO OPERS AS SSALR.
      E111 ARPT EXISTED PRIOR TO 1958.
      E147 TPA FOR TURBO PROP ACFT: 1800 FT AGL.

    • Runways

      CAE Airport Runway Summary

      Runways: 05/23: 8001 ft (2439 m)
      11/29: 8601 ft (2622 m)
      H1: 50 ft (15 m)
      Longest Runway: 11/29 is 8601 ft (2622 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach: 05, 11, 29

      CAE Airport Runway Details

      Runway 05/23  8001 ft x 150 ft (2439 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/16/2012
      Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Excellent condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
      Runway Pavement Class:  87 /R/B/W/T
      Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  100.
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  200.
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  355.0
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  675.

      Runway 05

      Runway 23

      Elevation: 
      228 207
      Latitude: 
      33-55-42.6896N 33-56-38.9871N
      Longitude: 
      081-07-26.2796W 081-06-19.5385W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      45 225
      ILS Type: 
      ILS
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Good Good
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREE
      Object Height: 
      0 45
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 1575
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      100 ft. left of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Touchdown Touchdown
      Approach Light System: 
      1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
      REIL: 
      Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      No No
      Centerline Lights: 
      No No
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      73 69
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 209
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 1000
      Threshold Latitude: 
      33-56-31.9492N

      Threshold Longitude: 

      081-06-27.8833W
      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      8001 8001
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      8001 8001
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      7001 8001
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      7001 7001

      Runway 11/29  8601 ft x 150 ft (2622 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/16/2012
      Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Excellent condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
      Runway Pavement Class:  90 /R/B/W/T
      Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  72.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  225.
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  409.0
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  700.

      Runway 11

      Runway 29

      Elevation: 
      229 210
      Latitude: 
      33-56-38.9316N 33-56-17.3945N
      Longitude: 
      081-08-15.9131W 081-06-37.1559W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      105 285
      ILS Type: 
      ILS ILS
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Good Good
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      100 ft. left of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
      Approach Light System: 
      Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. II or III Config. 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
      REIL: 
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Yes No
      Centerline Lights: 
      Yes Yes
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      59 57
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      8601 8601
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      8601 8601
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      8601 8506
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      8601 8506

      Helipad H1  50 ft x 50 ft (15 m x 15 m)
      Runway Length Source:  OWNER as of 03/05/2002
      Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Excellent condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Perimeter lights (for helipads 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: 

      Helipad H1

      Elevation: 
      236 0
      Latitude: 
      33-56-19.8000N
      Longitude: 
      081-07-10.3000W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      0 0
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      None
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Fair
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      100 ft. left of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      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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