The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is formally recognized as the Richland-Lexington Airport District (RLAD) and is a special purpose district of the state of South Carolina.
The RLAD is governed by 12 commissioners. Five members are appointed by the Lexington County Legislative Delegation, five members are appointed by the Richland County Legislative Delegation, and two members are appointed by the City Council of the City of Columbia. Commission members serve up to two consecutive four year terms or until their successors are appointed. The commission meets at 4:00pm on the third Monday of the month in the Carolina Room unless otherwise noted. Meetings are open to the public.
City of Columbia Representatives
- Carol Fowler, Chairwoman
- Breon Walker, Esq.
Lexington County Representatives
- Dan P. Bell
- Pat G. Smith
- Hank Jibaja
- James “Jim” C. Wellman
- Sarah J. Johnson
Richland County Representatives
- Hazel L. Bennett
- Duane Cooper
- LaJoia Broughton
- Anton Gunn
- Johnny Folsom
RLAD Commission Resources
RLAD Commission Meeting Schedule:
*The September 19, 2022 RLAD Commission meeting has been changed to September 12, 2022.
RLAD Commission Meeting Agenda | Upcoming Meeting:
RLAD Commission Meeting Agenda – September 12, 200
RLAD Commission Meeting Minutes:
RLAD Commission Committee Agendas:
RLAD Commission Committee Minutes:
- Air Service, Airport Development and PR Committee Meeting
- Finances, Contracts and Planning Committee Meeting
- Operations, Facilities & Construction Committee Meeting