September Passenger Traffic Continues Upward Trend

Passenger traffic at Columbia Metropolitan Airport continues its growth trend with an 8.48% increase in departing passengers September year-to-date over the same nine month period in 2017. In the month...

Airport to Co-Host Small Business Event

Columbia Metropolitan Airport, in partnership with the South Carolina Airports Coalition, will host the 2018 Small Business Fly-In for DBEs, women-owned businesses, veteran-owned businesses and small local business enterprises. The...

Get Your REAL ID at CAE

Purchase your REAL ID at Columbia Metropolitan Airport on Wednesday, October 17 between 10 am - 2:30 pm. The SCDMV mobile office will be on-site in the Airport's Carolina Room...

Air Wisconsin Announces Crew Base at CAE

Air Wisconsin, a regional carrier for United operating as United Express, has announced plans to locate their newest flight crew base at Columbia Metropolitan Airport. The base is scheduled to...

SUMMER TRAFFIC GROWTH CONTINUES

COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN AIRPORT CONTINUES TO EXPERIENCE SUMMER TRAFFIC GROWTH May and June passenger traffic at Columbia Metropolitan Airport saw a 9% increase over the same months last year. May and...

The Richland-Lexington Airport District Announces New Executive Director

The Richland-Lexington Airport District Announces New Executive Director The Richland-Lexington Airport District has promoted Michael A. Gula, A.A.E., to the position of Executive Director of the Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)...

APRIL PASSENGER TRAFFIC UP 17.7%

Over 97,000 passengers used the Columbia Metropolitan Airport in April.  This represents a 17.7% increase in traffic over the 82,900 passengers who used the airport in April of 2017. Passenger...

AMERICAN AIRLINES DOUBLES AIRCRAFT SIZE ON DALLAS FLIGHTS

American Airlines will double aircraft size and seating capacity on its flights between Columbia Metropolitan Airport and Dallas / Ft. Worth this summer. Effective June 7th, American will replace 76-seat...

JANUARY AND FEBRUARY TRAFFIC UP 5.3% AT CAE

[caption id="attachment_6228" align="alignleft" width="257"] Delta Air Lines Boeing 717 departing CAE[/caption] Columbia Metropolitan Airport recorded a 5.3% increase in traffic over the first two months of 2018 as compared to...

New Airport Commission Chair and Vice Chair Named

[caption id="attachment_6202" align="alignleft" width="350"] Airport Commission Chairman James L. Whitmire[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6205" align="alignleft" width="350"] Vice Chairman Richard McIntyre[/caption]                        ...