Anderson Regional Airport
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|Anderson Regional Airport
Anderson Auxiliary Field
|2006 USGS airphoto|
|IATA: AND – ICAO: KAND|
|Operator||County of Anderson|
|Serves||Anderson, South Carolina|
|Elevation AMSL||782 ft / 238.4 m|
Anderson Regional Airport (IATA: AND, ICAO: KAND) is a public airport located 3 miles (5 km) southwest of the city of Anderson, in Anderson County, South Carolina. Anderson Regional Airport has been growing since it opened. In 2007 one runway was paved an extra 1,000 ft (300 m). Anderson Regional Airport does not have any commercial destinations or concourses for gates and there is no control tower, but the airport now can handle more and larger regional jets and aircraft than before. It is one of the busiest airports in the upstate of South Carolina.
Anderson Regional Airport covers 704 acres (2.85 km2) and has two runways and two helipads:
- Runway 5/23: 5,001 x 150 ft (1,524 x 46 m), Surface: Asphalt
- Runway 17/35: 4,996 x 150 ft (1,523 x 46 m), Surface: Asphalt
- Helipad H1: 50 x 50 ft (15 x 15 m), Surface: Concrete
- Helipad H2: 50 x 50 ft (15 x 15 m), Surface: Concrete
Inflight Catering and support services- FBO Foods, Anderson SC. www.fbofoods.com
New Prospect Elementary School is located right across from the airport. The school mascot is the Jets because airplanes can be heard taking off from the airport. It is the headquarters of the Anderson County Civil Air Patrol.
Opened in September 1937. During World War II, the airport was used as an auxiliary airfield by the United States Army Air Forces supporting the combat flight training being conducted at Greenville Army Airbase. Control of the airport was returned to local authorities in the fall of 1945.
- Anderson Regional Airport
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