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IAD to CAE Route Map

Washington, DC to Columbia Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Washington Dulles Intl. to Columbia Metropolitan.

Distance:
401.25 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from IAD to CAE

Airline Carrier

Continental Airlines
United Airlines

Aircraft

Canadair Regional Jet
Canadair Regional Jet

IAD - Washington Dulles Intl. Airlines

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CAE - Columbia Metropolitan Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Washington, DC to Columbia (IAD to CAE)

  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Washington to Columbia in 2009 was 58.14%.
  • The shortest flight distance between Washington and Columbia is 401 miles.
  • The shortest flight between IAD and CAE takes about 62 minutes.
  • go Operated by Mesa Airlines offers the shortest flight times from Washington to Columbia.
  • There were 49,188 passengers that flew from Washington to Columbia in 2009.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from IAD to CAE for go Operated by Mesa Airlines is the CRJ-2/4 built by Canadair with 50 seats.
  • In 2009, there were 2 airline companies operating between Washington and Columbia.
  • The newest aircraft servicing IAD to CAE in 2009 was Shuttle America's EMB-170 from Embraer. The EMB-170 started flying in 2004.
  • Flight #7126, operated by go Operated by Mesa Airlines, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 16 minutes average delay between flights from Washington to Columbia.
  • go Operated by Mesa Airlines, Shuttle America offer flights from Washington, DC to Columbia, SC.
  • go Operated by Mesa Airlines operates the shortest flights from Washington to Columbia.
  • go Operated by Mesa Airlines carried a total of 49,124 passengers from IAD to CAE in 2009.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Washington and Columbia from go Operated by Mesa Airlines is the CRJ-900 built by Bombardier with 86 seats.
  • 84,546 seats were available on flights from IAD to CAE in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 49,188 passengers flew on all flights from IAD to CAE that year.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Washington, DC to Columbia, SC in 2009 was go Operated by Mesa Airlines' RJ-700 from Canadair which started flying in 1990.
  • The average flight time from Washington, DC to Columbia, SC takes about 62 minutes.
  • go Operated by Mesa Airlines operated flights from IAD to CAE using 3 types of aircraft in 2009.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)