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CAE

Columbia Metropolitan
Columbia, South Carolina

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FAA Identifier: CAE
Latitude/Longitude: 33-56-19.8000N / 081-07-10.3000W
33.9386 / -81.1194
Elevation: 236 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 07W (2020)
Land Area Covered: 2600 acres
From City: 5 nautical miles SW of Columbia, SC
County/Parish: Lexington, SC
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 6/1/1942 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Charlotte
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Jacksonville Center (ZJX)
FSS: Anderson Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: Ss-Sr
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
LCL/P 119.5
LCL/P 257.8
GND/P 348.6
GND/P 121.9
EMERG 121.5
EMERG 243.0
CD/P 119.75
ATIS 120.15
APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C IC 338.2(110-289)
APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C IC 285.6(290-109)
APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C IC 124.15(110-289)
APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C IC 133.4(290-109)
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: High
Bulk oxygen: High
Runway Information:
Runway: 05/23
Dimensions: 8001 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 100 K lbs.
Double wheel: 200 K lbs.
Double tandem: 355 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 11/29
Dimensions: 8601 x 150 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in excellent condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 72 K lbs.
Double wheel: 225 K lbs.
Double tandem: 409 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Helipad: H1
Dimensions: 50 x 50 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete
Runway Edge Lights: PERI intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Richland Lexington
125a Summer Lake Drive
West Columbia, SC 29170
803-822-5050
Manager: Dan Mann
125a Summer Lake Drive
West Columbia, SC 29170
(803) 822-7878
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Remarks:
  • AIRPORT DISTRICT.
  • 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.
  • RY 5 200 FT BY 200 FT BLAST PAD.
  • RY 11 220 FT BY 400 FT BLAST PAD; RY 29 220 FT BY 400 FT BLAST PAD.
  • RY 05/23 CENTER 75 FT IS CONCRETE, ENTIRE LENGTH OF RY.
  • ALSF2 ALSO OPERS AS SSALR.
  • ARPT EXISTED PRIOR TO 1958.
  • TPA FOR PROP ACFT IS 1000' AGL; TPA FOR TURBO PROP IS 1800' AGL.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
CUB Jim Hamilton L B Owens Columbia, SC - Public Charlotte 7 miles
6J0 Lexington County At Pelion Pelion, SC - Public Charlotte 12 miles
FDW Fairfield County Winnsboro, SC - Public Charlotte 26 miles
OGB Orangeburg Muni Orangeburg, SC - Public Charlotte 37 miles
AIK Aiken Muni Aiken, SC - Public Charlotte 38 miles
6J4 Saluda County Saluda, SC - Public Charlotte 39 miles
EOE Newberry County Newberry, SC - Public Charlotte 39 miles
CDN Woodward Field Camden, SC - Public Charlotte 40 miles
1DS Dry Swamp Orangeburg, SC - Public Charlotte 40 miles
6J6 Edgefield County Trenton, SC - Public Charlotte 42 miles
SMS Sumter Sumter, SC - Public Charlotte 44 miles
99N Bamberg County Bamberg, SC - Public Charlotte 44 miles
S17 Twin Lakes Graniteville, SC - Public Atlanta 47 miles
BNL Barnwell Rgnl Barnwell, SC - Public Charlotte 50 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
SC13 Darden Gaston, SC - Private Atlanta 8 miles
2SC8 Gaston Gaston, SC - Private Atlanta 11 miles
SC99 Whiteplains Lexington, SC - Private Atlanta 14 miles
SC45 Gilbert Intl Airpark Gilbert, SC - Private Atlanta 16 miles
24SC The Farm Summit, SC - Private Atlanta 18 miles
SC23 Eagles Nest-Fairview Airpark Pelion, SC - Private Atlanta 18 miles
MMT Mc Entire Jngb Eastover, SC - Private Charlotte 18 miles
1SC2 Gwinn Field Hopkins, SC - Private Charlotte 19 miles
SC14 Shealy Gilbert, SC - Private Atlanta 19 miles
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