Columbia and Lake Charles airports and terminals
Airports in Columbia SC, US
Metropolitan Airport (CAE)
Distance from City Center: 6.7 miles
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Flights to Lake Charles
Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Locating cheap flights from Columbia may seem like a challenge, but Orbitz.com helps travelers search a variety of domestic and international flights from the city at one time to locate discount airfares. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is located seven and a half miles from downtown Columbia at 3250 Airport Boulevard, West Columbia, South Carolina, and it is serviced by four major airlines:, American Eagle, Delta, United Airlines and US Airways.
Parking at the Airport
The Columbia Metropolitan Airport offers a multilevel garage, with a maximum daily fee of $12, and a surface lot, with a maximum daily fee of $8. Shorter-term parking fees are assessed in 20-minute increments. Travelers also have the option of paying a weekly rate of $66 for parking. Shuttle services provide transportation to and from the parking areas.
Transportation to the Airport
Orbitz.com helps travelers book car rentals to travel to the airport. To avoid parking fees, travelers can drop the cars off at designated locations before boarding their flights. Nearby hotels offer free shuttle services to and from the airport. Limo and sedan rentals are available by the hour as well. Taxi services provide metered transportation, and the city bus is available at a flat rate.
Restaurants at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Travelers who arrive at the airport early may decide to grab a bite to eat before boarding the plane. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport offers a variety of restaurant options for breakfast, including Gleaton's Restaurant, which offers a selection of breakfast items and coffee, and Creative Croissants, which serves gourmet coffee, croissants and pastries. To see all the airport has to offer, begin by booking cheap flights from Columbia through Orbitz.com.
Lake Charles Regional Airport
Use Orbitz.com to find the best deals on cheap flights to Lake Charles. Lake Charles Regional Airport (500 Airport Blvd.) provides air service to the area. Located approximately seven miles from the heart of the city, this airport offers service from two of the top commercial airlines. United Airlines provides nonstop service to Houston Intercontinental Airport, while American Airlines offers nonstop service to Dallas Fort-Worth Airport.
Transportation from Lake Charles Regional Airport
If you would like to drive yourself from the airport, Orbitz.com can help you book a rental car. Avis, Budget, National and Enterprise all have locations within the airport. Superior Limo and Superior Taxi are also available to pick you up at the airport.
Weather in Lake Charles
Weather is variable in Lake Charles, so you should check the forecast before you pack. Winters are mild, with average lows in the 40s and highs in the 60s. Spring temperatures range from the 50s to upper 60s. Summers are generally hot, with lows in the 70s and highs in the 90s. In fall, the city starts to cool back down, with lows in 50s and 60s and highs in the 70s and 80s.
Lake Charles Attractions
Many people visit Lake Charles to hunt and fish, but the city also has many museums, art galleries, sporting facilities and parks. The Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel and the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lake Charles both offer a wide array of gaming, dining and entertainment options for you to enjoy during your visit. To start planning your trip and find cheap flights to Lake Charles, visit Orbitz.com.
Flight schedule for flights from Columbia to Lake Charles on Fri, Mar 6, 2015
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|American Airlines/US Airways||AA2509/US3667||CAE||6:00 AM||LCH||11:55 AM||CRJ/ERD||6hr 55min|
|American Airlines/American Airlines||AA2509/AA2970||CAE||6:00 AM||LCH||11:55 AM||CRJ/ERD||6hr 55min|
|US Airways/US Airways||US2509/US3667||CAE||6:00 AM||LCH||11:55 AM||CRJ/ERD||6hr 55min|
|US Airways/American Airlines||US2509/AA2970||CAE||6:00 AM||LCH||11:55 AM||CRJ/ERD||6hr 55min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA4253/UA3263||CAE||5:18 PM||LCH||9:57 PM||ERJ/ERJ||5hr 39min|
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