Anderson Regional Airport

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Anderson Regional Airport
Anderson Auxiliary Field
Anderson Regional Airport - South Carolina.jpg
2006 USGS airphoto
IATA: ANDICAO: KAND
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator County of Anderson
Serves Anderson, South Carolina
Elevation AMSL 782 ft / 238.4 m
Coordinates 34°29′41.8″N 82°42′32.5″W / 34.494944°N 82.709028°W / 34.494944; -82.709028
Map
KAND is located in South Carolina
KAND
KAND
Location
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 6,001 1,524 Asphalt
17/35 4,996 1,523 Asphalt
Helipads
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 Concrete
H2 Concrete

Anderson Regional Airport (IATA: ANDICAO: KAND) is a public airport 3 miles southwest of Anderson, in Anderson County, South Carolina. Anderson has no airline flights or concourses for gates, and no control tower, but in 2007 one runway was paved an extra 1,000 ft (300 m) to handle larger aircraft. It is one of the busiest airports in upstate South Carolina.

Facilities[edit]

Anderson Regional Airport covers 704 acres (2.85 km2) and has two runways and two helipads:

  • 5/23: 6002 x 150 ft (1,524 x 46 m) Asphalt
  • 17/35: 4,996 x 150 ft (1,523 x 46 m) Asphalt
  • H1: 50 x 50 ft (15 x 15 m) Concrete
  • H2: 50 x 50 ft (15 x 15 m) Concrete

Inflight Catering and support services- FBO Foods, Anderson SC. www.fbofoods.com

New Prospect Elementary School is across from the airport; the school mascot is the Jets. It is the headquarters of the Anderson County Civil Air Patrol.

History[edit]

The airport opened in September 1937. During World War II the airport was an auxiliary airfield for the United States Army Air Forces supporting the combat flight training at Greenville Army Airbase. Control of the airport was returned to local authorities in the fall of 1945.

Eastern Airlines stopped at AND from 1947 until 1964; Southern left in 1971-75.

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