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Air Wisconsin Announces Crew Base at CAE

Air Wisconsin, a regional carrier for United operating as United Express, has announced plans to locate their newest flight crew base at Columbia Metropolitan Airport. The base is scheduled to be operational October 1, 2018.  “This past week, we announced the opening of a crew base expanding our presence at Columbia Metropolitan Airport, which is…
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SUMMER TRAFFIC GROWTH CONTINUES

COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN AIRPORT CONTINUES TO EXPERIENCE SUMMER TRAFFIC GROWTH May and June passenger traffic at Columbia Metropolitan Airport saw a 9% increase over the same months last year. May and June saw passenger increases of 8,600 and 7,600 passengers, respectively. Over 101,000 passengers passed through CAE in May, with 97,000 passengers using the airport in…
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The Richland-Lexington Airport District Announces New Executive Director

The Richland-Lexington Airport District Announces New Executive Director The Richland-Lexington Airport District has promoted Michael A. Gula, A.A.E., to the position of Executive Director of the Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) after a national recruitment initiative. Columbia Metropolitan Airport is a major economic engine for South Carolina's Midlands region. As a self-sufficient entity, the airport doesn't…
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APRIL PASSENGER TRAFFIC UP 17.7%

Over 97,000 passengers used the Columbia Metropolitan Airport in April.  This represents a 17.7% increase in traffic over the 82,900 passengers who used the airport in April of 2017. Passenger traffic at CAE has seen a 6.7% increase during the first four months of 2018. “Growing almost 18% shows an overwhelming response to improved airfares…
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