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 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.
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.
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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