Columbia Metropolitan Airport
The airport is situated five miles (8km) southwest of Columbia.
Getting to the city
Taxis and rental cars are available and many hotels provide airport shuttles. Limousines can also be arranged.
GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, and Thrifty are represented at the airport.
A large number of taxi companies service the airport and a taxi can usually be found without pre-booking. Taxis can be found just outside the terminal.
Airport facilities include a business centre, a food court, gift shops, a bookstore, and ATMs.
Covered parking in the multi-level garage is free for 20 minutes, $3 for up to 40 minutes, then $1 for each subsequent 20 minutes up to a daily maximum of $12. Surface parking is $1 per 20 minutes up to a maximum of $8 per day. Valet parking is available for $14 per day.
There is free wifi access throughout Columbia Metropolitan Airport.
There is a business centre in the main lobby of the terminal building, providing computer terminals, fax and photocopy services, and a lounge and kitchen area; the centre is open from 6am to 6pm on weekdays. There are additional conference facilities in the Carolina Room for up to 80 people.
Columbia Metropolitan Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.