WHAT AIRLINES SERVE COLUMBIA REGIONAL?
American Airlines and United Airlines serve COU.
American Airlines provides daily, direct service to Chicago O’Hare and Dallas/Forth Worth. United Airlines provides daily, direct service to Denver International Airport and Chicago O’Hare. Both airlines serve hundreds of destinations beyond!
WHAT TYPE OF AIRCRAFT IS USED ON THE COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS?
American Airlines and United Airlines utilize 50-seat Regional Jets, which offer in-flight service, a flight attendant and a restroom.
HOW MUCH WILL I PAY FOR A TICKET FROM COLUMBIA REGIONAL AIRPORT?
Ticket prices vary depending on your destination, the dates and length of the trip and how far in advance reservations are made. All fares will include fees and taxes and are subject to change at any time as determined by the airline. While you may pay a higher face value ticket price then you would flying from St. Louis or Kansas City, you must factor in the cost of driving, your time to and from the airports, and parking costs. Please use the Fare Comparison Calculator to see how a lower price at another airport may not be the least expensive way to travel.
HOW FAR IN ADVANCE OF THE FLIGHT SHOULD I CHECK IN?
The recommended check-in time for flights out of Columbia Regional is at least one (1) hour prior to scheduled flight time. The airline will not accept check-ins or baggage less than 30 minutes prior to departure. The ticket counter closes at 30 minutes prior to departure.
WILL MY BAGGAGE BE CHECKED THROUGH TO MY DESTINATION EVEN THOUGH I AM TRANSFERRING TO ANOTHER PLANE?
If you check baggage when you arrive at the airport, it will be routed to your destination if you booked your trip as one transaction.
WHAT ARE THE REGULATIONS FOR CARRY-ON ITEMS?
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is responsible for screening operations at Columbia Regional. To find out more about carry-on baggage, visit TSA’s website.
WHO DO I CALL TO SEARCH FOR A LOST ITEM?
For lost and found items, contact the Airport at 573-874-7508 (Press 2) or the Airport Safety Office at 573-817-5063.
WILL I NEED TO GO THROUGH SECURITY AGAIN AT CHICAGO or DALLAS/FORT-WORTH?
You will arrive in the secured area when arriving at these airports and will not need to need to go through security again when making your connections as long as you do not leave the secured area of the airport.
WHAT ARE THE PARKING FEES AT COLUMBIA REGIONAL?
Parking at Columbia Regional is FREE! Terminal parking is lighted, next to the Terminal, and patrolled 24/7 by Airport Safety Officers.
IS THERE WI-FI AVAILABLE AT COLUMBIA REGIONAL?
Yes! Free Wi-Fi is provided by the City of Columbia.
CAN YOU CHARTER A FLIGHT AT COLUMBIA REGIONAL?
Central Missouri Aviation (CMA) can assist you with chartered flights by calling them at 573-443-1576. Additional information regarding the services provided by Central Missouri Aviation can be found on their website.
IS GROUND TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE TO AND FROM COLUMBIA REGIONAL?
Yes, ground transportation is available but you will need to call in advance to schedule reservations. View contact information for Taxi Service to Columbia, Jefferson City and the Lake of the Ozarks area. Rates are subject to change so please confirm prices before making reservations.