Fairfield County Airport (South Carolina)

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Coordinates: 34°18′56″N 081°06′32″W / 34.31556°N 81.10889°W / 34.31556; -81.10889

Fairfield County Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerFairfield County
ServesWinnsboro, South Carolina
Elevation AMSL577 ft / 176 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 5,003 1,525 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations17,000
Based aircraft30

Fairfield County Airport (ICAO: KFDW, FAA LID: FDW) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) southwest of the central business district of Winnsboro, in Fairfield County, South Carolina, United States. It is owned by Fairfield County.[1]

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

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Fairfield County Airport covers an area of 159 acres (64 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (4/22) measuring 5,003 x 100 ft (1,525 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending May 1, 2007, the airport had 17,000 aircraft operations, an average of 46 per day: 95% general aviation, 3% air taxi and 2% military. There are 30 aircraft based at this airport: 80% single engine and 20% multi-engine. By June 1, 2009 there will be 30 T-Hangars on base.[1]

The on location fixed-base operator is S&S Aviation.


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