COU http://kbia.org en How Columbia Regional Airport lost all its airlines but one http://kbia.org/post/how-columbia-regional-airport-lost-all-its-airlines-one <p>This week we note the last departure of Frontier Airlines from Columbia Regional Airport and try to figure out how we ended up with just one airline.</p><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 20:20:30 +0000 Scott Pham 33799 at http://kbia.org How Columbia Regional Airport lost all its airlines but one Columbia airport tower to remain operational http://kbia.org/post/columbia-airport-tower-remain-operational <p><em>Edited at 3:30 pm with quotes from Columbia Public Works</em></p><p>Columbia Regional Airport (COU) issued a press released Friday afternoon announcing it had received word that its tower will remain open thanks to new federal funding.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://kbia.org/post/federal-sequestration-cuts-will-shut-down-columbias-airport-control-tower">As we've reported befor</a>e, the air control tower serving Columbia Regional Airport&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/CMS/pressreleases/downloadfile.php?id=255" style="line-height: 1.5;">was on a list [pdf]&nbsp;</a>of regional towers that the FAA was planning to close<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 20:03:49 +0000 Scott Pham & Ryan Famuliner 33539 at http://kbia.org Columbia airport tower to remain operational Federal sequestration cuts will shut down Columbia's airport control tower http://kbia.org/post/federal-sequestration-cuts-will-shut-down-columbias-airport-control-tower <p>On Friday, the Columbia Regional Airport received notice that its control tower was among <a href="http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/CMS/pressreleases/downloadfile.php?id=255">149 around the country[PDF]</a> that would close as a result of federal sequestration cuts. The closure is expected to take place at some point between April 7 and May 7.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 20:49:33 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & Scott Pham 30859 at http://kbia.org Federal sequestration cuts will shut down Columbia's airport control tower Columbia Regional Airport passenger traffic, 2000-2012 [infographic] http://kbia.org/post/columbia-regional-airport-passenger-traffic-2000-2012-infographic <p>Since 2000, airlines have come and gone at Columbia Regional Airport (COU), changing in the number of passengers passing through the airport. This graph shows the total number of passengers who arrived or departed on commercial aircraft at COU since 2000.</p><p>Click on a letter to see which airlines came or went at that particular time. &nbsp;All numbers and events took place during the month listed, although the graph will denote that time as the first of the month. &nbsp;Use the scrollbar at the bottom to change the view of the graph.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 22:09:41 +0000 Charles Minshew 23235 at http://kbia.org Columbia Regional Airport passenger traffic, 2000-2012 [infographic]