Berkeley County Airport
|Berkeley County Airport|
|IATA: none – ICAO: KMKS – FAA LID: MKS|
|Owner||County of Berkeley|
|Serves||Moncks Corner, South Carolina|
|Elevation AMSL||73 ft / 22 m|
Berkeley County Airport (ICAO: KMKS, FAA LID: MKS, formerly 50J) is a county-owned public-use airport in Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States. It is located one nautical mile (1.85 km) southwest of the central business district of Moncks Corner, South Carolina.
Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this facility is assigned MKS by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA (which assigned MKS to Mekane Selam Airport in Ethiopia).
Facilities and aircraft
Berkeley County Airport covers an area of 236 acres (96 ha) at an elevation of 73 feet (22 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 5/23 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,351 by 75 feet (1,326 x 23 m).
For the 12-month period ending April 21, 2010, the airport had 29,550 aircraft operations, an average of 80 per day: 96% general aviation, 3% air taxi, and 1% military. At that time there were 45 aircraft based at this airport: 89% single-engine and 11% multi-engine.
- FAA Airport Master Record for MKS ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
- "Berkeley County Airport (FAA: MKS, ICAO: KMKS)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 17 August 2010.
- "Mekane Selam Airport, Ethiopia (IATA: MKS, ICAO: HAMA)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 17 August 2010.
- Airport page at Berkeley County website
- Berkeley County Airport (MKS) information from SC Division of Aeronautics
- Aerial image as of 14 February 1994 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for MKS, effective January 8, 2015
- Resources for this airport: