Airport’s future up in the air

The annual number of passengers flying out of Columbia Regional Airport has shrunk by more than half in the last decade, from more than 40,000 to less than 20,000. Questions about the future include whether low numbers would cause the airport to lose all commercial traffic and $1 million in annual federal funding.
Friday, April 29, 2005 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 9:33 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008