Mount Pleasant Regional Airport (South Carolina)

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Mount Pleasant Regional Airport
Faison Field
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Charleston County Aviation Authority
Serves Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Location 700 Faison Parkway Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Elevation AMSL 12 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 32°53′52″N 79°46′58″W / 32.89778°N 79.78278°W / 32.89778; -79.78278
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 3,700 1,128 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 29,200
Based aircraft 72

Mount Pleasant Regional Airport (ICAO: KLROFAA LID: LRO, formerly 8S5), also known as Faison Field, is a public airport located 9 nmi (17 km) northeast of the central business district of Mount Pleasant, a town in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. It is owned by the Charleston County Aviation Authority.[1] It was formerly the East Cooper Airport.[2]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned LRO by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Mount Pleasant Regional Airport covers an area of 300 acres (120 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (17/35) measuring 3,700 x 75 ft (1,128 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending September 21, 2006, the airport had 29,200 aircraft operations, an average of 80 per day: 96% general aviation, 3% air taxi and 1% military. There are 72 aircraft based at this airport: 90% single engine, 8% multi-engine and 1% helicopter.[1]

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