Air Travel to Columbia

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Columbia Regional Airport (COU) serves the Columbia, Jefferson City and Lake of the Ozarks region with round-trip service to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Jet service is provided on 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets to the cities that, combined, served over 120 million travelers last year.

The airport is about 15 minutes south of campus. COU also has complete corporate and general aviation services. Parking is FREE. Visit the airport's website or call (573) 874-7508 for additional information.

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL) serves St. Louis and the surrounding area, and is less than a two-hour drive from campus. Below is a listing of the airlines at Lambert and a toll-free number for reservations. Please visit the airport's website for more information on how to get to the airport, parking, maps, and other ground transportation information.

Kansas City International Airport (MCI) is another option for getting to the Univerisity of Missouri, Columbia. KCI serves the Kansas City area and is around a 2½-hour drive from campus. Below we have a listing of airlines serving KCI along with their toll-free reservation numbers. Please visit KCI's website for more information reguarding the airport, ground transporation and Kansas City area.

Rental Car Service

Hertz and Enterprise have convenient car rental service counters location in the main terminal of Columbia Regional Airport. For reservations or rates, call Hertz at (573) 449-0077 and Enterprise at (573) 442-3254.


Last updated: January 28, 2014