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Encyclopedia > Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Columbia Metropolitan Airport
IATA: CAE - ICAO: KCAE
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Richland-Lexington Airport Commission
Serves Columbia, South Carolina
Elevation AMSL 236 ft (72 m)
Coordinates 33°56′20″N, 081°07′10″W
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 8,001 2,439 Asphalt/Concrete
11/29 8,601 2,622 Asphalt
Helipads
Number Size Surface
ft m
H1 50 15 Concrete

Columbia Metropolitan Airport (IATA: CAEICAO: KCAE) is the main airport for Columbia, South Carolina, located in the suburb of West Columbia. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Nickname: The Capital of Southern Hospitality, The Metro Location in Richland County, South Carolina Country United States State South Carolina Counties Richland and Lexington Mayor Bob Coble (D) Area    - City 346. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Runway 13R/31L of El Dorado International Airport, Bogotá, D.C. Aerial picture of a runway of Chennai International Airport, Tamil Nadu A runway is a strip of land on an airport, on which aircraft can take off and land. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... Base layer of asphalt concrete in a road under construction. ... Concrete is a construction material that consists, in its most common form, of Portland cement, construction aggregate (generally gravel and sand) and water. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35... West Columbia is a city located in Lexington County, South Carolina. ...


Historically, the airport served as the primary training site for crews learning to fly the United States Army Air Forces's B-25 during World War II. It has also served as the hub for the abortive low-cost carrier Air South and is currently a hub for United Parcel Service. Since the late 1980s, capital improvements have been undertaken, including a renovated and expanded terminal, a new parking garage, the lengthening of the runways, and better interstate access. The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) was a part of the U.S. Army during World War II. The direct precursor to the U.S. Air Force, the USAAF formally existed between 1941 and 1947. ... B-25 Mitchell, England, 2001 B_25 Mitchell was a twin_engined, medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation in the United States and used during World War II. By the time production of the plane ended, roughly 10,000 had been built, including PBJ_1 Navy Patrol Bomber and an F-10... Combatants Major Allied powers: United Kingdom Soviet Union United States Republic of China and others Major Axis powers: Nazi Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Harry Truman Chiang Kai-Shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead... Air South was a low-cost airline based at Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport. ... United Parcel Service Inc. ...


Airlines

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ExpressJet Airlines (NYSE: XJT) is a regional airline based in Houston, Texas, USA. It operates Continental Express services for Continental Airlines offering over 1400 daily departures to more than 152 cities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, and the Bahamas from hubs at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Newark... Delta Boeing 757-232 at Los Angeles International Airport in August 2003, showing the livery the airline instituted in 2000. ... Delta Connection is the name under which seven regional airlines operate feeding routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) (IATA: EV, ICAO: ASQ, and Callsign: Acey) [1] is an airline based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA flying to over 150 destinations as a Delta Connection carrier. ... Delta Connection is the name under which seven regional airlines operate feeding routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Chautauqua Airlines is an airline based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. It operates scheduled passenger services on more than 670 flights daily to cities in 30 states, Canada and the Bahamas, through feeder services under the names Delta Connection for Delta Air Lines, AmericanConnection for American Airlines, United Express for United... Delta Connection is the name under which seven regional airlines operate feeding routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... This article is about the US airline. ... Delta Connection is the name under which seven regional airlines operate feeding routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Freedom Airlines (IATA: F8, ICAO: FRL, and Callsign: Freedom Air) is a FAA Part 121 certificated air carrier operating under air carrier certificate number FDKA087K issued on April 1, 2002. ... Northwest Airlines is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota in the United States of America. ... Northwest Airlink is the name of Northwest Airlines commuter airline subsidiaries, flying turboprops and regional jets from Northwests domestic hubs in Minneapolis, Detroit, and Memphis. ... Pinnacle Airlines (IATA: 9E, ICAO: FLG, and Callsign: Flagship) (formerly Express Airlines I) is an American regional airline based in Memphis, Tennessee. ... Uniteds logo as seen at United hub Denver International Airport. ... United Express is a brand name under which nine regional airlines operate feeder flights for United Airlines from small markets to Uniteds domestic hub airports. ... Mesa Airlines (IATA: YV, ICAO: ASH, and Callsign: Air Shuttle), a subsidiary of Mesa Air Group, is a US airline headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona which operates flights as Air Midwest, United Express and US Airways Express. ... US Airways is an airline based in Tempe, Arizona, owned by US Airways Group, Inc. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several airlines which provide feederliner service for US Airways from smaller markets in the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas to its major stations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, New York Citys LaGuardia Airport... An AWAC Canadair Regional Jet prepares to depart to Madison, Wisconsin from Chicago OHare. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several airlines which provide feederliner service for US Airways from smaller markets in the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas to its major stations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, New York Citys LaGuardia Airport... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several airlines which provide feederliner service for US Airways from smaller markets in the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas to its major stations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, New York Citys LaGuardia Airport... Piedmont Airlines is a regional airline operating under the name US Airways Express for US Airways. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several airlines which provide feederliner service for US Airways from smaller markets in the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas to its major stations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, New York Citys LaGuardia Airport... PSA Airlines (IATA: n/a, ICAO: JIA, and Callsign: Blue Streak) is a regional airline based in Dayton, Ohio that flies under US Airways Express for US Airways. ...

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