South Carolina - Beaufort County Airports

Airport Name

At / Near Town

Type

FAA LID

Year
Opened

Year
Closed

Comments

1) Beaufort County Airport

Beaufort

General
Aviation

ARW

1973

-
Per AirNav - activated 12/1973. aka Frogmore Island Airport.

2) Hilton Head Island Airport

Hilton Head

Primary

HXD

1967

-
Professional golfer Arnold Palmer, an avid pilot, became the first person to land.

3) Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

Beaufort

Military

NBC

1943

-
Started out as Naval Air Station Beaufort. aka Merritt Field.

4) Parris Island Landing Field

Beaufort

Defunct
Military

-

1919

1921
Used to train Marine pilots to fly the Navy's DH-4 bombers.

5) Page Field Marine Corps Outer Landing Field

Beaufort

Defunct
Military

-

1930

1960
Named in honor of USMC Captain Arthur Page, who died in a 1930 crash of an XF6C-6 Hawk during the Thompson Trophy Race at Chicago.

6) Marsh Point Airport

Beaufort

Private

SC74

1987

-
Per AirNav - activated 11/1987. Owned and operated by Alicia B. Campbell.

7) Salty Fare Landing Seaplane Base

Hilton Head Island

Private

2SC4

1999

-
Per AirNav - activated 7/1999. Owned and operated by NY Escape, Inc.

8) Melrose Landing Seaplane Base

Daufuskie Island

Private

2SC3

1999

-
Per AirNav - activated 7/1999. Owned and operated by NY Escape, Inc.

9) Huspa Plantation Airfield

Sheldon

Private

-

-

-
Very little information available for this airfield.

10) Laurel Hill Plantation Airport

Beaufort

Defunct

SC05

<1997

Unk
Very little information available for this airfield.


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