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Columbia Metro Airport Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Columbia is the capital city of South Carolina.
  • It was one of the first planned cities of the US.
  • It’s located almost at the geographical centre of the state.
  • An unusual sight for tourists is the army base at Fort Jackson.
  • Signs of General Sherman’s cannon attack on the South Carolina Statehouse are still there.

Columbia Metro Airport Mini Guide

Columbia Metro airport, or Columbia Metropolitan Airport, deals with more than 1 million passengers every year in South Carolina. Choose car hire at Columbia Metro airport for full preparation on your journey. Pick up a map of the area from the airport, that way you can explore the surrounding Lexington County. The address for Columbia Metro airport is 3000 Aviation Way, West Columbia, SC 29170 - 2191. That address is only a mere five miles to the south west of the central business district of Columbia.

Columbia Metropolitan Airport has the unique airport code (IATA: CAE) and passengers can look out for this on flight boards around the United States. There are also easy to use global positioning devices. You just plug in the airport coordinates at map latitude 081 07 10 W and map longitude 33 56 20 N. The airport flies to most major American cities including Atlanta, Washington and Charlotte. You can fly to these airports on one of five scheduled airlines. They include Delta Connection flights operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Continental Express services operated by ExpressJet Airlines and Delta Connection routes operated by Chautauqua Airlines.

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There are also a number of cargo airlines and freight operators. Every year more than hundred and sixty thousand tonnes of commercial cargo is transported through the airport. That passes through the newly dedicated air cargo terminal which is known as the Foreign Trade Zone #127 or Columbia Airport Enterprise Park (CAE Park). The airport was recently expanded and renovated to include extra space.

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South Carolina is a historic state and flying into Columbia Metro Airport you’ll be right in the middle of all it has to offer. Pick up your hire car at Columbia Metro Airport and see the battlefields of the Civil War or visit one of the country’s best known army bases. 

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