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The COMET Connects to the Columbia Metropolitan Airport – A Ribbon Cutting

posted by Tiffany James
October 31, 2018

The COMET Connects to the Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Columbia, SC – The COMET is extending Route 28: West Columbia to the Columbia Metropolitan Airport for the first time since 2005. This route will service the airport every two hours Monday through Saturday. There will be a ribbon cutting to kick-off this milestone.

Where:  Columbia Metropolitan Airport
When:   Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Time:     10:00 a.m.

Speakers will include:

• Mike Gula, Columbia Metropolitan Airport Executive Director
• John C. Andoh, The COMET Executive Director/CEO
• The Honorable Joyce Dickerson, Richland County Council Chairwoman
• The Honorable Debbie Summers, Lexington County Council Chairwoman
• Ron Anderson, The COMET Board of Directors Chairman
• Roger Leaks, The COMET Board of Directors

About The COMET
The COMET is a service of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority and provides countywide public transit services on 35 fixed routes, two ReFlex services and DART ADA complementary paratransit service throughout Richland and western Lexington Counties. The COMET transports approximately 2.8 million passenger trips a year on a fleet of 81 buses and vans. Transit services are provided under contract with Transdev Service, Inc of Lombard, Illinois.
For additional The COMET information, please call (803) 255-7100, TDD/TTY: 711 through the relay service, email: or visit