Rock Hill/York County Airport
|Rock Hill/York County Airport
Rock Hill Municipal Airport
|IATA: RKH – ICAO: KUZA – FAA LID: UZA|
|Owner/Operator||City of Rock Hill|
|Serves||Rock Hill, South Carolina|
|Elevation AMSL||667 ft / 203 m|
Rock Hill/York County Airport (IATA: RKH, ICAO: KUZA, FAA LID: UZA), also known as Rock Hill Municipal Airport and Rock Hill Regional Airport, is a public municipal airport and a Reliever airport of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport located 5 miles (7 km) from the central business district of Rock Hill, in York County, South Carolina, United States.
Bryant Field is named for Robert E. Bryant, an aviator with two international records and an inductee in the South Carolina Aviation Hall of Fame, but the name is no longer used because of confusion with Bryant Field. It is owned and operated by the City of Rock Hill, but York County is also represented on the Airport Commission.
Facilities and aircraft
Rock Hill/York County Airport (Bryant Field) covers an area of 401 acres (162 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (2/20) measuring 5,500 x 100 ft (1,676 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending August 10, 2007, the airport had 42,500 aircraft operations, an average of 116 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% air taxi and <1% military. There are 104 aircraft based at this airport: 97% single-engine and 3% multi-engine.
Construction and Expansion
The City of Rock Hill will add and additional 1,000 ft (304 m) to the Rock Hill/York County Airport Taxiway and Runway. The construction on the runway and taxiway started in the year of 2008 and will be completed by the year of 2012. Other expansions to the airport include a perimeter road and more conventional hangars, they will be completed by 2020. The reason for this expansion is to relieve air traffic from Charlotte-Douglas International Airport and expand tourism for the city of Rock Hill.
- FAA Airport Master Record for UZA ( PDF), effective 2007-10-25
- Rock Hill/York County Airport, official site
- Great Circle Mapper: KUZA / RKH - Rock Hill, South Carolina
- Rock Hill/York County Airport (Bryant Field) at City of Rock Hill website
- Skytech, Inc. - fixed base operator
- Rock Hill Aviation, LLC
- Resources for this airport: