South Carolina International and Major Airports

Major Airports Code  
Columbia Metropolitan Airport CAE

Charleston International Airport transformation

Greenville - Spartanburg Intl. Airport GSP
Airport Delays  

There are seven major South Carolina airports, all of which act as regional airports. The busiest passenger area is the Charleston International Airport. Just past the border in North Carolina is Charlotte / Douglas International Airport, the 30th busiest airport in the world, in terms of passengers.

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    Charleston International Airport
    Charleston International Airport(CHS) is a joint civil-military airport situated in North Charleston, South Carolina. The airport is operated by the Charleston County Aviation Authority under a joint-use agreement with Joint Base Charleston. It is South Carolina's largest and busiest airport; in 2017 the airport served just under 4 million passengers in its busiest recorded year. The airport is situated in North Charleston and is about 12 miles northwest of downtown Charleston. The airport is also home to the Boeing facility that assembles the 787 Dreamliner.  - List of US Airlines

    The combined airport area of Charleston International Airport and Charleston Air Force Base includes 2,060 acres and features two runways:

    • Runway 15/33 is 9,001 × 200 feet
    • Runway 03/21 is 7,000 × 150 feet.
    There are four general areas of the airport: the military area in the west, the airline terminal in the south, the general aviation area in the east, and the Boeing assembly area further south.

    Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

    Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
    Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport(GSP) (Roger Milliken Field) is located near Greer, South Carolina, halfway between Greenville and Spartanburg, the primary cities of the Upstate region. The airport is the second-busiest airport in South Carolina, after Charleston International Airport, with around 2.13 million passengers in 2017.  - List of US Airlines

    The airport consists of 3,500 acres and there is a single runway, designated 4/22 which is 11,001 × 150 feet consisting of asphalt/concrete.

    There a terminal building made up of two concourses: Concourse A (gates A1–A9), and Concourse B (gates B1–B4). Check-in is the same location for all passengers.

    Myrtle Beach International Airport

    Myrtle Beach International Airport
    Myrtle Beach International Airport(MYR) is a county-owned public-use airport situated three nautical miles southwest of the central business district of Myrtle Beach, in Horry County, South Carolina. It was previously called Myrtle Beach Jetport (1974–1989) and is situated on the site of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, which also features The Market Common shopping complex.

    Myrtle Beach International Airport includes 3,795 acres at an elevation of 25 feet above mean sea level. There is a single runway designated as 18/36 with an asphalt and concrete surface measuring 9,503 x 150 feet. The entrance to the airport is on Harrelson Boulevard.

    Myrtle Beach Airport became an international airport with the opening of the new international terminal August 21 of 1996, and a new logo was unveiled reflecting the architectural design of the airport's terminal and the influence of the beach by showing a pained window and a palm tree in blue and green colors.

    Columbia Metropolitan Airport

    Columbia Metropolitan Airport
    Columbia Metropolitan Airport(CAE) is the primary commercial airport for Columbia and the Midlands area of South Carolina. The airport is five miles southwest of Columbia, in Lexington County. CAE is a regional cargo hub for UPS Airlines.

    The airport consists of 2,600 acres and there are two runways:

    • Runway 11/29 is 8,601 x 150 feet.
    • Runway 5/23 is 8,001 x 150 feet. There is also a 50 x 50 feet helipad.
    The center 75 feet of runway 5/23 is asphalt; the edges are built of grooved concrete.

    The airport is a hub for UPS Airlines..

    Florence Regional Airport

    Florence Regional Airport
    Florence Regional Airport(FLO) is a public airport located three miles east of Florence, in Florence County, South Carolina.

    The only scheduled flights are American Eagle to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, which takes about 30 minutes.  - List of US Airlines

    Florence Regional Airport consists of 1,436 acres. There are two asphalt runways:

    • Runway 1/19 is 6,000 × 150 feet.
    • Runway 9/27 is 6,502 × 150 feet.

    Hilton Head Airport

    ilton Head Airport Photo by Island Packet
    Hilton Head Airport(HXD) is a public use airport situated on the island of Hilton Head, in Beaufort County, South Carolina, also called Hilton Head Island Airport, HHH is owned by Beaufort County and pretty much used for general aviation, but it is also served by a commercial airline and one public charter airline operating limited service. It is the only airport on Hilton Head Island.

    Hilton Head Airport consists of 131 acres at an elevation of 19 feet. There is a single runway designated 3/21 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,000 by 100 feet. The runway was extended to better serve more types of aircraft.  - List of US Airlines

    The present 18,000 square feet terminal building was constructed in 1995. There are four airline gates.

    Other Important South Carolina Airports

    Beaufort County Airport, Anderson, North Myrtle Beach, Charleston, and Aiken

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