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KCAE Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Columbia, South Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

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: 1236 ft. MSL
TPA FOR PROP ACFT IS 1000 FT AGL; TPA FOR TURBO PROP IS 1800 FT 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): 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.
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, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: PERI
Latitude: 33-56.330000N
Longitude: 081-07.171667W
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: 87
Single engine airplanes: 47
Multi engine airplanes: 9
Jet airplanes: 28
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 147/day *
37% air taxi
30% transient general aviation
22% commercial
8% local general aviation
3% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

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 24 May 2018 at 0901Z to 21 June 2018 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 (244KB)
ILS RWY 11 (CAT II - III)   download (242KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (275KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11   download (258KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (263KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29   download (239KB)
VOR-A   download (180KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (560KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (141KB)

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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 25-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5009:50
Sunrise06:1810:18
Sunset20:2500:25
Evening civil twilight20:5300:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-May-2018 15:36:20
Local (UTC-4)  25-May-2018 11:36:20
 
METAR
KCAE 251456Z VRB03KT 10SM SCT006 OVC095 24/23 A3009 RMK AO2 RAE21 SLP187 P0002 60048 T02440233 58000
KCUB 
6nm E 
251453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW017 BKN070 OVC110 26/22 A3010 RMK AO2 RAB24E51 SLP192 P0000 60000 T02560222 58002
KMMT 
17nm E 
251506Z 09006KT 10SM BKN018 BKN026 BKN130 BKN200 26/22 A3010 RMK AO2A SLP193 $
KXNO 
20nm S 
251511Z AUTO 15006KT 10SM BKN012 OVC100 26/10 M RMK AO2 CIG 012V100 BKN V SCT SLPNO $
TAF
KCAE 251415Z 2514/2612 13005KT P6SM -SHRA FEW005 BKN013 OVC025 TEMPO 2514/2516 4SM SHRA BR FM251600 13006KT P6SM VCSH BKN015 OVC035 TEMPO 2516/2518 SHRA FM251800 14010KT P6SM VCSH BKN035 TEMPO 2518/2522 SHRA FM260600 VRB04KT P6SM BKN008
KCUB 
6nm E 
251419Z 2514/2612 13005KT P6SM -SHRA BKN015 OVC030 TEMPO 2514/2516 4SM SHRA BR FM251600 13006KT P6SM VCSH BKN020 TEMPO 2516/2518 SHRA FM251800 14006KT P6SM VCSH BKN035 TEMPO 2518/2522 SHRA FM260600 VRB04KT P6SM BKN008
KMMT 
17nm E 
251405Z 2514/2613 10006KT 9999 BKN010 OVC060 QNH3010INS BECMG 2514/2515 10006KT 4800 -SHRA SCT005 BKN020 QNH3005INS BECMG 2517/2518 12010G15KT 8000 -SHRA SCT020 BKN030 QNH3000INS BECMG 2520/2521 16010G15KT 9999 NSW BKN030 QNH2999INS BECMG 2605/2606 18006KT 8000 BR BKN005 OVC020 QNH2997INS BECMG 2608/2609 18006KT 4800 BR OVC005 QNH2997INS TX27/2521Z TN20/2607Z
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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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ASRI 130.40
803-822-8332
toll-free 1-800-321-3966
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-Avgas Sat & Sun Special! Sat & Sun .50/gal Discount!
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