Closest Airport: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)
The distance between the airport and downtown Columbia is about 8 miles.
It takes about 15 minutes to drive from the airport to downtown Columbia, depending on traffic conditions.
- Upon exiting the airport, head southeast on Airport Boulevard towards Lexington Drive.
- Turn left onto Lexington Drive.
- Turn left onto John N. Hardee Expressway.
- Turn right onto US-321 N/Airport Boulevard.
- Keep right to continue on Airport Boulevard.
- Continue straight onto SC-2 E/Airport Boulevard.
- Take the exit toward downtown/Elmwood Avenue.
- Merge onto McAlister Road.
- Turn right onto Gervais Street.
- Turn left onto Assembly Street.
- Turn right onto Taylor Street.
- Turn left onto Main Street to reach downtown Columbia.