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Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

Whether you’re going from CAE Airport to a museum or from your hotel to the airport, count on Uber to get you there.

3250 Airport Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29170
+1 803-822-5000

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How to get a ride from CAE Airport

Request when you’re ready to walk outside.

And choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs.

Exit on the lower level

Head outside from baggage claim to the passenger pickup area. This is where all Uber driver-partners at CAE meet travelers for pickup.

Wait curbside

If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

CAE Airport map

The Columbia Metropolitan Airport has one main terminal that handles regional flights.

Top questions from riders

Yes. Tap here for a list of airports around the world where you can request a ride with Uber.

The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) CAE Airport depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.

You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.

Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

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CAE Airport visitor information

Columbia Metropolitan Airport serves the city of Columbia, South Carolina, and handles around 1.1 million travelers annually. CAE Airport is about a 15-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions from downtown Columbia, which is located 7 miles (11 kilometers) from the airport.

CAE Airport terminals

Columbia Metropolitan Airport has one main passenger terminal, with 2 levels. A CAE Airport military lounge is located in the atrium. You can plan your trip using the information below.

CAE Airport airlines and lounges

  • American
  • Delta
  • United
  • Via
  • USO Lounge

Dining at CAE Airport

Columbia Metropolitan Airport is home to many food and beverage options, which are located in the Grand Hall of the main terminal lobby and beyond the security checkpoint in a food court. Dining choices include burgers and fries, sandwiches, and barbecue.

Things to do at CAE Airport

A CAE Airport gift shop is located on both sides of security, selling books, gifts, and apparel.

Hotels near CAE Airport

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near CAE, there are more than 10 hotels and accommodations nearby.

Points of interest near CAE Airport

  • Congaree National Park
  • Finlay Park
  • Soda City Market
  • South Carolina State House

Find more information about CAE here.