Berkeley County Airport

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Berkeley County Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCounty of Berkeley
ServesMoncks Corner, South Carolina
Elevation AMSL73 ft / 22 m
Coordinates33°11′08″N 080°02′10″W / 33.18556°N 80.03611°W / 33.18556; -80.03611
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 4,351 1,326 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations29,550
Based aircraft45

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.[1]

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[2] (which assigned MKS to Mekane Selam Airport in Ethiopia[3]).

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

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).[1]

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.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for MKS (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ "Berkeley County Airport (FAA: MKS, ICAO: KMKS)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 17 August 2010.
  3. ^ "Mekane Selam Airport, Ethiopia (IATA: MKS, ICAO: HAMA)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 17 August 2010.

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