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Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Posted on 02 May, 2023 at 05:04 am - by Amelia Frankland

Columbia Metropolitan Airport is the main commercial airport for Columbia and the Midlands region of South Carolina, United States. The airport is located in West Columbia, five miles southwest of Columbia, in Lexington County.

The airport has three asphalt runways, a passenger terminal with four gates, and a freight terminal. It is currently served by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and Allegiant Air.

In 2019, the airport handled 1,256,083 passengers and 97,487 aircraft movements. Columbia Metropolitan Airport is currently the busiest airport in South Carolina.

The airport is governed by the Lexington County Aviation Authority. The authority also owns and operates the Jim Hamilton – L.B. Owens Airport in Columbia, which is a general aviation airport located just northeast of downtown Columbia.

If you're looking for a place to stay near the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, the American Inn Columbia Motel is a great option. It's just 11.6 km from the airport and offers a range of amenities like an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and on-site parking. For car rental options, the airport has Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz, and Avis.

Whether you're flying into Columbia for business or pleasure, the Columbia Metropolitan Airport is the perfect gateway to the Midlands region of South Carolina.

Please visit the official Columbia Metropolitan Airport website for more information.

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