Conway–Horry County Airport

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Conway–Horry County Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerHorry County Department of Airports
ServesConway, South Carolina
LocationU.S. Route 378
Elevation AMSL35 ft / 11 m
Coordinates33°49′42″N 079°07′19″W / 33.82833°N 79.12194°W / 33.82833; -79.12194Coordinates: 33°49′42″N 079°07′19″W / 33.82833°N 79.12194°W / 33.82833; -79.12194
HYW is located in South Carolina
Location of airport in South Carolina
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 4,401 1,341 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations43,050
Based aircraft39

Conway–Horry County Airport (ICAO: KHYW, FAA LID: HYW) is a county-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) west of the central business district of Conway, a city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States.[1]

Conway–Horry County airport serves mostly general aviation with maintenance and refueling of aircraft. The airport is located off of U.S. Route 378 west of the city of Conway. The airport has one runway and covers 265 acres (1.07 km2) of land.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned HYW by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Conway–Horry County Airport covers an area of 265 acres (107 ha) at an elevation of 35 feet (11 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 4/22 with a 4,401 by 75 ft (1,341 x 23 m) asphalt surface.[1]

For the 12-month period ending September 11, 2007, the airport had 43,050 aircraft operations, an average of 117 per day: ~99% general aviation, <1% air charter and <1% military. At that time there were 39 aircraft based at this airport: 90% single-engine and 10% multi-engine.[1]

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