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Lightning strikes Columbia air passenger

COLUMBIA - Officials say lightning struck a female passenger who was getting off a plane at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.Multiple media outlets report an airport spokeswoman says the woman, whose identity hasn't been given...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-29/lightning-strikes-columbia-a
SC plane crash kills real estate exec

...Authorities say an 85-year-old pilot reported engine trouble just before his fatal crash into a lake near the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.Saturday's crash killed Robert "Bob" Russell Jr. who helped start the giant Russell & Jeffcoat Real...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-25/sc-plane-crash-kills-real-es
In first visit to SC as president, Obama tells crowd to honor country's progress via service

...Accompanied by Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., and Attorney General Eric Holder, Obama was greeted at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport by Gov. Nikki Haley and Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin. He also greeted and shook hands with a crowd of guests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-06/1st-visit-sc-president-obama-tells-
Flier, airport hopes are up

...to put less wear on her tires next year. The New Jersey native, who often drives more than an hour to the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, is looking forward to the day when she can catch direct flights home from Augusta. "To drive over and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/25/met_354483.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Across South Carolina

...against a 57-year-old activist accused of protesting outside a designated area during a presidential visit. Columbia Metropolitan Airport Police Chief Randy Blackmon said the trespassing charge against Brett Bursey, who runs the South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/06/met_475221.shtml
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US Airways picks up customers

...not?" They're now wishing they had simply used Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport or Columbia Metropolitan Airport, as they usually do for air travel. In addition to losing some of their luggage and getting them to their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/07/met_9833.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Airline launches service

...that Atlantic Southeast Airlines would begin three nonstop daily round-trips between LaGuardia Airport and Columbia Metropolitan Airport starting March 16. New York is the second most popular destination for travelers departing Augusta Regional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/04/bus_276587.shtml
Business | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Sanford notes

...a South Carolina airport the day he dropped off the map to see his mistress in Argentina. Videos from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport show him walking inside the airport, standing on a moving sidewalk and then approaching a boarding counter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/26/met_528854.shtml
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Cessna pilot makes emergency landing on SC highway

...Lexington County Sheriff's spokesman Maj. John Allard told reporters the Cessna 182 Skylane had left Columbia Metropolitan Airport for Macon, Ga., on Tuesday afternoon when the pilot had to land several hundred feet away from the runway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-06/cessna-pilot-makes-emergency
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Drummer, DJ expected to recover

...Goldstein, better known as DJ AM, were the only survivors of a fiery runway crash just before midnight Friday at Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Four people died -- Mr. Barker's assistant, his bodyguard and two crew members. Hospital officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/22/met_476730.shtml
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