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KCAE Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Columbia, South Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 JULY 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: CAE
Lat/Long: 33-56-19.8000N / 081-07-10.3000W
33-56.330000N / 081-07.171667W
33.9388333 / -81.1195278
(estimated)
Elevation: 236 ft. / 71.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07W (2020)
From city: 5 miles SW of COLUMBIA, SC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 29170

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: ANDERSON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CAE (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: TPA FOR PROP ACFT IS 1000' AGL; TPA FOR TURBO PROP IS 1800' AGL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 120.15
WX ASOS: PHONE 803-822-4168
COLUMBIA GROUND: 121.9 348.6
COLUMBIA TOWER: 119.5 257.8
COLUMBIA APPROACH: 124.15(110-289) 133.4(290-109) 285.6(290-109) 338.2(110-289)
COLUMBIA DEPARTURE: 124.15(110-289) 133.4(290-109) 285.6(290-109) 338.2(110-289)
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 119.75
CLASS C IC: 124.15(110-289) 133.4(290-109) 285.6(290-109) 338.2(110-289)
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
WX ASOS at CUB (6 nm E): 119.675 (803-929-0665)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CAEr328/5.9COLUMBIA VORTAC114.7002W
MMTr281/15.8MC ENTIRE VORTAC113.2008W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MURRY110/6.536205WCA -.-. .-
WINNSBORO188/22.541407WFDW ..-. -.. .--
AIKEN064/32.734706WAIK .- .. -.-
ENOREE136/34.027805WEOE . --- .
SUMTER272/37.925207WSMS ... -- ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 8601 x 150 ft. / 2622 x 46 m
RY 11 220 FT BY 400 FT BLAST PAD; RY 29 220 FT BY 400 FT BLAST PAD.
Surface: concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 90 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 72.0
Double wheel: 225.0
Double tandem: 409.0
Dual double tandem: 700.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 33-56.648860N33-56.289908N
Longitude: 081-08.265218W081-06.619265W
Elevation: 228.7 ft.210.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 112 magnetic, 105 true292 magnetic, 285 true
Declared distances: TORA:8601 TODA:8601 ASDA:8601 LDA:8601TORA:8601 TODA:8601 ASDA:8506 LDA:8506
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)
ALSF2 ALSO OPERS AS SSALR.
MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 8001 x 150 ft. / 2439 x 46 m
RY 5 200 FT BY 200 FT BLAST PAD.
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
RY 05/23 CENTER 75 FT IS CONCRETE, ENTIRE LENGTH OF RY.
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 87 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 355.0
Dual double tandem: 675.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 33-55.711493N33-56.649785N
Longitude: 081-07.437993W081-06.325642W
Elevation: 227.5 ft.206.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 052 magnetic, 045 true232 magnetic, 225 true
Displaced threshold: no1000 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:7001 LDA:7001TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:7001
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: none45 ft. tree, 1575 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 50 x 50 ft. / 15 x 15 m
Surface: concrete
Runway edge lights: PERI
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: RICHLAND LEXINGTON
125A SUMMER LAKE DRIVE
WEST COLUMBIA, SC 29170
Phone 803-822-5050
AIRPORT DISTRICT.
Manager: DAN MANN
125A SUMMER LAKE DRIVE
WEST COLUMBIA, SC 29170
Phone (803) 822-7878

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 84
Single engine airplanes: 46
Multi engine airplanes: 14
Jet airplanes: 18
Helicopters: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 139/day *
44% air taxi
29% transient general aviation
18% commercial
5% military
4% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

FEE FOR COMMERCIAL ACFT OVER 15000 LBS.
HELIPAD H1 LOCATED NORTH OF TAXILANE E, EAST OF TWY E3.
DUE TO PROXIMITY AND RY ALIGNMENT AIRCREWS HAVE MISTAKEN CUB (RY 13/31) FOR CAE (RY 11/29) WHICH IS 6 MILES NE.
OPERATION OF ULTRALIGHT VEHICLES PROHIBITED.
SPORTS COMPLEX WITH NUMEROUS FLOOD LGTS APRXLY 6500 FT FROM APCH END RY 11.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE: NO TURNS BLO 1000 FT FOR TURBINE ENGINE ACFT UNLESS DIRECTED BY ATC.
ACFT LNDG WITH EXPLOSIVES OBTAIN PPR FM ARPT OPS 803-822-5050.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 20 July 2017 at 0901Z and 17 August 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (269KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 11   download (267KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 29   download (239KB)
ILS RWY 11 (CAT II - III)   download (244KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (268KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11   download (264KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (260KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29   download (247KB)
VOR-A   download (180KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (15KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (141KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCUB - Jim Hamilton L B Owens Airport (6 nm E)
6J0 - Lexington County Airport at Pelion (11 nm SW)
KMMT - Mc Entire Joint National Guard Base (16 nm E)
KXNO - North Air Force Auxiliary Field (20 nm S)
KFDW - Fairfield County Airport (23 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Jul-2017
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0510:05
Sunrise06:3310:33
Sunset20:2900:29
Evening civil twilight20:5700:57

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Jul-2017 10:56:41
Local (UTC-4)  26-Jul-2017 06:56:41
 
METAR
KCAE 260956Z VRB03KT 8SM FEW150 23/22 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP182 T02330217
KCUB 
6nm E 
260953Z AUTO 00000KT 6SM BR CLR 24/23 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP186 T02390233 $
KMMT 
17nm E 
260958Z 00000KT 5SM BR SCT150 SCT250 22/22 A3009 RMK AO2A SLP189 T02190219 $
KXNO 
20nm S 
260958Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/19 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP189 T02250189 $
TAF
KCAE 260832Z 2609/2706 VRB03KT P6SM SCT150 FM261400 09006KT P6SM SCT040 FM261800 11007KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB FM270100 12005KT P6SM SCT100
KCUB 
6nm E 
260832Z 2609/2706 VRB02KT P6SM SCT100 TEMPO 2609/2612 4SM BR FM261400 10004KT P6SM BKN040 FM261800 13005KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB FM270100 VRB02KT P6SM SCT100
KMMT 
17nm E 
260700Z 2607/2713 22006KT 4800 BR FEW100 QNH3002INS TEMPO 2607/2612 2400 BR BKN010 BECMG 2612/2613 22006KT 9999 NSW SCT040 SCT150 QNH2999INS TEMPO 2620/2623 VRB15G20KT 4800 -TSRA BKN030CB BKN150 BECMG 2623/2624 21006KT 9999 SCT020 QNH3000INS TX34/2621Z TN23/2608Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Eagle Aviation ASRI 129.95
803-822-5569
toll-free 1-800-849-3245
[web site]
[email]
Eagle Aviation is conveniently located at the midway point of the east coast corridor, and offers a state-of-the-art 24-hour line department designed to minimize your ground time. Eagle is a Shell Performance Center offering high quality fuel and even better service. We strive to make your time on the ground as productive as possible.

Eagle offers a large open level ramp that can accommodate all business and large commercial aircraft. The facility is located adjacent to runway 11/29 reducing taxi time.
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Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $5.61 $4.24 
GUARANTEED
 
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ASRI 130.40
803-822-8332
toll-free 1-800-321-3966
[web site]
[email]
Excellent Staff and Fuel Prices!

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