KCAE Columbia Metropolitan Airport (2,600 acres) West Columbia, SC
Four Nearby Instrument Airports:
[KCUB] 6 E ; [6J0] 11 SW ; [KMMT] 16 E ;
[KXNO] 20 S ;(ave. distance: 13 nm)
Total Based Aircraft: 87
(49 single-props, 17 multi-props)
(15 jets, 6 helicopters)
Operations & ATC:
(ave. 145 ops/day … with 486,879 enplanements in 2012)
24hr FAA tower♦FAA staffing as of 9/24/11: 31
FAA compiles ATADS data for this facility. Airport operations in 2012 were DOWN 46% vs. 2007 operations, and DOWN 61% from the peak year (1999).
KCAE search (aiR) METAR AIRNAV WIKI
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Four-year average AIP funding: $6,722,473 per year. Last AIP was Grant Sequence #42: $3,636,337 for “Acquire Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Vehicle, Construct Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Building [Phase I – Design], Improve Terminal Building [Phase IV]”
— Average AIP Subsidy is $127 per operation.
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