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June 7, 2012 | 12:00 a.m. CST
The cost of parking at the terminal. Who can pass up free parking?
The distance in miles between the airport and Columbia’s city limits. That’s a fairly short drive compared to the trip to the St. Louis or Kansas City international airports, a 107- or 130-mile drive, respectively.Related Articles
The number of aircraft (single-engine airplanes, multi-engine airplanes, jet airplanes and helicopters) on the airport’s field. The airport even has its own air taxi, which is essentially the aerial equivalent of those yellow cars — it’s a small aircraft that can travel between local airports, greatly reducing travel time.
The total number of flights available to Columbians through the Memphis and Atlanta airports. Imagine all the exotic places you could visit: Paris, Amsterdam and even Barbados.
The farthest distance in miles passengers can now travel through a connecting flight from Columbia Regional Airport after June 7. From CoMo to Atlanta to Johannesburg, South Africa — that’s 18 hours.