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KCAE Columbia Metro Airport
Columbia, South Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 17 JUNE 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: CAE
Lat/Long: 33-56-19.8160N 081-07-10.3300W
33-56.330267N 081-07.172167W
33.9388378,-81.1195361
(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
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: 120.15 (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: 124.15 ;110-289 133.4 ;290-109 285.6 ;290-109 338.2 ;110-289
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
IC: 124.15 ;110-289 133.4 ;290-109 285.6 ;290-109 338.2 ;110-289
WX ASOS at CUB (6 nm E): 118.675 (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
MURRY112/6.536207WCA -.-. .-
AIKEN064/32.734706WAIK .- .. -.-
ENOREE138/34.027807WEOE . --- .
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.
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.
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, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: PERI
Latitude: 33-56.525000N
Longitude: 081-06.707167W
Elevation: 236.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: none, in fair condition

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: RICHLAND LEXINGTON
3250 AIRPORT BLVD, SUITE 10
WEST COLUMBIA, SC 29170
Phone 803-822-5050
AIRPORT DISTRICT.
Manager: MICHEAL GULA
3250 AIRPORT BLVD, SUITE 10
WEST COLUMBIA, SC 29170
Phone (803) 822-5017

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 84
Single engine airplanes: 49
Multi engine airplanes: 10
Jet airplanes: 17
Helicopters: 3
Gliders airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 157/day *
31% air taxi
29% transient general aviation
28% commercial
9% military
3% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

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 from 17 June 2021 at 0901Z to 15 July 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (279KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 11 **CHANGED**   download (277KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 29 **CHANGED**   download (255KB)
ILS RWY 11 (CAT II - III) **CHANGED**   download (253KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (289KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11 **CHANGED**   download (273KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 **CHANGED**   download (276KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29 **CHANGED**   download (254KB)
VOR-A **CHANGED**   download (195KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (142KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply **CHANGED**   download (355KB)

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KCUB - Jim Hamilton L B Owens Airport (6 nm E)
6J0 - Lexington County Airport (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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Photo taken 05-Apr-2012
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Jun-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4709:47
Sunrise06:1610:16
Sunset20:3800:38
Evening civil twilight21:0801:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Jun-2021 04:08:40
Local (UTC-4)  25-Jun-2021 00:08:40
 
METAR
KCAE 250356Z 00000KT 10SM FEW200 22/14 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP233 T02170144
KCUB 
6nm E 
250353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM 20/14 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP237 T02000144 $
KMMT 
17nm E 
250356Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/16 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP235 T01670159 $
KXNO 
20nm S 
250356Z AUTO 04003KT 10SM CLR 18/18 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP241 T01820180 $
TAF
KCAE 242357Z 2500/2524 08008KT P6SM SCT050 FM250300 VRB05KT P6SM SKC FM251400 06007KT P6SM SCT050
KCUB 
6nm E 
242357Z 2500/2524 VRB05KT P6SM FEW050 FM251400 06006KT P6SM SCT050
KMMT 
17nm E 
242300Z 2423/2605 05012KT 9999 SKC QNH3014INS BECMG 2523/2524 08006KT 8000 DZ BKN018 QNH3017INS BECMG 2603/2604 09006KT 8000 BR BKN025 QNH3018INS TX30/2521Z TN15/2510Z
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Eagle Aviation ASRI 129.95
803-822-5569
toll-free 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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ASRI 130.40
803-822-8332
toll-free 800-321-3966
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-Jet A Bulk Discounts!
-Avgas Sat & Sun Special! Sat & Sun .50/gal Discount!
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