Cheap Flights to South Carolina
How to Find Cheap Air Travel to/from South Carolina
None of the airports in South Carolina were busy enough to even have 1 million passengers come through in 2006, but these are important regional airports and important airports for the state. The busier airports in South Carolina are listed here in descending order, with the busiest airport listed first.
Charleston International Airport (airport code CHS) lies roughly nine miles from the city of Charleston and is the state’s busiest airport. Charleston saw just under 950,000 passengers come through in 2006, and has more than 100 regular flights per day. In addition to commercial flights, the airfield is also used as the Charleston Air Force Base. No airline uses Charleston as a hub, but the airlines with the biggest presences at the airport are Delta, Continental and US Airways. A full list of airlines serving Charleston is here.
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (airport code GSP) is also known as GSP International, and lies in an unincorporated area of both Greenville and Spartanburg counties. GSP served a little over 750,000 passengers in 2006. All the airlines which serve Greenville-Spartanburg are listed here.
Myrtle Beach International Airport (airport code MYR) serves the popular vacation destination of Myrtle Beach, and had just under 700,000 people come through in 2006. It is only about three miles from downtown Myrtle Beach, making it really easy to get to the famous beach once you arrive. Although it does not currently serve as a hub for any airline, Hooters Air used Myrtle Beach International as a hub before the airport went belly-up in 2006. Today, the airlines with the busiest schedules are Spirit Airlines and US Airways, and you can find a list of all the airlines serving Myrtle Beach here.
Columbia Metropolitan Airport (airport code CAE) has regularly scheduled flights from seven airlines, and served just over 630,000 passengers in 2006. It is actually situated in West Columbia, five miles from downtown Columbia. A list of all the airlines serving Columbia is here.
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